Concrete Technologist

Location: Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Concrete Technologist
 
Location: Sandtoft / Goxhill
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8.00am to 5.00pm
Salary: negotiable + company car + BUPA
 
 
About Us
 
Wienerberger is the world's largest producer of bricks and No. 1 on the clay roof tiles market in Europe with 204 plants in 30 countriesThe Wienerberger group has been manufacturing quality clay building products since 1819 when we opened our first factory in Vienna, Austria. Our presence in the UK is currently larger than at any point in our near 200 year history, employing c 1200 people across our Head Office, 4 showrooms, 13 manufacturing sites and 6 distribution centres throughout the UK. We manufacture in excess of 400 products including bricks, blocks, roof tiles and pavers for the homebuilding and renovation markets.
 
We are currently seeking to recruit a Concrete Technologist to be the companies UK leading expert in concrete materials science and concrete roof tile manufacturing process technology.
 
Job Objective:
 
To drive development in all of the companies concrete production factories in striving towards becoming an industry leader in process control technology, product development and output capability.
To eventually set up and manage a concrete Technical department covering materials development, quality assurance and a laboratory function in the concrete division.
 
Main Duties:
 
·To drive and deliver process improvements in the manufacture of concrete roof tiles.
·Optimise process and curing on existing lines.
·Interface with Wienerberger Group counterparts at other plants worldwide, to ensure alignment with the group.
·Be active and foster a continuous improvement culture within the department.
 
Essential Experience:
 
Degree in a materials science, manufacturing or engineering discipline
Minimum of 2 years production/process management experience working in the concrete manufacturing industry or for an equipment supplier
Tangible results of process development success in the concrete industry
Project Management skills
Excellent communication skills
Ability to travel around the UK on a regular basis and to overseas locations on a more infrequent basis
 
Desired Experience:
 
Member of the institute of concrete technology with at least 5 years CPD.
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