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Manufacturing Technical Manager

Post date: 28/05/2024

Closing date: 25/06/2024

Location: Norwich, Norfolk, England

Internal job ref: MD1003216317

Status: Full Time

Are you a dynamic Technical Manager with a fervour for manufacturing systems and new product development? We're actively searching for an experienced Technical Manager to join our Technical and Design team at Anglian, leading the way in supporting our Technical and Design Team. This is your chance to spearhead a multi-factory design team, pushing technical support and quality standards excellence to new heights.

About Us: At Anglian, we take pride in being industry leaders in manufacturing, delivering innovative solutions and products. As we expand, we're looking for an experienced individual to lead our Technical and Design team, taking our products and manufacturing to unparalleled levels.

Role Purpose: As the Technical Manager -  your primary objective is to manage and develop the Technical and Design Team to provide excellent manufacturing and product technical support across the Group for all our products. Supporting production providing advice on standards, regulations and compliance whilst overseeing new product development including testing and proof of performance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Day to day responsibility of the Technical and Design team managing the product range from design through to manufacturing.
  • Prepare data for manufacturing production systems and technical guides for use across the group.
  • Manage and develop the existing team of up to 10 employees including Design Engineers Technicians and Apprentices.
  • Maintain and manage accurate drawing suites for existing product ranges including product updates and new developed products.
  • Delivering technical information and preparing guides for Surveyors, Installation and Service Engineers
  • Ensuring that legislative, regulatory and compliance requirements are met across all products.
  • Provide advice and guidance to all relevant internal functions in respect of technical specifications for product installation and ensuring H&S compliance.
  • Deliver the design and development of new products including the management of testing and proof of performance using off site testing facilities.


  • Design Engineer experience within a manufacturing environment. 
  • A strong background in the window and doors environment
  • Knowledge of UPVC/Aluminium suites would be desirable
  • New product development including new trends, legislation, building regulations and compliance.
  • Project management experience
  • IT skills including 3D CAD and product configuration software.
  • Understanding of third-party accreditations – BSI – BBA - BFRC  

Perks and Benefits:

  •  Competitive salary.
  • 31 days holiday, increasing to 33 days after 2 years' service.
  • Private Health care.
  • Group wellbeing benefits, including your birthday off annually, 24hr remote access to a doctor, heavily discounted gym memberships, and more.
  • Generous Employee Product Purchase Discount Scheme.

Join our team and be the driving force behind our technical design and quality success! If you're a results-driven, adaptable leader with a proven track record in design & technical manufacturing, we invite you to apply.

Our Company is committed to monitoring & aligning its Policies with up-to-date Government guidance on reducing the spread of respiratory infections in the workplace. Through the Company’s value of “Succeed Together” we are committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. We recruit the ‘best person for the job’ regardless of any protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010 creating an inclusive working environment and culture for our employees.

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