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Job Title: Product Standards and Approvals Manager
Location: Cannock or Huntingdon
Salary: Competitive
Benefits: Car allowance, Pension, 25 days holiday, Lifestyle Vouchers, Childcare Vouchers

Aliaxis is a highly successful global group of businesses dedicated to the manufacture and sale of plastic fluid handling solutions to the construction/utilities sectors. We are seeking a technically minded product approvals manager with experience / knowledge from within the building sector/plastic manufacturing industry.

The role

Working across multiple Aliaxis businesses, Durapipe, GPS and Philmac, your main purpose will be to ensure that we as a business meet the legal compliance on our current and future product ranges and support and contribute towards new product development projects on compliance and product approval.

The role can operate from Cannock in Staffordshire or Huntingdon in Cambridgeshire depending on your location

Activity will include:

  • Ensuring the necessary approval programmes for products and materials are carried out
  • Supporting Product Managers/Marketing/R&D & Innovation to ensure business proposals fully reflect the main risks or approvals required
  • Advising our businesses on gaining accreditations
  • Ensuring product and product application testing is carried out to obtain and validate relevant approvals
  • Attending BSI, ISO, CEN and other relevant technical and standards committee meetings
  • Actively chairing sub-working groups on BPF, TEPPFA and other trade organisations

Skills/knowledge requirements

  • Working knowledge of Quality standards
  • Strong awareness of Quality and Environmental performance
  • Knowledge of plastic materials and/or products
  • Experience of standardisation committees
  • Experience of third party approval schemes e.g. BSI Kitemark
  • This role will at times require travel to other Aliaxis UK sites and therefore requires a full driving licence.

    What we can offer

    A unique opportunity to join a successful business within a global organisation that is committed to its future growth, service excellence and employee engagement. Our salary and benefits package is competitive with a generous holiday allowance, car allowance and pension. We also offer childcare and lifestyle voucher schemes and a range of flexible employee benefits.

    Are we what you're looking for?

    We're committed to our people, and as an applicant we want to make sure that you're supported at each stage of our recruitment process.

    Aliaxis recognises and actively promotes the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to treating all employees with dignity and respect regardless of race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief. We therefore welcome applications for all sections of the community.