Assistant Technical Manager - Worcestershire

County of Herefordshire
37000.00 GBP Annual
05 Jun 2018
30 Jun 2018
Job Type
Contract Type
Naynesh Mistry is currently recruiting for an Assistant Technical Manager to join a world class manufacturer of personal care products, based in north-east Worcestershire (approx 15 miles from Birmingham) on a permanent basis. A strong background in New Product Development (NPD) and Project Management within the Food and FMCG industries is essential for this role.

The successful candidate will be working with the brand's Marketing and R&D teams to design products that fit their marketing requirements. You will be working on projects together to design and develop solutions to the brand needs. My client is therefore looking for someone with some manufacturing experience, in collaborating with the client to understand their brand requirement and then turning it into a physical product.

The client offers a competitive salary and the role comes with excellent benefits: Pension, Bonus, Life Assurance benefit after 12 months service, Childcare Voucher Scheme, Discounted Gym Membership

Job Summary:
Reporting to the Technical Manager, this role involves NPD through to process implementation working closely with technical, marketing, procurement and production teams.

Responsibilities will include:
- Developing novel wipes formulation, across personal care and household areas
- Generating new product ideas and concepts, conducting regular market reviews to identify gaps in the market
- Working with development, operations and sales department when required to provide technical assistance
- Supporting technical lab staff when required, this includes covering stability testing and sample requests

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications, skills and experiences:

Experience in New Product Development and Project Management
• Science Degree qualified or equivalent
• Computer literate experience using Office, Word, Excel & PowerPoint
• Working knowledge of GLP/GMP, COSHH and safe lab practices.

Please note that your CV should show exact dates of employment (month and year) and any gaps of a month or more should be explained.

CK Science is an Equal Opportunities employer who welcomes applications from all who meet our selection criteria.

If you do not hear back from us within 5 working days of your application for this role, it means that on this occasion you have not been shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment campaign. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference CH42314 in all correspondence.