Technical Specialist, is a diverse and interesting role in the James Cropper Paper Technical Team, providing technical support to colleagues, customers and supplier
Fulfilling the technical lead role in New Product Introduction process which involves taking projects from laboratory development work through to machine trials. This will also require supplier collaboration and off site visits to obtain product validation
Prioritisation and progression of the day to day laboratory work to deliver a first class service to our internal and external customers. This will include communication with external testing houses.
Providing operational support to the Paper business including mill chemistry, troubleshooting, maintenance of documentation eg CoSHH
Progressing technical investigations and producing technical reports for R&D and process problem solving purposes.
What will make you successful?
Bachelor’s degree/HND qualified in a scientific discipline and should have an A Level in Chemistry and Maths. (or equivalent level)
Previous experience working in a laboratory/operational environment
Self motivated individual with good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work flexibly within our friendly and collaborative team of technical specialists.
Why James Cropper PLC?
James Cropper is a specialist paper and advanced materials manufacturer in north-west England with a strong ambition to grow in its chosen markets. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a rapidly-growing listed company with more than 175 years of heritage that thrives on innovation.
A business of around £100m, it has important market shares in the USA, China, the Far East, Europe and the UK. We are renowned globally for colour expertise, dedicated responses to challenging custom projects and award-winning commitment to the highest standards of sustainability.