Technical manager

Location: Gdynia or Warsaw, Poland


Teknos is a global coatings company with operations in more than 20 countries in Europe, Asia, and the USA, employing approximately 1,800 people. We are one of the leading suppliers of industrial coatings with a strong position in architectural and retail coatings. The company was established in 1948 and is one of Finland’s largest family-owned businesses. Teknos wants to make the world last longer by providing smart, technically advanced paint and coating solutions to protect and prolong. Always working in close cooperation with our customers and firmly believing that the company’s personnel are vital to its success, Teknos has created a corporate culture that is derived from family values, where each employee is heard and encouraged to take the initiative. Our goal is to make use of the great potential of our excellent personnel in order to create new solutions for our customers. Teknos has grown rapidly in recent years and the company has a strong growth strategy for the future. 


We are looking for an experienced Technical Manager to join our friendly and proactive Polish team. This is a superb opportunity for a self-motivated person with an experience of technical support in the area of wood painting. This role, reporting to Commercial Director, can be based either in Warsaw or in Gdynia and covers the whole Poland.


Daily tasks and responsibilities:

  • Managing the team of Technical Advisors to support our Sales department
  • Participating in optimization of products portfolio to meet customers’ needs
  • Training and educating of customers and other internal and external stakeholders
  • Collaborating with Marketing Department in creating product descriptions, systems, solutions and educational materials
  • Collaborating with R&D Department
  • Testing painting properties of new paints
  • Participating in consideration of complaints


  • Very good knowledge of wood paints and their application methods is a must
  • Knowledge of production processes in companies in the woodwork industry is a must
  • Knowledge of production processes in the field of powder coating and liquid anti-corrosion will be an advantage
  • Technical Degree (master, engineer)
  • Very good English and Polish
  • Active, technically oriented, commercially minded
  • Proven people management skills
  • IT general knowledge: Windows, Office, ERP systems
  • Readiness to travel up to 50% of working time


What we offer:

This position offers you a great opportunity to use your skills and collect further experience within an international environment. You will have the support of a professional and international team in a growing company. 


In Teknos you will also have: 

Meaningful job: We are proud of what we do. Our work highlights the expertise of our personnel, the high quality of our products and the company's values.  

Inspired and motivated teams: We have a highly skilled workforce. We are a multi-faceted, international organization that works as a team to achieve our shared objectives.  

Development opportunities: With us you can build up your expertise. We provide opportunities to support your development throughout every stage of your career.   

Responsibility for people and environment: Our ethical principles embrace people as well as the environment. We are always striving to build a sustainable future. ​

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