Technical Assistant

Recruiter
DCS Group HR
Location
Stratford-upon-Avon
Salary
£16,000 per annum
Posted
14 Sep 2017
Closes
28 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
New opportunity not to be missed! DCS Group have an exciting opportunity available for a Technical Assistant to join the team based at our Stratford-upon-Avon site. The successful Technical Assistant will receive a competitive salary of £16,000 per annum.

Would you like the opportunity to work with some of the world's largest brands?

DCS is the UK's official sales and distribution company for P&G, Gillette, Unilever, Colgate, SC Johnson and more and we are looking to recruit a Technical Assistant.

The role will be in the DCS Manufacturing Division where we provide a one stop shop from concept to delivery. At DCS Manufacturing we fly the flag for - promoting 'MADE IN ENGLAND' products. We are passionate about creating and developing exceptional and affordable products in Bath & Shower, Hair Care, Skin Care, Male Grooming and Pet Care.

The Technical Assistant Role:

To support the Technical Team in three separate sections of Development Chemistry, Microbiology and Regulatory Compliance.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities as our Technical Assistant include:

- Initiate the setting up, monitoring and recording of stability and compatibility records

- Pack off products for trials, consumer tests and customers

- Ensures high standards of GLP, making sure it remains a clean, safe and efficient environment

- Ensure that the laboratory is maintained in a clean and tidy condition

- To carry out development testing in accordance with GLP and ensure full and accurate records are prepared and retained

- Product Development - to work with the Development Team to assist in the day to day operations in the laboratory and receive training in the development of cosmetics and toiletries

- Routine Microbiology TVC testing

- Assisting with Environmental Monitoring program

- Technical administration tasks

- Assisting with PIF's

- Raw Material paperwork reviews

- Understand and follow SOPs and work instructions

- At the request of the Technical Manager carry out any other work as directed

Essential skills and experience needed to become our Technical Assistant:

- Must be fluent in spoken and written English

- Mathematics, English and Chemistry/Biology qualification to a minimum of GCSE level

- Basic Computer literacy skills with a working knowledge of Word and Excel

- Laboratory experience desirable but not essential as full training will be provided

- Enthusiastic to learn

- Takes direction well, and applies own initiative

- Methodical mind and attention to detail

- Good analysis and numerical skills

- Prioritising and time management ability

- Ability to communicate at all levels

- Ability to liaise effectively with a variety of internal and external networks

- Team Player

- Self-motivation and the ability to be flexible to change

If you feel you have the skills and experience to become our new Technical Assistant then please click "Apply" today!

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