May 232017

Job Opportunity Open to Expatriates in Kampala Uganda
Job Title: Assistant Manager, Research & Development

(2 Positions)

Duty station: Head Office, Kampala; Reports to: Manager Research & Development.

Job Summary: Will assist in planning, implementing, and monitoring all activities related to research & development, design, testing of our products, incorporating technology, value engineering, and cost reduction measures.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participate in the formulation of new product samples;
  • Analyze & deliver results for identified product batches with raised customer issues;
  • Maintain an integrated research protocol in the development of new products;
  • Maintain and update professional knowledge and taking responsibility for continuing professional development (CPD);
  • Participate in the production and updating of laboratory documentation;
  • Examine, test and analyze all developed products to ensure consistency& stability;
  • Assess the requirements for new products based on the market needs in cooperation with Sales department and selected customers sample;
  • Improving the product range and keeping the product range up to date with the new trends in technology and phase out obsolete products;
  • Coordinate with concerned departments to update the product range with the developed product, e.g. Sales to promote the product, graphics & design for drawings and specifications, Purchasing Department for sourcing suppliers and procurement, etc;
  • Perform complete review, verification, and validation for new products to ensure conformity to requirement and fitness for use; and
  • Establish product design reviews with the aim of simplifying the manufacturing; and Operations, reducing manufacturing cost and possibility of product standardization.

Required qualifications, experience and skills

  • Should hold degree in Industrial /Analytical Chemistry or in a similar field;
  • At least 5 years work experience of Research & Development in a cosmetics manufacturing company;
  • Able to keep Confidentiality on mixing formulas;
  • An understanding of all regulatory requirements with regard to the production chemical products;
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written; and
  • Ability to work within a team and work independently, self-directed and solutions-oriented as well as excellent problem solving and analytical skills.

Interested Candidates Should Send CVs to NOT later than 30th May 2017.

ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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