Technical Officer – Dunboyne, Co.Meath

An exciting opportunity to join Ireland’s leading independent manufacturer of concrete products and construction materials. We are currently looking for a Technical Officer. This role is based at our Head Office in Piercetown, Dunboyne, Co. Meath, Ireland

The role on offer is a full-time permanent position ordinarily based on a 45-hour working week. Must have own transport or arrangements to travel to work as the site is not accessible by public transport. Free on-site parking is available.

Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities:

  • Review incoming requests for product technical information from internal sources and external customers
  • Assess incoming requests to determine next actions and either provide the requisite information or seek assistance from a relevant colleague to complete the request
  • Review received concrete specifications to determine mix design requirements (no experience needed – full training will be provided) and provide advice accordingly
  • Review and process customer approvals of concrete mix designs and set up concrete mixes to enable them to be batched at the concrete plant
  • Provide telephone and email support to Sales, Technical and Operations Staff as well as customers
  • Complete routine reports as required by the Management Team

Qualifications & Experience:

  • The ideal candidate will have demonstrable experience as a Concrete Technician / Concrete Technologist including onsite support of concrete pours and a good knowledge of concrete technology and concrete operations.
  • However, the role may suit a less experienced candidate with an interest in the general construction industry and building materials who wishes to develop their skillset further and complete appropriate training.

Skills & Abilities:

  • Good mathematical and numerical skills
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven I.T. skills including strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel etc.
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent time management ability
  • A full driving licence valid in Ireland should the occasional need to travel for work arise. (This is desirable but not essential)

Character & Personal Qualities:

  • Reliable and an excellent time keeper
  • A team player with flexibility
  • ‘Can-do’ attitude
  • Highly organised and self-motivated
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Due to the fast-paced nature of operations, a degree of flexibility is required with regard to start and finish times

All applications to recruitment@kilsaran.ie

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