Technical Specialist

Location: Kendal, Cumbria Job Type: Permanent Date Posted: 12 April 2018 Ref.: JCP064 Application: 27 April 2018 Salary: Circa £24,000

Company Information

The James Cropper PLC Group manufactures high quality specialist paper, advanced materials and moulded paper packaging. With a proud history stretching back more than 170 years at its base near Kendal in Cumbria, the company exports to customers in more than 50 countries. As we continue to accelerate our growth plans, we have some exciting opportunities available:

Job Profile

Working within our Technical & Quality Department, part of your day to day responsibilities will be to provide an expert technical service to the business in laboratory & technical services, colour, and mill chemistry projects and take the technical lead role in New Product Development activity. You’ll be given a structured development programme learning skills in leadership, paper technology, quality and process capability.


You’ll need excellent communication skills to influence colleagues

  • Supervising and coaching junior members of the team
  • Be proactive and able to demonstrate leadership skills including the ability to make decisions, manage resources and negotiate with colleagues throughout the business
  • You’ll be adept at problem solving and data analysis
  • You’ll be used to working within teams on projects, across different areas of expertise
  • You must have a HND or Bachelor’s degree in a science


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