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Technical Manager – Textiles

Technical Manager – Textiles

  • Huddersfield

Are you an experienced Technical Manager from within the textiles industry?  Do you have a good knowledge of colour and chemical management? Can you manage a team?

Working with this great employer in West Yorkshire, we are looking to recruit an experienced Technical Manager to join the business on a full time, permanent basis.


About You

  • It would be wonderful if you were a qualified Colourist however a relevant degree in technical textiles or chemistry would be just as good.
  • You’ll have worked in a similar role as a Technical Manager within textiles, dyeing or chemicals.
  • It’s essential that you’re a “people person” as you will manage a team of textile operatives on the day shift.
  • You will have a good working knowledge of the textiles industry with hands-on experience in colour management and colour matching.
  • You should be financially astute as you will manage the budget and costing for the department.
  • You are able to commit to a full time role working a day shift 40 hours per week.

About The Job

  • As a team, you’ll be responsible for working on the development of products, improving production efficiency and quality.
  • You will manage the product development team, ensuring that all trials are conducted and concluded concisely with documentation.
  • Working closely with the Technical Compliance Officer, ensuring that all dyes and chemicals have MSDS’s and TDS, COSHH info supplied.
  • You’ll be responsible for colour/shade matching, recipe alteration and communication of shade and recipe information to supporting personnel within the colour weighing and dyeing environments.
  • You will assist in the development and maintenance of control plans that enable efficient process control whilst capturing relevant data to ensure compliance.
  • Naturally you’ll monitor and implement Quality and Health & Safety measures into your practice.

About The Company

  • They are an award winning textile manufacturer based in the heart of West Yorkshire – commutable from Leeds, Huddersfield, Sheffield, Oldham and Rochdale.

What You Get

  • A salary of c£40,000
  • Sick pay scheme (following probationary period)
  • Death in service
  • Corporate gym membership
  • Free parking

If this role sounds like something you can do, then please apply now or call and speak to Lucy Bailey.

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Job Overview
Laboratory, Manufacturing, Technologist
Offered Salary
c£40,000 + benefits
Job Location
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