NPD Technical Manager

CPA Recruitment
Closing date
1 May 2021

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Development, Technical
Business Sector
Other Business Sector
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NPD Technical Manager

Our client designs and delivers exceptional brands in personal care, toiletry and household. With customers globally, they are a fast paced and innovative business.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, committed, chemist to join a successful, entrepreneurial company.
Working with a diverse portfolio of retailers you will create & supply bespoke products within various categories, including Health & Beauty, Personal Care, Toiletries & Household products and will have overall technical responsibility for delivering successful new product development; ensuring all key technical elements of a product are diligently completed, communicated to customers and logged with regulatory authorities.

Key Accountabilities

• Formulation design – propose initial formulations and when required prepare lab scale samples
• Ensure all technical aspects of a technical product development are completed
• Preparation of product specifications with customers and manufacturing partners
• Act as a single point of contact for customer technical enquiries
• Investigate and report on customer complaints and non-conformance
• Accountable for technical aspects of product artwork, ingredients, claims, warnings, compliance
to relevant regulations, including packaging and labelling
• Where relevant attend or oversea factory scale up and development trials, pre-production and
first productions.

Person Profile
• Bachelor Degree in Chemistry or Science/Engineering 
• Formulation chemist with experience in formulation development within a laboratory
• Previous experience of technical product development and delivery to market
• Good working knowledge of REACH, Cosmetics, Detergents & Biocidal Regulations
• Retail supplier experience and/or brand development experience
• Excellent people, presentation and communication skills



International specialists in the provision of practical recruitment and resourcing solutions, across every sector of the food and drink industry, CPA Recruitment is a name synonymous with quality and service, as well as being a business that’s justifiably proud of its well earned reputation.

Offering a global capability, we’re able to draw on an unrivalled wealth of in-house expertise and are clearly acknowledged as one of the market leaders in our field.

Highly respected in the food & drink industry, we are dedicated to building partnerships in business, with both clients and candidates that bring, mutual benefits to all parties, on a long term basis.

With twenty year’s experience, we have grown a talented team of consultants, whose knowledge and experience and expertise of the food and drink recruitment market guarantees that success will be at your disposal to achieve your recruitment objective.

We are renowned for providing bespoke solutions, with in-built flexibility and have a long and successful history of handling both UK and overseas assignments, at all levels, on behalf of a loyal and growing client base – ranging from global blue-chip organisations to independent enterprises.

Find Us
020 8203 1000
Eclipse House
20 Sandown Road
WD24 7AE
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