Product Manager

£30000 - £40000 per annum
28 Sep 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Product Manager £30,000 - £40,000 dependant on experience Lancashire SRG is working exclusively with this leading manufacturer and supplier of specialist commercial and industrial products. Established for over 100 years and the UKs leading company in their field, they are looking to hire an experienced Chemist to work as a product manager across their range. This is a technical role which will not only cover the formulation of epoxy, polyurethane, polyuria, polyaspartic and acrylic systems, but will also see the successful individual working closely with customers, manufacturing and suppliers and as such it would suit someone looking for variety and who has had exposure to other business functions outside of the laboratory. If you are an experienced chemist looking for the next step in your career we would like to hear from you. Role Purpose To carry out research and development work in relation to the company's manufactured and bought in product range to meet the needs of current and future customers including retail sales products. To provide technical support to site contracting operations Duties Product development and formulation of MMA Resins, Epoxy Resins, Polyurethane Resins and Polymer Resins. Applications testing Quality control across raw materials, production, finished goods Supporting contract managers and sales team with technical service Attendance at industry forums Managing key relationships with suppliers and working closely with finance on purchasing of materials - includes face to face meetings Takes an active part in reduction of raw materials and manufacturing costs Upkeep of records and activities across product development and quality Full product cycle technical support from inception, through small scale manufacture to scale up and product installation This role is only partly lab based. The successful individual must be willing to working directly with manufacturing, customers and contractors. It is envisaged that this role will progress to include either contract manager or technical sales. Required: Science Degree Experience developing similar products Experience of working in a manufacturing environment Experience of technical service Happy to undertake commercial duties as well as lab work Attention to detail Ability to work across varied teams Customer experience In return the company are offering an attractive salary based on experience, 40 hours working week Monday - Friday, 21 days holiday rising with service, Profit share bonus. Car scheme once the role demands it. If you are interested please apply to Nathan Fairhurst - or call 0161 868 2227 The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. SRG is a trading name of Science Recruitment Group Ltd an Employment Business/Agency. SRG, winners of the Recruitment Professional Awards 2011 'Best Company to work for' and 'Best People Development Business' awards, and the only 'highly commended' company in the Annual Recruiter Awards for Excellence 2011, for 'Best Small Recruitment Agency to Work For'. This job was originally posted as