Originally established as PV3 Technologies in 2011, TFP Hydrogen became a part of the Technical Fibre Products Group in 2021. The company's foundation is rooted in extensive experience and expertise in the fields of electrochemical and nano materials. With a strong commitment to sustainability, TFP Hydrogen specialises in the advancement of materials specifically designed for the hydrogen economy. This sector holds significant strategic importance for both TFP and TFP Hydrogen, aligning with their vision of fostering a cleaner and greener future.
TFP Hydrogen initially began operations in the United Kingdom and we are now in the process of expanding our activities in the United States. We have ambitious plans to construct additional facilities worldwide, with a focus on being closer to our customers. This is exceptional opportunity to join an organisation that collaborates with some of the largest PEM and OEMs globally. Joining us at a time when our company is experiencing rapid growth, as evidenced by our sales more than doubling in the previous year.
Play a pivotal role in driving and shaping our organisation's technological advancements and innovative strategies. Your role is crucial to the business to establish a strong connection between our technical teams and our customers. Responsible for driving and implementing change initiatives and fostering a culture of innovation within the organisation. This role requires strategic thinking, excellent leadership skills, and a deep understanding of change management principles and innovation practices
This will involve overseeing the implementation of improvements to our current products and processes, as well as spearheading the development of new products that will drive future revenue growth.
Responsible for maintaining a senior-level accountability for Safety, Health, Environment, and Quality, ensuring that our operations adhere to the highest standards.
Provide technical support to our Business Development team to ensure the Company's technical credibility, and collaborate with Manufacturing to identify areas for improvement and resolve any issues that arise.
Leads the development and execution of the Annual Innovation Plan, ensuring that all innovation projects have strategic value, are costed and timed with business cases presented for board approval.
Accountable for Technology and the achievement of the Company's annual targets across the business, serving as the Technical Authority on engineering and scientific projects for both products and processes.
Ensures the quality of experimental work, analysis of results and conclusions to the required scientific and engineering standards, enabling the company to make informed decisions regarding new product and process introductions.
Manages external resources to optimise the use of the Company's funds and expertise, while identifying and securing funding sources for innovation projects that have commercial value.
Provides technical support to customers, supporting the sales cycle, and leading the Center of Excellence (CoE) while serving as the Technical Authority/Support for the group on a global scale.
Providing technical guidance to customers by supporting the sales cycle you and your team will interact directly with major OEM’s alongside the commercial team to win new specifications.
Leading the UK Centre of Excellence (CoE) while serving as the Technical Authority/Support for the group on a global scale.
Reports to the MD, communicating progress against strategic objectives through regular updates and written monthly reports, while also conducting quarterly performance reviews and holding regular team meetings to share best practices.
Develops and manages the Innovation Team, communicating effectively to ensure team members are aware of their contributions and progress towards strategic objectives, conducting quarterly performance management reviews, and developing future organizational requirements.
Supports production troubleshooting activities and business development activities as requested.
Responsible for promoting and maintaining a strong Safety, Health, and Environment (SHE) culture and performance within the company.
What will make you successful?
MSc in a science based discipline and relevant experience at this level
A dynamic, inspiring and enthusiastic individual who is capable of driving innovation.
Demonstrated technical leadership in the field of electrochemical science and technology.
Proven experience in successfully taking products from development to production.
Skilled in securing funding streams and developing effective business cases to achieve commercial objectives.
Possesses strong leadership, communication, and decision-making abilities.
Capable of executing strategic plans while supporting and guiding teams to achieve goals.
Experienced in leading teams in a rapidly changing technical environment, spanning science and engineering disciplines.
Exceptional communication skills to effectively share ideas, provide clarity to team members, motivate teams, and report on successes.
Strong organizational skills to prioritise tasks and plan effectively
Why choose Us?
We are offering a competitive salary package and benefits including;
The chance to pave your career with a global leading green hydrogen technology company and electrochemical materials specialist
A range of learning & development programmes
25 days’ holiday per year (pro rata)
Free health cash plan so you can claim back cash for a range of medical expenses
Wellbeing support which includes a 24/7 employee assistance programme (EAP)
If this sounds like you and you have an interest in working for James Cropper PLC please apply today!
We reserve the right to close the vacancy earlier should we identify a suitable candidate or receive a sufficient volume of applications.
Why Technical Fibre Products?
Technical Fibre Products (TFP) is a speciality wet-laid nonwoven manufacturer, producing a diverse range of high performance veils and mats for an array of challenging applications. TFP primarily operates within the Automotive and Aerospace markets whilst also providing cutting edge solutions in the Defence, Energy, Consumer Electronics, Industrial, Construction and Healthcare markets. Our customers are leaders in their chosen fields.
Our core capability is working in partnership with customers to provide solutions for technically demanding challenges. Whilst the portfolio readily provides immediate solutions, many products are developed specifically to meet the unique needs of customers for both high and low volume requirements.