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Chemical Manufacturing Technical Manager – 18-month contract, large cash bonus on completion

Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
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Job Description:

Are you an experienced Technical Manager in the chemical manufacturing industry? Are you thinking about slowing down work and could benefit from a large cash bonus? Here’s an exciting project of improving a formulation operation and earning a large cash bonus on completion.


The company

Our client is an established manufacturer and distributor of cleaning and hygiene products for professional users including; automotive, hospitality, local authorities and more. 

They’re a forward-thinking business with a clear view of innovation, modernisation, and future developments.


The role

The formulation process and operations is in need of improvement. You’ll be responsible for analysing and improving existing formulations and oversee the development of new product formulations over a period of 18-months. Duties include:

  • Supervision of the Product Formulation Specialist, Regulatory Chemist and Lab Technicians
  • Development of new cleaning product formulations
  • Improvement of existing cleaning product formulations
  • Diagnosis of product stability and efficacy problems
  • Preparation of product registration dossiers for the applications required by the European Biocidal Products Regulations (BPR)
  • Compilation of the Cosmetic Products Regulation product safety reports and product information files required for hygiene products
  • EU Ecolabel applications under the rinse-off cosmetic, hard surface cleaning, detergent and laundry product groups
  • Dealing with customer inquiries


The package

This is an exciting project with a company entering a period of growth and diversification. Of course, the main incentive is the large cash bonus upon completion. This will be a percentage linked with the success of the operations, estimated at £15,000.

Other benefits include:

  • £45,000 salary
  • Complete control and flexibility of the department
  • Company car + travel costs 
  • 25 days holidays
  • Healthcare
  • Time off for charity days
  • Flexible working hours
  • Standard pension


To be successful, you will…

…have a degree in Chemistry or a similar field

…have excellent communication (written and verbal)

…be highly analytical with great attention to detail

…be able to confidently delegate tasks

…be an effective project manager

…be highly experienced in cleaning/cosmetic product manufacturing environment

…be hard-working and quick to execute

…have an understanding of relevant published test methods (e.g. BS EN 1267 and BS EN 13697) and their relevance to developing formulations with high efficacy

…be knowledgeable of compliance with Halal manufacturing

…have experience in Lean manufacturing


You won’t…

…be unambitious and unenthusiastic

…lack focus on goals and objectives

…cover up mistakes



If this project excites you and you fancy a hefty cash bonus, apply now!

Location: Banbury, Oxfordshire