Technical Manager
Huddersfield
DK261021TECHNICALMANAGER
Manufacturing
Permanent

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Discipline: Automation, CAD, Manufacturing

Speciality: CNC Machinery

UK Residency Required: Yes

Salary: £40k per annum

Benefits: + pension + progression etc

Apply by: 28/11/2021

Min Experience: years

OVERVIEW & ROLE DESCRIPTION

Overview

We are currently recruiting for a Technical Manager on behalf of a leading provider of CAD and CAM solutions and projects for the education sector. The company manufacture a range of products including CNC mills, lathes and routers.

Established over 50 years, they are based in West Yorkshire and have a team of over 20 staff members.

The role of Technical Manager will be a two-fold role, with overall responsibility for the day-to-day activities of the Production and Technical Department as well take overall responsibility for Product Design and Development across the range of CNC Machines, CAD/CAM Software and F1 in Schools product range.

This is a Monday to Friday role, 37 hours per week.

 

Responsibilities

  • Provide support and daily management of the Technical and Production Staff.
  • Responsible for creating and developing new products and improving existing products.
  • Liaise with sales and technical and production staff at key stages in product development.
  • Support manufacturing and design activities including developing protypes for new products.
  • Provide technical support to purchasing and production departments with design issues and product selection.
  • Assist purchasing with managing relationships with 3rd party suppliers and key business suppliers.
  • Ensure all products comply with the relevant directives and standards and that relevant documentation is included in the CE and UKCA technical files.
  • Perform design and machinery risk assessments
  • Produce and maintain electrical design drawings
  • Production of product training and user manuals.
  • Be able to provide technical feedback so sales can maintain good customer relations.

 

Skills & Attributes

  • Qualified to at least HNC / HND level in Electrical / Electronic Engineering related discipline or time served.
  • Relevant experience in motion control and automation.
  • Motion and stepper motor control system experience would be beneficial.
  • Knowledge of prototypes and the full product design cycle.
  • Ideally a working knowledge of CNC Operation.
  • Understanding of software writing / coding.
  • Good customer facing skills.
  • IT proficient in Word, Excel and Outlook and familiar with business management software.
  • Self-motivated, ambitious, entrepreneurial and excellent team player skills.
  • Able to travel to support customers Nationally and Internationally.

 

Note:- Apex Engineering are acting as an Employment Agency

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Qualified to at least HNC / HND level in Electrical / Electronic Engineering related discipline or time served.
  • Relevant experience in motion control and automation.
  • Motion and stepper motor control system experience would be beneficial.
  • Knowledge of prototypes and the full product design cycle.
  • Ideally a working knowledge of CNC Operation.
  • Understanding of software writing / coding.
  • Good customer facing skills.
  • IT proficient in Word, Excel and Outlook and familiar with business management software.
  • Self-motivated, ambitious, entrepreneurial and excellent team player skills.
  • Able to travel to support customers Nationally and Internationally.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide support and daily management of the Technical and Production Staff.
  • Responsible for creating and developing new products and improving existing products.
  • Liaise with sales and technical and production staff at key stages in product development.
  • Support manufacturing and design activities including developing protypes for new products.
  • Provide technical support to purchasing and production departments with design issues and product selection.
  • Assist purchasing with managing relationships with 3rd party suppliers and key business suppliers.
  • Ensure all products comply with the relevant directives and standards and that relevant documentation is included in the CE and UKCA technical files.
  • Perform design and machinery risk assessments
  • Produce and maintain electrical design drawings
  • Production of product training and user manuals.
  • Be able to provide technical feedback so sales can maintain good customer relations.