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  • Technical Manager (Electrical)

  • Business: Travis Perkins PLC
  • Sector: Supply Chain & Distribution
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
  • Hours of work: 40 Hours P/W
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 08-Oct-2018
  • Job reference: 16851

Job Description

Electrical Technical Manager


Make a difference and influence the importance of electrical quality assurance.


Are you looking to utilise your electrician experience in a new challenging role within a marketing leading business? Do you take pride in ensuring Products and Suppliers meet quality, safety and environmental requirements and UK/EU legislation's?


We are looking for you to join us as an experienced Technical Manager/Professional Electrican - specialising in electrical (Power tools, Lighting and accessories) to join us, reporting to the Group Head of Quality to help shape and support with the Group Supply Chain strategy to ensure we have Easy Supply of Product (ESP) to both our businesses and customers, while meeting product and supplier regulations and specifications.


You will be responsible for product evaluation and approval, to ensure that only compliant products enter the business, through a process of Hazard & Risk analysis. You’ll be carrying out supplier evaluation and approvals as appropriate, ensuring necessary improvements are identified and actioned. This will work hand in hand with seeing the improvements release financial benefits.


It would be great if you had…


  • Professional/Technical Qualification in an appropriate field (Degree equivalent) i.e. Chartered Engineer. Chartered Quality Professional with the Chartered Quality Institute (MCQI).

  • In-depth knowledge of QA Practices/Methodology and be able to demonstrate practical experience of Supplier, Factory, CSR (Ethical) and ISO9001 audits and respective International standards.

  • In-depth detailed knowledge of British & European product safety, legal & technical standards and associated compliance certification/conformance.

  • Persuasive approach to problem solving at all levels.

  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to relate to a broad spectrum of individuals

  • Own Transport and UK Driving Licence


What can we offer you?


Our strong family values and 'cornerstones' lie at the heart of the success of our journey. If, like us, you put customers at heart of everything you do, then we’d love to hear from you.


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