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Health & Beauty Technical Manager

Job Title: Health & Beauty Technical Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q95084
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: KAH.85798.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: March 29, 2014 06:04

Job Description

A major Global business who invests in their people and provides a fast paced, stimulating environment in which to work is looking for a Technical Manager to join their health and beauty team. As a Technical Manager you will deliver the highest technical standards by constantly driving improvements, thinking innovatively and working collaboratively with the wider team and the supply base to achieve maximum results. Key elements of the Role: * Being a guardian of brand integrity * Managing technical performance within the supply base * Developing strategic sourcing plans to select and develop the best suppliers and products * Delivering strategic technical projects * Delivering quality priorities and continuously pushing the boundaries to improve quality standards * Keeping ahead of innovations in the industry and developing product expertise What we are looking for: * Experience in a technologist or technical manager position within the health and beauty category. Experience in beauty and/or gifting will be a distinct advantage * Strong expertise of formulating products in the health and beauty category * A successful track record of delivering safe, legal, ethical products to the customer * Working knowledge of the retail/FMCG industry * An ability to operate in a fast paced culture of change * An ability to influence and negotiate strongly when needed * An understanding of global supply chain processes * Supplier management skills * An inquisitive mind and an ability to drive change Our client is offering an extremely competitive package for an excellent candidate so if you have the experience we would welcome your application. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.