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Accsys Technologies has two vacancies available. For the latest job descriptions please see below:

Job Title: Head of Technical Support
Department: Product Development
Reporting to: John Alexander
Responsible: Technical support production application to colleagues, system partners and clients.

 

Increasing product use in core markets and further in new applications and geographies serve as a foundation to this growth and basis for this new role.

Main responsibilities and duties

1 Responsibility on a worldwide basis for:

  1. Technical information and dissemination (in close collaboration with Sales & Marketing)
  2. Accoya technical certifications
  3. Collaborative technical programs with customers and system partners
  4. Understanding customer and market technical requirements, appropriate certifications and opportunities
  5. Competitor product tracking
2 Providing an interface between fundamental R&D, near term technical developments and commercial developments amongst colleagues and commercial partners.
3 Establishing and reporting work programs that demonstrate a strong level of structure, detail and insight. Dissemination of this work, both in depth and in succinct summary form will be required across a range of colleagues and external stake holders.
4 The role is relatively senior within the technical functions of Accsys and some time will be spent in providing a level of expertise and guidance to colleagues technical programs, across company functions and in areas which fall outside the direct remit of this role.
5 Accsys intends to initiate a structured multiple University student intern program from 2015. Along with other technical colleagues, this role will play an active part in the program and seek to obtain positive outcomes for both Accsys and the students.

 

Key attributes & competencies

Attributes and competencies relevant for the role:
  • A strong network within and around the wood working industry
  • Able to demonstrate innovative thinking, a proactive mentality and the capability to both identify and drive initiatives
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a proven relationship builder
  • Detail oriented, structured and results focused
  • Experience of communicating to all levels within and external to a company
  • Excellent oral, presentation and written skills in English. Other languages, and in particular Dutch, German and French are beneficial
  • Prepared to undertake extensive international, including long haul travel. Travel component likely to be in the 30 to 50% band
  • The role could be based in either our Arnhem (The Netherlands) or Windsor (UK) offices though there is a preference for it to be based in Arnhem.

Educational & professional experience

Educational Experience:
  • Bachelor or masters in wood science (or chemistry) or a strong track record of demonstrating expertise in a technical wood or directly related industry role.
  • A number of years industry experience.
Please send your CV directly to gill.gardner@accsysplc.com

 

Job Title:                             Production Manager
Department:                        Operations
Reporting to:                       Operations Manager
Responsible For:                Managing the production team

Main responsibilities and duties

·  Directly manage 5 senior process operators (shift leaders) and indirectly 20 – 25 process operators;
·  Identify organizational and technical problems and initiate solutions in consultation with the Supply Chain, QA/QC and Maintenance departments;
·  Advise the Operations Manager about improvements due to the operational business.
·  Organize the implementation of production planning due to the established standards of quality and safety;
·  Provide monthly reports and time sheets for the process operators;
·  Responsible for managing shift patterns to ensure the correct skills set and correct number of people are in each shift;
·  Responsible for the training plan for the production team;
·  Ensuring compliance with the occupational health and safety, security, quality and environmental policies;
·  Doing investment and policy proposals for production, to include costing and evaluation.

Key attributes & competencies

Leadership skills: 
Must be have excellent interpersonal skills and be a proven relationship builder.
Team Orientation:
Capable of operating both individually and as part of a team

Any other attributes or competencies relevant for the role:
Must be able to give clear direction to the production teams, take the lead yourself, manage employees and resources so that goals can be achieved successfully.Must be clear about what results are to be achieved and be able to motivate staff to achieve objectives.Must be able to guide and motivate employees to function better.Must uphold high Quality and Safety standards and be committed to the continuous improvement of the production process.Must be able to determine goals and priorities and take the necessary action regarding the objectives and goals of the company.

Educational Experience:
Bachelor degree in Chemistry

Must be a fluent English speaker

Professional Experience:
A minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Production Manager preferably in the chemicals industry.

Relevant sector knowledge highly desirable chemicals industry.

Please send your CV directly to bert.timmermans@accsysplc.com

 

 

 

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