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Technical Manager

Science Solutions Recruitment
£35000 - £40000 per annum
Closing date
18 Aug 2022

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Consumer Products
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Technical Manager

Salary £40,000 per annum

Monday - Friday

The Company

You will be working for a leading UK manufacturer in household products, working with a diverse portfolio of retailers supplying bespoke products. Fast paced categories with ever evolving trends and a host of ground-breaking products coming to market on a regular basis. You will be part of a growing business with a well established technical and compliance team.

The Role

As a Technical Manager you will liaise with senior technical personnel at both retailers and manufacturing suppliers worldwide. You will have overall responsibility for delivering successful new product development projects; ensuring all key technical elements of a project are diligently completed and communicated to our customers. You will travel to various locations around the world to attend factory trials, factory gap analysis, pre-production and product launches to meet with customers. You will have a minimum of 3-5 years of technical product development and delivery to market, retail or retail supplier experience and preferably a Bachelor Degree in Chemistry or Science.

Key Responsibilities
  • Technical Manager position responsible for Household Formulated Cleaning, Laundry, Cleaning Hardlines and Biocidal product development, compliance, and launch.
  • Working with technical teams in UK and Asia to ensure all technical aspects of a project are completed, for example safety assessments, product performance testing, regulatory compliance, and legal checks etc.
  • Preparation of product specifications and quality contracts with customers and manufacturing suppliers for quality assurance.
  • Single point of contact for customer technical managers.
  • Check product artwork, packaging and labelling for compliance with relevant regional legislation.
  • Work closely with the internal product and commercial teams to ensure all technical requirements are applied during the NPD process and new launches.
  • Travel to various locations attending factory initial visits, development trials, pre-production and product launches.
  • Review of production paperwork to release production batches for delivery.
  • Investigate and report on customer complaints and non-conformances.
  • Attend conferences, exhibitions and trade shows to keep on top of innovations and opportunities with new materials, production techniques or products.

What you'll get in return
  • Competitive salary with annual salary reviews
  • 25 days holiday per annum, increasing to 27 days after 3 years' service and 30 days after 5 years' service
  • Extensive benefits programme including buying additional holiday, medical cash plan, access to mental health support and many other benefits
  • Flexible hours and work from home available to all staff
  • Great learning and development and progression opportunities · Yearly bonus structure (based on company targets)
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Leave
  • Generous Company Sick Pay
  • Pension Scheme Contribution
  • Solent social events run by our inhouse Social Team
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Dress down Fridays


Science Solutions is a best in class recruitment consultancy, working solely with, and within, the scientific and technical industry sectors. Each of our consultants is an expert in a niche scientific market area, ensuring that we have the understanding and ability to represent you and your experience in the most effective way possible within the job market.

Find Us
01925 377815
Suite C,
Chadwick House,
Birchwood Business Park,

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