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Career opportunity

NIRI continues to grow and we are looking for intellectually enthusiastic candidates to join our team. NIRI has a proven reputation for developing innovative, commercially viable products and delivering results on time and to budget. To date we have completed over 250 successful projects for many global, market leading companies across many sectors. If you are a talented textile engineer with a PhD or a Masters qualification in Textile Science and Technology, Materials Science or an engineering discipline with a minimum of three years industrial product management experience then we would be happy to discuss the opportunities NIRI can offer. 

Technical Project Manager

 The Nonwovens Innovation & Research Institute Ltd (NIRI)

NIRI the Company:

We work with dynamic prestigious global organisations who wish to develop innovative products to drive their business growth. NIRI has a highly successful record of utilising our in-house expertise to develop commercially viable state-of-the-art products across many sectors including; medical, automotive, military, high performance activity wear, filtration, geo textiles, cosmetic, food and beverage and many more.

The existing multi-disciplinary team provides a unique knowledge of nonwoven materials, process technology, products and business strategy. We are now seeking to recruit an additional team member to assist in meeting the demands of this rapidly growing organisation.

The Position:

We are looking for a talented textile engineer capable of managing multiple commercially focused R&D projects. The role involves managing research, experimentation, prototyping, testing, analysis, scientific report writing and client interaction with many of the world’s leading companies.  

The Person:

The role would suit a nonwoven or textile engineer with a PhD or a Masters qualification in textile science and technology, materials science or an engineering discipline with a minimum of three years industrial project management experience. The successful candidate will be intellectually enthusiastic and able to show evidence of excellent technical, scientific, analytical and problem-solving capabilities. We also require the successful candidate to possess excellent written and oral communication skills and be able to work closely with international clients.

The Package:

The package will include salary, bonus, pension, healthcare and expenses.


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