TECHNICAL MANAGER - Packaging Inks
Location: Durban

Our client a global manufacturer of inks and consumables into the Packaging and Printing Manufacturing industry wishes to appoint a Technical Manager to strategically direct and manage the Research and Development function at a national level to ensure innovative product development as per market needs. In return our client is offering an exciting and challenging opportunity within this global leader.

 

Responsibilities:

 

You will be responsible for streamlining and modifying existing products as per customer requirements. A strategic business partner within the group supporting sales, operations and managing technical teams.

 

Your KPI's:

  • New product development as per market needs, modification of existing products as per customer requirements;
  • Root cause of customer complaints, resolve and provide solution in timely manner;
  • Reverse engineering complex aqueous or solvent based mixtures using a variety of wet and instrumental separation techniques.
  • Evaluating new or alternative raw materials;
  • Close co-ordination with operations, application and sales team for product trials and challenges faced.
  • Identification and consumption of SLOB materials.

Requirements:

 

  • BSc Chemical Engineering
  • At least 7 years experience in a similar role
  • Good understanding of pigment, resin and additive chemistry

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 5 days for an interview. If not contacted, please consider your application unsuccessful.