Coordinate Product Development and Product Launches
Innovative Company with a Friendly Work Environment
Use your Passion for Innovation & Initiative to Drive your Career in Research and Development
Our client is an established Consumer Goods company operating in a variety of markets including the growing health, wellness, personal care and other household items sectors. With a heritage of operating in Australia for well over a Century, the company has operations in Australia, New Zealand, and Asia, whilst locally operates out of offices in both Sydney and Melbourne.
The role with our client is based in Sydney within their Research and Development Team. Reporting to the Regional Innovation Manager, the primary responsibilities of this role will be to assist with the management of external technical consultants in the development of new products, product improvements, generation of specifications and scale up.
The main responsibilities include:
Work with internal stakeholders such as Marketing and Technical Departments to define requirements as part of product development brief
Assist with management of external technical consultants while they are working on new product development or on improvement of current formulations
Manage the process of generation of production procedures
Coordinate development of Product Documentation in line with regulatory and business requirements
Initiate new ideas and conduct research on new products and markets for FMCG industry
Work with internal and external stakeholders to develop testing protocols to ensure products are fit for purpose
Assist in scale up from laboratory to trial/pilot and full-scale batches and undertaking manufacturing validations including the provision of troubleshooting for manufacturing where requirement;
Assisting in laboratory maintenance and upkeep;
Maintain laboratory health and safety standards.
To be successful in your application, you will ideally meet the following criteria:
Bachelor degree in Formulation Science, Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Science or similar
2 years’ relevant product development/ formulation experience in Cosmetics, Personal care or Food Supplements industry
A strong understanding of product development process from concept through to scale up
Excellent communication skills
Self-motivated with the ability to work effectively with minimal supervision independently and within a team
Must be a lateral and innovative thinker with a strong practical ability
Highly organized with strong analytical and negotiation capabilities
Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
Ability to communicate effectively in presentations and in when writing reports
Ability to develop and complete projects and assigned tasks without continued direct supervision
Proven ability to prioritize in order to meet deadlines and provide high quality results to management
You will possess excellent time management skills, attention to detail and a strong ability to multi-task
To apply for this role, please click the ‘Apply Now’ button below and send your updated resume with a covering letter to CS Executive Group. For a discussion about this role, please call Jo or Peter on 03 9516 0100 during office hours, or 0411197171 after hours.
We would like to thank you for taking the time to apply for this role. Unfortunately, due to the large volume of candidates we receive on a daily basis, we can only contact those with suitable qualifications and experience. If on this occasion you are not successful, your resume will remain on our database and be considered for future suitable roles.