Training and development opportunities available
At Heathcoat Fabrics we strive to be bold and dynamic in everything we do. We are ambitious and not afraid to experiment and push boundaries within our industry. Our highly specialist products are manufactured for use in the Automotive, Healthcare, Defence and Aerospace industries, to name a few, and we rely on the creativity, skill and dedication of our people to contribute to some of the most innovative fabric making projects in the world. We are committed to ensuring our people have the skills and confidence to excel in their field and provide opportunities for progression at all levels.
Our Synchrotec department is where we process fabrics mainly for the automotive industry. Our Development Team is responsible for all product and process development, optimisation and product compliance.
Development Manager plays a key and active role in managing a wide range of projects, taking them from the development stage through to production and commercialisation. You will be responsible for managing projects including sample analysis, understanding customer requirements and new product design and costings. The ideal candidate will be creating and developing new fabrics solutions for various applications, coordinating and monitoring development trials, optimising product performance and ensuring cost expectations and technical specifications are met. You will be responsible for undertaking improvement activities and change management for optimisation and cost reduction.
A key aspect of the role provides the opportunity to visit customers and suppliers and attend industry exhibitions. You will need to maintain contact with suppliers in regard to sourcing, specifications and quality and provide customers with technical support.
The following are desirable
The closing date for applications is 25th June
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