Flexibility required to provide support
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 Textile Testing Lab prepares and tests to exacting specifications for product release and to provide accurate and reliable data for product development and continuous improvement across the business, to improve product and processes.
The responsibilities of the Laboratory Manager role include ensuring the Textile Laboratory team meets business requirements by maintaining required levels of performance and productivity to meet testing cycle time targets. The successful candidate will provide leadership to the lab teams, identifying any training and development requirements as appropriate, ensuring that there is full coverage of skills across the department.
Responsible for driving problem solving, continuous improvement and selecting and validating new lab equipment to improve productivity and replace existing equipment.
Responsible for ensuring the lab maintains a high level of compliance to internal, external and customer requirements. The ideal candidate would develop and implement expectations of applicable good laboratory practices throughout the lab and lead the implementation of required management systems and elements as required by company policy, such as ISO17025 and the applicable elements of IATF16949, ensuring compliance with existing management standards and company policies.
The following are desirable
Closing date for applications is: 14th January 2022
Candidates will not be contacted till after the closing date due to the companies Christmas Holiday closure from 23rd December 2021 to 4th January 2022.
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