Development Manager

  • Salary: Competitive
  • REF Number: 00048680
  • Consultant: Victoria Walker
  • Contact: 01246 457702
  • Date Published: 17.08.2020
  • Sector: Chemicals
  • Location: Haltwhistle, North East, North West
  • Discipline: Research And Development

CK Science are recruiting for a Development Manager to join a chemicals manufacturing company at their site based in Haltwhistle on a full time, permanent basis.

The Company: Our client is ISO9001 accredited and also manufactures to GMP standardsas they supply into the pharmaceutical industry amongst others. They now have a new opening for an experienced development or formulation chemist to perform R&D and product development. This person will contribute to the development of the company'sproduct range of disinfectants and coatings which are used extensively in the pharmaceutical industry, industrial, oil & gas and marine industries.

Location: This Research & Development Manager role is located in Haltwhistle and is accessible by rail as well as by road from Carlisle, Consett, and other local areas.

R&D Manager Role: Your main duties will be:

  • Development of current and new product ranges.
  • Analysis of experimental results and writing technical service reports.
  • Evaluating the suitability of alternative raw materials in existing formulations.
  • GC analysis of raw materials and formulated systems.
  • Assisting with quality control tests and the development of further tests.
  • Keeping abreast of new legislation and trends.
  • Liaising with Senior management as to the progression of product development.
  • Providing technical support.
  • Completing internal audits.
  • Managing research and development team.
  • Presenting product ranges at exhibitions and seminars.

Your Background: The ideal candidate for this role will have the following skills and experience:

  • Degree qualified or equivalent in Chemistry – essential.
  • Practical and proven experience in formulation and development of products.
  • Awareness of ISO 9001:2015 quality management system requirements.
  • Must be able to work under pressure and to meet deadlines.
  • People management experience (desirable).
  • Ideally R&D experience of biocides.
  • Knowledge of analytical techniques such as GC, other chromatography and wet chemistry.

The Benefits: The company offers a competitive salary dependent on experience as well as 25 days holiday + bank holidays, early finish on a Friday, life assurance and pension schemes.Apply: For more information or to apply for this Development Manager position, please contact Victoria Walker on 01246 457702 or email vwalker@ckgroup.co.uk, quoting job reference 48680.

It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work inthe UK.

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