Technical Manager, Multi-Functional Responsibility, Zürich

Location
Zürich
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
Sep 30, 2016
Closes
Oct 30, 2016
Ref
AM143425.6
Contact
Arthur Mills
Jobseeker Type
Professional
Organization Type
Corporate
Contract Type
Employee
Hours
Full Time

Technical Manager, Multi-Functional Responsibility, Zürich


A great senior management role which offers a lot of diversity with responsibility for R&D, Production and Technical Service, allowing you to optimise business processes in the technical elements of the company and giving you a healthy mix between operational hands-on input and business strategy. This role is a great step for an R&D Manager who is looking to develop into senior management.

With your core focus being on R&D, you will be managing formulations development which will include disciplinary and line management of a team of 10 people, overseeing existing development projects and ensuring quality processes throughout the R&D and production cycle. In addition, you will have responsibility for keeping contact with the Production Manager, ensuring quality processes and production capacity are maintained and managing technical service activities for clients.

Responsibilites:

  • Line/Disciplinary Management of a team of 10 people
  • Management of all R&D and Technical service staff as well as the Production Manager
  • Overseeing R&D projects and managing pilot plant scale up
  • Managing quality processes and ensuring consistent quality across R&D and production
  • Regular reporting and work as part of senior management which will include strategy board meetings
  • Financial budget responsibility for all departments under your control

The company you will be joining develop mainly solvent based but also some water based coatings systems for metal substrates with a focus on corrosion protection. They supply into the Architectural, Marine, Construction and Industrial fields with clients 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.

Company Profile:

  • Develop and manufacture solvent-based and water-based coating systems for metal & plastic substrates
  • Supply into Industrial, Architectural, Aluminium & Steel Rolling and Marine sectors
  • Main focus on corrosion protection systems with a range of plastic coatings
  • Mid-size SME with short reporting lines and quick decision making processes
  • Headquarters near Zurich with a customer base across Europe, North Africa and India

Requirements:

  • 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 a.mills@nonstop-chemical.com 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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