Develop new products and support the development of new products
Supervise and coordinate all technical laboratory work, field evaluations and production trials associated with such approved development projects and new products
Supervise the setting of specifications for new products, including sources & data for raw materials, manufacturing procedures & finished product testing, packaging requirements & Safety & Environment
Ensure functions of Quality Assurance & Quality Control are operated according to company policy & procedures and appropriate national standards so as to ensure only quality product is released for sale
Ensure that product test certificates are developed / created and maintained to provide verification of material properties claimed on Technical Data Sheets
Provide all technical data, including statutory documents such as Material Safety Data Sheets to Marketing Department for effective new product release.
Review existing product data sheets and labels as required for accuracy and technical content
Assist Sales, Marketing and customers with technical enquiries. Supervise the investigation of customer complaints on product performance.
Ensure customer complaints are investigated in a prompt and efficient manner
Preparation of annual CAPEX budgets
Determine personnel needs and recommend need for increases or decreases in staff numbers. Conduct in conjunction with HR the search and recruitment as required of additional and replacement staff
The Successful Applicant
Degree in Materials Science / Engineering or chemistry
5 years of experience in a MNC environment, of which 3 years are in product development / engineering
Knowledge of construction chemicals / materials testing, product development as well as construction and building practices
Technical facilities management and general management
Ability to research and keep up to date with latest computerized communication techniques
What's on Offer
Expat related competitive compensation package including attractive benefits as well as excellent career opportunities in an international company.
Contact : Ashton Ngwenya+27 11 303 8329 Technical Manager - Admixtures From email
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