Design & Test Laboratory Manager      

McCourt Newton
Republic of Ireland
£Competitive Negotiable + relocation
04 Apr 2019
24 Apr 2019
Job Function
Design (structural)
Contract Type
Full Time

Design & Test Laboratory Manager                        

£Competitive Negotiable + relocation

Packaging Sector                                                                             

Republic of Ireland

Ref: O2/783

Our Client is an industry-leading, consultative packaging solutions supplier of corrugated and other industrial packaging formats, to a blue-chip customer base across automotive, pharma, medical device, engineering and electronics sectors. Offering expert advice and bespoke design, manufacturing and test services, the company has ISTA, ASTM and Amazon Package test facilities, including high and low temperature testing, humidity testing and climatic conditioning chambers.

As a result of significant and ongoing investment in its test capability, a Design & Test Laboratory Manager is now required to manage a small team to deliver a “best in class” customer packaging design and testing service. Additionally, he/she will work with and accompany the Sales Team in order to enhance strategy to promote and market the packaging test laboratory capability – thereby, increasing packaging test revenue.

Applicants will preferably have an engineering/scientific degree with experience gained in a packaging/distribution/logistics test laboratory environment, operating to ISO 17025, ISTA, ASTM or similar standards. With experience, or evidence of progressing into management, applicants should have strong communication ability and commercial acumen, with the skills to directly engage with clients and prospects. Strong organisational ability, writing/compiling technical reports, managing client enquiries and developing enquiries into proposals will be a key part of the role.

All applications and contact from third parties must be made via our retained Consultants – McCourt Newton.

To apply, please email your CV and covering letter, detailing your current remuneration via the apply button.

We will contact all short listed candidates directly. If you have not been invited for interview within 7 days after the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.