Technical Manager - API's & Advanced Chemical Intermediates - Organic

Atom Recruitment Ltd.
West Midlands Region
50000.00 GBP Annual + 00
08 Feb 2019
04 Mar 2019
Job Type
Contract Type

Our Client is a fast growing speciality Manufacturer and Distributor of raw materials to the UK Pharmaceutical, Fine Chemical, Agrochemical and Veterinary Manufacturing Industries.

They are now seeking a Technical Manager - Contract Research & Manufacturing Services (CRAMs) for their Life Science Division. Location within the UK is flexible with regular travel throughout the UK & Ireland and occasional International travel. The position is a full-time permanent role reporting to the Division Manager.

Job Purpose

  • To work with the technical sales team to identify opportunities for CRAMs (CMO/CRO/CDMO projects)
  • Identify commercially relevant reaction schema with our Clients manufacturing capability
  • Management of CRAMs projects through the research, development and commercial manufacturing stages

Key Responsibilities

Commercial Acumen

  • Partner with technical sales team to identify commercially relevant CRAMs activities
  • Develop strategic contacts and support commercial targets within key markets of Pharmaceutical, Agrochemical, Fine Chemical and Veterinary
  • Develop Key Accounts for CRAMs
  • Make regular customer visits in the UK and Europe supporting team sales activity (Exhibitions and joint visits)

Technical Solutions

  • Devise commercially relevant synthesis routes for organic intermediates.
  • Project manage through our Clients manufacturing partners of chemical intermediates, APIs
  • Where appropriate; identify Market Authorisation holders
  • Collate marketing information (product knowledge, prices, literature, sales tools)
  • Communicate with Supplier Partners (sales related activities, market information, product development)

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum BSc in Chemistry (or equivalent / similar)
  • Extensive industrial CRAMs experience including experience of scale up from research laboratory organic synthesis into commercial reality (essential)
  • Analytical skills (FTir, GCMS, NMR, GLC)
  • Project management skills
  • Ability to communicate with manufacturing resources in USA, Europe, China and India.
  • Desire to travel: Internationally on an occasional basis: around 2 months international travel per year; one week at a time; to manufacturing sites in USA, China and India; plus some European travel and regular UK travel
  • Determination, energy, tenacity, enthusiasm, loyalty and the need to achieve excellence.

In return, our Client is offering a competitive package including a basic salary of GBP40,000 - GBP50,000 per annum (negotiable dependent on experience) plus car, bonus (up to 20%) and benefits

To apply for the above position, please send your C.V and a detailed covering letter to Lorraine Roger, Director at Atom Recruitment Ltd.