Technical Development Manager (Ref: 9863)

We have a new opportunity for a Technical Development Manager, reporting to the National Technical Manager, this position will provide support in the development of product and quality opportunities for our cementitious & Lytag business and will support continuous quality improvement and customer support activities to meet aligned business objectives.

About the role

You will specifically focus on the precast and block markets this role will focus on developing products to meet the needs of these sectors whilst also supporting the company objective to produce lower carbon products. The role will also support the sales team in the management of key accounts in these sectors.

  • Support product development initiatives – in particular reviewing the needs of customers in this area and then working with production teams to refine our existing products for both cement and Lytag to better suit the customer requirements
  • Work with the sales and marketing teams to produce literature to support the sales activity in these sectors
  • Assist the sales team in the management of key accounts in the precast and block markets
  • Support product quality optimisation activities, cooperating with the industrial quality teams
  • Lead opportunities studies on specific quality related projects
  • Contribute to innovation, working from the development of new products to their introduction to market.
  • Provide customer support for product optimisation and new product launch
  • Be responsible for promoting a strong health and safety culture in line with the Company safety rules and health
  • and safety legislation.
  • Develop technical knowledge to support the business to achieve its internally defined objectives
  • Develop and apply quality assurance systems and procedures
  • Perform detailed analysis on quality investigations and provide corrective action plans
  • Develop training material for basic quality courses for the commercial team
  • Support on customer issues and complaints resolution

 

What will you bring?

  • Experience having worked in a technical/quality function is essential
  • Previous experience in a precast concrete business essential
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all key stakeholders
  • Flexibility to adapt and respond to change
  • Ability to motivate self to meet targets and deliver results
  • Operate in line with safety, health, environment and quality procedures, Aggregate Industries brand values,
  • competition law compliance and other business processes and procedures.
  • Previous experience in a sales role is desirable

What’s on offer?

  • Competitive Salary, bonus and benefits recognizing the contribution you bring
  • Opportunities for Career Progression both at home and abroad
  • An inclusive and safety focused culture with people at the heart of the business

We are committed to building a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.


Why join Aggregate Industries?

To be at the heart of construction, we see our people at the forefront of the construction industry, transforming it into a more sustainable future. We employ highly talented, experienced and motivated people from diverse backgrounds. We have industry-leading capability in innovation, enabling us to anticipate and meet the changing needs of our customers. We are committed to developing strong and positive relationships with the communities we live and work in. LafargeHolcim has a global footprint with leadership positions in the vast majority of its markets and a diversified portfolio with a good balance between mature and developing markets positioned in highly populated areas. 

About Aggregate Industries

We’re at the front line of the construction and infrastructure industries, producing and supplying an array of construction materials. With over 270 sites and more than 3,900 dedicated employees, we’re home to everything from aggregates, asphalt, ready-mixed concrete and precast concrete products. On top of that, we produce, import and supply construction materials, export aggregates and offer national road surfacing and contracting services. 

We’re also a proud member of LafargeHolcim, which is the leading global building materials and solutions company with around 90,000 employees in over 80 countries. It holds leading positions in all regions with a balanced portfolio of developing and mature markets.

 



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About Aggregate Industries

We’re at the frontline of the construction and infrastructure industries, producing and supplying an array of construction materials. With over 330 sites and more than 4100 dedicated employees, we’re home to everything from aggregates, asphalt, ready-mixed concrete and precast concrete products. On top of that, we produce, import and export supply materials for cement and offer national road surfacing and contracting services.