Technical Lead

Job Title: Technical Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
REF: J3967_1517581651
Contact Name: John Boggis
Contact Email:
Job Published: 12 months ago

Job Description

An exciting opportunity exists for a Technical Lead to join a leading household brand based in Milton Keynes.

Basic Salary £35,000 - £40,000 per annum depending on experience
Annual Bonus
Company Pension
33 days holiday inc. Bank holidays
Genuine opportunities for career progression

The main purpose of the Technical Lead will be to provide technical and manufacturing expertise in support of supply chain, commercialisation, new product development, sales, marketing and regulatory compliance projects. To be effective, this role will lead the collaboration and communication between internal departments and 3rd party suppliers and manufacturers.

*Coordinates the manufacturing process for new components, new products and products changes through to cross departmental sign-off
*Deploys new products and product variations in conjunction with the relevant departments (QA/Innovation/R&D/Operations) and 3rd party suppliers/manufacturers
*Collates relevant paperwork and sets up or amends item's BOM on the internal company system.
*Provide suggestions & recommendations to improve price or reduce costs - as an active member of the PIF costing team (e.g. New components/caps)
*Supports implementation of new manufacturing projects for the purpose if improving quality, reducing price, supplier change
*Contributes to development and refinement of packaging specifications and related documentation
*Provide oversight of packaging from design with external partners through to manufacturing (inclusive of trials) and issue resolution to deliver secondary packaging solutions for new products, product variations and product improvements.
*Provides ongoing packaging design inputs and recommendations to improve performance and/or reduce cost

*Demonstrable experience supporting product- based manufacturing within Supply chain, Purchasing, Quality, NPD and/or Product Commercialisation.
*Hands on technical experience in manufacturing, product development and/or trial production
*Packaging manufacturing and design support experience
*Broad experience managing projects related to packaging, supply, cost and quality improvement
*Project management experience across Europe desirable
The first stage of the application process is to apply online. If you would like any more information about this vacancy before applying, please feel free to contact us and ask for John.
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