Location: Kendal, Cumbria Job Type: Permanent Date Posted: 12 September 2017 Ref.: PLC044 Application: 06 October 2017 Salary: £60-£80k with attractive benefits package
James Cropper PLC is a world renowned specialist manufacturer of distinctive and technically advanced paper products, using materials from cotton and wood to carbon fibre, based in north-west England. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a rapidly-growing listed company with more than 170 years of heritage that thrives on innovation. The company has developed a strong range of technical capabilities, making it a global player in high quality coloured and tactile papers, digital materials and luxury packaging by offering unique tailor made solutions. An international business of around £92m across its three operating divisions of Paper, Technical Fibre Products (TFP) and 3D Products (3DP), it serves markets in the USA, China, the Far East, Europe and the UK.
We are now building a team to create a business for the future, continuing our journey of diversification and innovation in manufacturing around the world. The role of Technology Manager requires you to be ambitious, open minded, creative and inventive, but with a strong work ethic; motivated by achieving our demanding goals for creating and developing exciting new technologies to secure growth and profitability across the globe. It is vital to have an engaging personality with highly effective people skills, ideally with solid experience in best practice manufacturing and global supply chain.
Reporting to the Chief Technology Officer, responsibilities will include the evaluation and implementation of additional manufacturing satellites around the world, the development of new products and technologies and the establishment of new supply chains.
Reward and satisfaction will come from being a central player in a team that is already developing business opportunities and shaping the business of the future. There are strong career progression opportunities within the business.