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Job description

Due to continued growth, we are looking to expand our RandD department. This technical specialist will be supporting the Sales and Formulation teams with powder, tablet, capsule and gummy formulation and manufacturing process implementation. You will be part of a dedicated team contributing significantly to the product development strategy at ParkAcre. You will assist and report to the Product Formulation Manager.

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  • role typepermanent
  • posting date11 Jul 2019
  • locationlincoln, uk
  • closing daten/a
  • hoursmon–fri, 8:00–17:00
  • salaryDOE
  • role typepermanent
  • locationlincoln, uk
  • hoursmon–fri, 8:00–17:00
  • role number000002
  • posting date11 Jul 2019
  • closing date1 Jan 0001
  • SalaryDOE
  • Role Number000002
  • Role Typepermanent
  • Posted Date11 Jul 2019
  • Locationlincoln, uk
  • Closing DateN/A
  • Hoursmon–fri, 8:00–17:00
  • SalaryDOE
  • Role Typepermanent
  • Locationlincoln, uk
  • Hoursmon–fri, 8:00–17:00
  • Role Number000002
  • Posted Date11 Jul 2019
  • Closing DateN/A
Summary

ParkAcre are one of the UK’s largest fully integrated contract manufacturers of vitamins, minerals and supplements. We are market leaders in the field of full service nutraceutical supply, specialising in innovative healthcare products that we manufacture for many of the world’s leading brands.

ParkAcre are undergoing rapid expansion and are experiencing consistent growth year on year. As a successful award winning B2B business, we are passionate about the nutraceutical market and providing excellent levels of quality, service and new innovative solutions. With a great culture and office atmosphere, the team is made up of strong skill sets and expertise. We are looking for enthusiastic, positive and competent people to join the team.

Key Responsibilities
  • Assist in the completion of formulation of new products to meet customer requirements.
  • Product evaluation, formulation development and sample preparation.
  • Assessment of new raw material suitability.
  • Complete stability/compatibility testing in line with European legislation.
  • Investigating and resolution of customer complaints.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with key customer contacts and raw material suppliers.
  • Internal and external product technical support.
  • Investigate and solve manufacturing problems.
  • Work to tight production planning and deadlines.
  • Source raw material components, considering stability/compatibility studies and scale up processes.
  • Assist RandD/QC with quality management system implementation.
  • Developing and executing protocols for manufacturing powder blends, tablets and capsules.
  • Collation of all technical and production data for each product.
  • Assist with manufacturing/production instructions orders as necessary.
  • Liaise with sales, purchasing and stock management departments.
  • Liaise with other departments in relation to production schedules and work orders.
  • Research new technologies and provide business case where required.
Skills and Expertise
  • Relevant similar experience is essential.
  • Excellent mathematical skills.
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Experience of using ERP/document management systems.
  • Working with technical and product development teams.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office packages essential.
Personal Skills
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and multitask.
  • Motivated, determined and committed.
  • Own transport essential due to location.
Qualifications
  • Degree is preferable within a relevant discipline.

How to Apply

Please apply to Beverley Stocks, HR Manager at .

This vacancy is being managed directly by our own HR team and we will not accept unsolicited applications from agencies. We will contact our preferred agency partners should we require additional recruitment support. Thank you.

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