Technical Manager



Salary:£40,000 to £45,000 Per Annum


Contract Type:Permanent

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Chase Taylor Recruitment are currently working on an exciting opportunity for a Technical Manager within the Windows and Doors / Fenestration industry. This company is an experienced manufacturer of high-quality composite doors, uPVC external door panels, uPVC internal doors and bespoke plastic extrusions.

The role:

  • To develop a range of company products which support strategic growth, brand development and diversification, while ensuring compliance with relevant legislation.
  • To represent the business through recognised governing bodies and forums that offer a platform to shape and influence our business.
  • Provide technical expertise and leadership aimed at developing a highly capable and proactive team focussed on delivering CPD and NPI projects on time and to a high professional standard.   
  • To inform, motivate and inspire your direct team, peers, and colleagues to achieve the business objectives in line with the strategic vision. 
  • To manage the New Product Introduction and Continuous Product Development process.
  • Develop NPI design briefs in partnership with Sales and Marketing.
  • Develop CPD proposals in partnership with all key stakeholders.
  • Develop design solutions, subject to suitable assessment criteria, in line with the design brief.
  • Work with Purchasing to produce a fully costed BOM for the proposed solution.
  • Introduce structured design sign off with all key stakeholders, following prototype build, testing and assessment. 
  • Produce a detailed product specification document, managed through controlled release to all key stakeholders.
  • Take ownership for first off builds through the entire business process, ensuring the product design has fulfilled the project brief in full. 
  • Represent the business on various technical committees and forums that best place us to influence legislation and our business sector. 
  • Liaise with all staff throughout the organisation to ensure that the business management systems are functioning properly as defined in the company procedures and manuals. 
  • Drive performance improvement through management of KPI’s.
  • Make sure that the manufacturing processes meet the UK national standards where applicable, and if required international standards.
  • Set up and maintain controls and documentation procedures.
  • Support required growth through resource management and recruitment as necessary. 

The candidate:

  • Educated to degree level in a related subject.
  • Experience in a related industry preferred but not essential.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a management position.
  • Competent use of CAD or similar drafting software.
  • Prince 2 practitioner or similar would be an advantage.  


  • Private Healthcare
  • Pension
  • Bonus
  • Health Cash Plan

For more information about this role contact Chase Taylor Recruitment quoting reference MM2922.


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