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Senior Technologist


Posted on Apr 30, 2021 by CV-Library

Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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Altro is a market leading European manufacturer and supplier of premium safety flooring and hygienic wall cladding systems for healthcare, construction and transport. We have been going strong since 1919 and voted one of the Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For, for 11 years! Our purpose is to transform spaces to enhance people’s emotional and physical wellbeing. Family owned and run, we share family values; we care about you, each other and what we do.

In a rapidly changing world, our Technical Team is responsible for the development of innovative, leading edge products to anticipate future Customers’ requirements.  We are looking for material scientists or chemical engineers who are interested in technologies over a broad spectrum and who have experience of scaling up a creative idea into a commercial reality in a fast and dynamic environment.

In this role you will lead New Product Development (NPD) projects, generating innovative solutions to problems and making recommendations on the feasibility of taking projects through the NPD life cycle.  You will take a leading role in understanding market drivers, building a pipeline of ideas, as well as critically assessing and improving on the current portfolio of products. You will support scale-up activities and production trials, working with multiple functions and stakeholders to ensure the product is released with class leading functionality, safety, and quality standards.

To be successful as a Senior Technologist within Altro you will need to have strong communication skills with a focus on cross functional collaboration.  Educated to degree level or equivalent in a Chemical or Engineering related subject you will have demonstrable project management experience in relation to product development through to commercial production.

This is a full time role, based at our Covid-secure Head Office in Letchworth, Hertfordshire for at least 2-3 days per week and from home for the remainder of the time.  There will be some travel required to our other manufacturing site in Dessau Germany, when Covid travel restrictions allow.  We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to join a dynamic company committed to valuing our staff.  The closing date for applications is midday on Monday 17th May 2021.

Owing to the Covid19 outbreak, Altro have been making adjustments to support you through your candidate journey whilst keeping you as safe as possible.

Initial interviews will take place via online video chat.  Second interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held at Letchworth to enable you to visit our Covid secure site where all social distancing measures are strictly observed

Reference: 213656506

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