Technical Director

Milton Keynes and London
Highly competitive remuneration package
04 Jan 2018
31 Jan 2018
Job position
Contract Type
Full Time

Technical Director

Strategic lead for the work of the Technical Project Offices (Milton Keynes and London), Product Management, Quality Department and Technical Service Engineering. Accountabilities include defining the strategy for these departments and all technical aspects including design, safety, innovation, quality and development of new processes through effective use of resources.

Key Tasks

  • Develop an evolving strategic plan for each department within remit of responsibility with the aim to deliver or exceed ‘Best by Far’ targets through continuous improvement activities, supporting departmental and Company growth
  • Inspire technical and quality standards excellence at all levels ensuring all teams operate and deliver efficiently, in a cross-functional, multi-level way
  • Drive the Technical and Quality agendas within the Executive Team, delivering all aspects of departmental strategies, ensuring alignment to overall business strategy and budgetary targets are achieved
  • Act as the escalation person in litigation and significant technical/quality claims against the Company, challenging claims as appropriate, working with departmental managers to minimize risk and mitigate potential claims

Essential Skills

  • Relevant engineering or technical degree and/or other appropriate technical qualification
  • Experience as a Technical Director or Head of Technical Services with the ability to lead and develop others through CPD
  • Proven management experience of leading technical/quality teams successfully in a high-end, quality-driven business
  • Strong knowledge of structural design and ability to read and interpret drawings
  • Practical knowledge of BIM, Auto CAD, Revit and fire/bomb blast products
  • Knowledge of façade systems, façade design, curtain walling, steel, standards for aluminium sector covering fabrication / manufacturing / installation
  • Clean, UK driving licence

For further information, please call our retained recruiter John Gowen at Wallace Hind Selection on 01604 683301 or email an up to date CV to

Wallace Hind Selection The Old Vicarage, 1 Main Road. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB

01604 758857

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