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MEDITE SMARTPLY Technical Operations Manager

  • Standort: MEDITE, Clonmel and SMARTPLY, Waterford

Key Responsibilities

  • Adopt a joint approach to both quality and R&D ensuring that all Product, Process and R&D activities are fully compliant with all the relevant specification quality and regulatory standards.
  • Develop and standardise robust processes and systems supported by the application of IMS methodology using best practice tools and techniques for products and processes.
  • Develop and empower the technical team to deliver the company’s R&D strategy
  • Provide technical & R&D leadership for the production of cost-efficient quality assured products
  • Collaborate across all sectors of the business to develop and refresh the R&D strategy
  • Provide product technical advice and support to S&M team and customers.
  • Lead the preparation of technical guidance documentation for all company products.
  • Lead the development and protection of product and process Intellectual Property
  • Keep up to date with pertinent industry sector scientific research and developments related to wood sector through developing a network of external contacts & 3rd party partners

Typical Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience

  • Minimum third level qualified in a relevant discipline. HETAC level 8 science qualification
  • Proven experience in both quality assurance and an R&D focused approach to the delivery of brand led innovative products.
  • Strong leadership & project management skills, self-motivated, with proven ability to deliver results under pressure.
  • Knowledge of forest products manufacture and specification requirements of wood-based panels coupled with building regulations and construction practices.
  • Effective communicator with a collaborative and an outward looking approach, market led, open to new ideas and opportunities.
  • High energy and commitment.

To apply please send CV and Cover Letter to: with Technical Operations Manager in the subject line.

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