NPD Manager - Personal Care / Cosmetics / Household

Science Solutions Recruitment Ltd
North West England
11 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Science Solutions are currently recruiting an NPD Manager for a North West based consumer products manufacturer.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop and oversee the developments of new products from concept to manufacture for cosmetic, personal care 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
  • Strong understanding in Biocidal Product Regulation( BPR) - what requirement is needed and when
  • 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

Knowledge and experience:

  • BSc degree or higher in Chemistry or related subject
  • Significant experience within an NPD, Technical or formulation development role within the personal care, cosmetics, or household manufacturing industry.
  • Prior management experience or the ability to demonstrate your management potential of a small team

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