Technical Manager, Short Decision Making Processes, Zurich
This is a great opportunity with a small to medium size company that manufacture corrosion-protection coatings for metal substrates. As a result of the company's size there are very short communications lines and minimal managerial hierarchy which allows them to take decisions and sign-off on projects in a very short period of time, meaning that there is a fast pace of work and a huge amount of daily variety.
As Technical Manager you will be responsible for all technical aspects of the business including Research & Development, Production and Technical Service, allowing you to manage product and technology development from start to finish. Whilst the position has a strong focus on hands-on operational management you will also be part of the senior management team and helping with decision making on strategic development and company growth plans in the future, allowing you to develop all-round management skills.
The company you will be joining develop solvent based corrosion protection coatings systems for metal substrates and they supply into the Architectural, Marine, Construction and Industrial markets with their clients spread across Europe, North Africa and India, so you can expect to have contact with an international client base and attend business meetings abroad on a fairly regular basis. With their headquarters in Zurich, the company have their production, R&D, technical service and sales & marketing teams on-site, ensuring they have very close lines of communication which helps them to maintain short decision making proceses.
- Hands-on formulations knowledge of solvent-based corrosion protection coatings for Metal Substrates
- Training as Lacklaborant or a degree in Chemistry
- At least 6 years experience in R&D
- Line/Disciplinary management experience of at least 5 staff
- Fluent German with a good level of English
For a confidential discussion about this position or other opportunities in Research & Development send an up to date Microsoft Word version of your CV to Arthur Mills at NonStop Chemical on firstname.lastname@example.org or call me in Germany on +49 892 109 3363 or in Switzerland on +41 43 508 0817.
I am the specialist consultant for Research and Development in the Paints & Coatings Industry. I offer positions at seniorities from Associate through to Director level for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. If you are a Coatings Professional in R&D and are looking for new opportunities then feel free contact me for a confidential discussion. Elsewise, if you are looking to hire these professionals for your company then contact me for a free consultation.
NonStop Chemical is the specialist agency for recruitment in the Chemicals, Agrochemicals and Cosmetics Industries across Europe. Having forged our reputation in REACh Regulatory Affairs over the last 8 years we offer clients and candidates industry leading service (verified by APSCo) and expert knowledge. We have individual consultants specialising in R&D, Sales, REACh, Regulatory Affairs, EHS, Geotechnical, Geo-Environmental, Remediation, Contaminated Land, Ecology, Air Quality, Acoustics and Supply Chain.
NonStop Chemical is the specialist agency for recruitment in the Chemicals, Agrochemicals and Cosmetics Industries across Europe. Having forged our reputation in REACh Regulatory Affairs over the last 7 years we offer clients and candidates industry leading service levels (verified by APSCo) and expert knowledge. We have individual consultants specialising in R&D, Sales, REACh, Regulatory Affairs, EHS, Geotechnical, Geo-Environmental, Remediation, Contaminated Land, Ecology, Air Quality, Acoustics and Supply Chain.
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