Technical Optimisation Manager

Posted 24 May 2024

Tarmac Trading Ltd

Shawell (R&D or Science)


Job Type:permanentDuration:
Category:R&D or ScienceRecruiter Reference:tarmac/TP/111/5718
URL for Applications:Apply HereSalary:Competitive

At Tarmac, ‘who you are’ matters. We want to get to know you. If you share our values and are proud of a job well done, collaborative in working well with others and ambitious to make things better, then have a read of what we have on offer.

We are currently looking for a Technical Optimisation Manager to join our technical team based at Shawell. 

We’re working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

Main Responsibilities

Reporting into the National Technical Director, in the role of Technical Optimisation Manager you will be responsible for delivering technical advancements in ready mixed concrete as well as (but not limited to):

  • Leading the central RMX laboratory team

  • Research and development of lower carbon solutions and innovative technologies

  • Responsible for concrete mixing design expertise and product optimisation

  • Support in establishing the Tarmac & CRH innovation centre of excellence with an innovation mindset

  • Leading innovation projects, linked to the CRH innovation $250m fund

  • Responsible for the development, growth and advancement of technical apprentices, technicians and technologists

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate for the role of Technical Optimisation Manager will have experience within a similar role as well as experience of: 

  • Advanced concrete technology

  • 10+ years experience in a concrete technical role

  • Significant experience in concrete development

  • People management and laboratory management experience

  • Innovation mindse

Why Us

In addition to the role of Technical Optimisation Manager we also offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits including:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice
  • Access to join our Employee Communities (employee networks) we currently have nine communities inc.(REACH) Religious, Ethnic, Cultural Heritage, LGBTQ+, Parents & carers, Ability, Wellbeing, Female voice and menopause
  • Training and development opportunities

Interested? Why not click here to find out more?  Go on… are you ready to build your future?

Tarmac, a CRH company, is an equal-opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when this happens we sometimes bring the published closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

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