The successful applicant will report to the Head of Industrialisation and will be responsible for a variety of tasks including:
·         Liaison with customers, suppliers, the commercial team.
·         Input data into X3, including Bills of Material and material costs.
·         Develop product barcode labels and manage the customer approval process.
·         Assist in the co-ordination of technical feasibility and manufacturing/packaging trial runs. Complete any customer or trial report paper work.
·         Create purchase orders for trial components and raw materials.
·         Coordinate new product origination costs. Supply data to the Sales team for customer review.
·         Provide general administrative support for the New Product Development Department.
·         Support and participate in cross functional training within the NPI department to ensure flexibility across the team as directed by the Head of Industrialisation.
·         Assist in the seamless introduction of products into the company.
Applications for this position are invited ideally from candidates with the following qualifications, skills, experience and aptitudes:
·         Good standard of general education including G.C.S.E. Mathematics and English, grades A*-C (or equivalent).
·         Proficient in use of Microsoft Office software.
·         Understanding of supply chain and associated lead times.
·         Experience of liaising with people at all levels.
·         Experience of working in a cosmetics or pharmaceutical environment.
·         Knowledge of Sage X3 (or similar software), in particular with reference to creating component and raw material codes and Bills of Materials.
·         Team player.
·         Conscientious & self-motivated.
·         Good written and verbal communication skills.
·         Ability to work under pressure to achieve tight deadlines
·         Highly organised.
·         Experience of data handling
Salary £25,000

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