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Product Development Co-ordinator

Ref: HM70423 Salary: £Attractive Pkge Contract Type: PermanentLocation: Folkestone

A new instruction for a Product Development Co-ordinator with an established global client specialising in the manufacture of personal care products. This is an outstanding organisation that genuinely cares about their people, their products, their consumers and the environment.


The Product Development Co-ordinator is new position within the business that will evolve over time with project expansion and development.


Location of the position:

The role holder can either be based at their corporate offices in Folkestone, Kent OR at their London hub (close to Euston) but if you are based in London, please note regular travel will be required to the Folkestone site.


Education & Skills:

Applicants will require a university degree in Chemistry or  directly related scientific discipline

3  years + of relevant experience in product development and project co-ordination

The ability to work independently on multiple, complex projects with limited supervision

Computer proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

Experience with SAP PLM desirable.


The Position:

This role will include gathering of technical documents in support of product registration transformation of information into standardized formats for global  dissemination and uploading documents into global dossier files.

You will work cross functionally with the Global Regulatory team to facilitate product registration as necessary.

In addition, this role will require the co-ordination of product development activities under the supervision of an R & D Manager in a manner consistent with the company core principles of teamwork, consumer and customer focus personal responsibility and integrity and ethical behaviour practices.


Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

Working with subject matter exports (SMEs) within the R & D function to gather product information technical documentation safety data, claims support documentation, manufacturing flowcharts, etc.,

to enable global market launches.

Transform information into standardised formats and upload into global dossier files, create new formats as necessary.

Co-ordinate responses to data requests.

Funnel and track requests to SMEs.

Work cross functionally with global Regulatory team to facilitate product registration.

Leverage experience and scientific background to co-ordinate product development activities to enable product expansion into global markets.

Interact on project teams.

Enter finished product, raw materials and test method specification onto SAP system as required


Sal & Bens Package:

Attractive base salary depending on experience

4% company performance related bonus

9% matched pension contribution

Health Cash Pak with HealthShield

Life Assurance at 4 x base salary

24 days holidays (you can buy/sell 3 days per annum) plus 8 bank holidays

Office based

Monday to Friday, 39 hours per week.


If you would like to be considered for this exception role and have the project management/project co-ordination experience, we would very much welcome your application asap.



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Consultant Details

For further information on this opportunity please contact:

Heather Morgan

Tel: 01303 220844


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