Product Technologist FMCG

Recruiter
Hays
Location
Manchester
Salary
Up to £30000 per annum
Posted
11 Sep 2018
Closes
09 Oct 2018
Ref
3418253
Contact
Stephen Smith
Function
Technical
Sector
Retail
Job Type
Permanent

An expanding FMCG company in Manchester looking to recruit a Product Technologist to support NPD

Your new company
An established producer of FMCG products based in Manchester. They are doing incredibly well and are expanding their NPD team and are looking to recruit a Product Technologist to support the NPD Manager. They work in a relaxed but focused working environment and have a fantastic team of people in an office that is well located for commuters and benefits from free onsite parking.

Your new role
Your position in the company plays a vital role in supporting new product launches. Working alongside a NPD Manager you will ensure all their newly developed products meet strict regulations both in their ingredients and packaging of their products. You will manage the information sent to and from the company and their suppliers. As part of your role you will also keep an eye on the regulations and legislation regarding their current product on the market - you will be the eyes and the ears to ensure their products keep in line with industry rules and are updated or amended if changes occur or new policies are introduced. You will create, update and manage NPD documents and also manage an assistant.

What you'll need to succeed
This role would be best suited to you if you have a background in either Product Development, Product Compliance, or QA Technology in either Health & Beauty, Toiletries, Auto Accessories, Car Cleaning, Household Grocery (laundry, detergents, cleaning products, air fresheners etc.), Food, Toys, Arts & Craft or any other consumer product where there's chemicals, regulations and packaging involved. Good understanding of Microsoft Office, Excel in particular (VLOOKUP / Pivot Table). Driving license and access to a car required.

What you'll get in return
You will work in a relaxed but focused working environment as part of a friendly team. You will have a supportive manager that will give you the guidance you may need but also the freedom to develop new ideas and really get involved and contribute to the NPD process. Benefits include the ability to buy additional holidays to increase your annual holiday allowance, staff discounts, and free on-site parking.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV. I look forward to reviewing your application!

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