Process & Packaging Development Specialist

13 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a team of highly respected and leading product developers & manufacturers in Animal & Human health.

Based in the South West, the company have created a new role and are looking for someone to be responsible for developing, optimising and implementing innovative processes for product manufacture from development through to launch, including improvement of existing commercialised products.

Main responsibilities include:

- Optimising product manufacture from formulation through to dispatch.
- Drive process development for innovation from concept through to commercialisation
- Critically analyse and review experimental results
- Visiting current and new suppliers to improve business operations
- Responsible for multiple of manufacturing lines including CMO products
- Improve packaging optimisation and reducing waste
- Attend relevant trade shows seeking innovative product developments

Essential candidate skills:

- Degree in Food/chemical manufacturing science or similar degree
- At least 2 years work experience
- Great communication skills and a 'can do/problem solving', positive, pro-active attitude required, as well as the ability to work by yourself and as part of a team.
- Broad depth of experience in whole product development, ideally supplements (including tablets, capsules & sachets).
- Excellent organisation skills, attention to detail and precision.
- Excellent IT skills including the use of Word, Excel and Outlook to a high level.
- Strong project management skills
- Some international travel required