Key Appointments UK Ltd
10 Oct 2016
10 Nov 2016
Contract Type
TECHNICAL DEVELOPMENT MANAGER - Chemicals Excellent salary and benefits package You will ideally be based in the Midlands Field based role covering the Eastern part of the country (South East, Central, North East) Permanent / Full-time This leading independent UK based, global distributor of speciality chemicals and pharmaceutical ingredients is looking for a Technical Development Manager for the Household and I&I business area. The role will be responsible for the promotion of key focus products to customers in the market place and will be expected to maximise the conversion of these product enquiries into sales. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Have technical expertise in the full range of chemicals offered by the company Visit technical and R&D departments and ensure the company is involved at the inception of new products and can offer a portfolio of ingredients for approval. Initiation, implementation and management of technical projects as required Carry out joint visits with UK and International account managers and suppliers Manage information effectively with the technical/sales/business management department at all times. Provide monthly review of the key accounts for business management, technical and sales teams. Provide technical product presentations to the sales team and customers. Ensure reports are written promptly for each visit. Formulation development and provide a customer technical service in the company application laboratory. Technical management of key speciality principles. Technical coordination of exhibitions and customer training events. ESSENTIAL SKILLS, EXPERIENCE & KNOWLEDGE Skills; Chemistry Degree or Equivalent - Essential Communication Skills - Essential Presentation Skills - Essential Full Driving Licence - Essential Outgoing personality - Essential Experience; Working within a team - Essential Working in chemical/science environment - Essential Bench Chemistry and Formulation Development - Essential Personal Care and / or Household Formulation Development - Essential Working in a commercial environment - Desirable Knowledge; Chemical Knowledge - Essential Computer Literate - Essential Bench Chemistry and Formulation Development - Essential Personal Care and / or Household Formulation Development - Essential Please apply with a full and up to date CV and covering letter outlining why you would be suitable for this role. At Key Appointments (UK) Ltd, we guarantee to confirm receipt of your application within 2 working days. The decision of suitability against this role will be based on the information contained in your CV and cover letter. Due to the high numbers of applications we receive, we are regretfully unable to provide specific feedback to all applications. This job was originally posted as