NPD/Technical Manager Role - Formulation - FMCG

Job Title: NPD/Technical Manager Role - Formulation - FMCG
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Reference: J893983_1515689457
Contact Name: Tom Hammond
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 11, 2018 16:50

Job Description

NPD/Technical Manager Role - Formulation - FMCG

Type: Permanent

Hours: 8.00am-17.00 Monday -Thursday, 8:00 - 13.00 Friday

Salary: Upto £45,000 (dependant on experience)

Our Client, a leading ingredients/FMCG healthcare company are looking to recruit for an experienced Formulation/NPD Scientist, to manage a small team of Chemists and to lead formulation and NPD expertise.

The Role:

  • Develop and oversee the developments of new products from concept to manufacture for cosmetic and household products.
  • Compile & arrange for safety assessment to be carried out for cosmetic products.
  • Upload information required for Cosmetic Product Notification Portal (CPNP)
  • Help assist customers for setting up their account on the CPNP and what information is required
  • Review claims and provide INCI / ingredient/ labelling requirement list for all products
  • Carry out CLP calculation and determine appropriate hazard classification relevant products (e.g. household products)
  • Sign off artwork
  • Provide technical support to blending.
  • Provide QA/ analytical support to blending and production
  • Amend and document changes to batch sheets. Generate batch sheets for new products
  • Ensure traceability of lab work
  • Ensure the traceability of raw materials used in production
  • Manage the day to day work load of Assistant Chemist
  • Generate MSDS for all products in accordance to regulations/ directive
  • Provide or arrange documentation required for exporting products overseas
  • Ensure the legality of the product for appropriate markets
  • Order lab consumable items for both QC and lab
  • Provide technical support e.g. provide information to waste management/ water usage to United Utilities/ relevant tax code for exporting products

The Person:

  • Will hold a Degree in a relevant Scientific discipline
  • Will have significant formulation experience within a relevant household, healthcare, FMCG ingredients or a relevant industry
  • Will be able to produce formulation calculations manually (CLP, MSDS, CPNP) and must have BCT knowledge
  • Strong understanding in Biocidal Product Regulation( BPR) - what requirement is needed and when

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