The Technical Director acts as an intermediary between the general management and the other departments of a company. He or she is responsible for managing production and its maintenance, adapting an effective industrial strategy at the various production sites. He will ensure the smooth running of all stages of production, the methods used and quality. Then, he also takes care of the working environment, safety and compliance with legislative standards. The coordination of the teams and the optimization of their work are also part of his functions.
The Technical Director will propose innovative projects as well as their budget. He will then have to defend them to a responsible design office. He participates in the implementation of a project and its development, right from its conception. His skills, in many fields, make him an essential member of a company. He is the representative of a technical know-how. But his role does not stop there. The Technical Director must also have commercial skills. He must be versatile and possess a wide range of skills, such as real technical expertise, but also pedagogical and managerial qualities, in order to manage teams as well as possible.
The technical director will also need to have knowledge of legal matters, particularly intellectual property. The Technical Director is responsible for the reliability, performance and consistency of the site's industrial tools.
In terms of training, he often comes from a specialized engineering school. However, university training is also very common for this job. Before applying for this position, the Technical Director must have previous experience as a department manager. Thanks to his reactivity and expertise, his role is to develop the notion of service with project and production operational staff. He or she may also be responsible for compliance with safety and hygiene standards.
In addition, knowledge of English is essential.
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