McBride is the leading supplier for household and textile washing private label products in Europe. Our customers are the largest and most successful European distribution retailers.
Our five thousand colleagues at 17 production sites and several offices in 13 countries contribute to making McBride a successful and exciting place to work.
The formula for our success is quite straightforward : effective communication in an open environment where challenge is welcomed and your contribution recognised.
The main ingredient, however is the unique talent of team players, like yourself, who believe in continuous improvement and aim for optimum results.
We are currently looking for a :
Technical Support Officer (Limited contract)
The key tasks are outlined as follows :
Development / Commercial Support : to handle the technical requirements coming from the market, providing the necessary technical information to support production introduction and product launches.
R&D technical coordinator for new product development : to enable and coordinate the product development for the specific German requirements in coordination with the Mc Bride Labs and Centres of Excellence.
R&D sales support : to ensure the professional presentation of the technical team in customer meetings and in daily customer handling.
R&D business evaluation : to evaluate competitive products in term of formulation and performance.
To be the first contact person for authorities or customers in the event of an official complaint.
To be in contact with professional organisations (Stiffung Warentest) and with key testing laboratory.
BRIEF PERSON SPECIFICATION :
University degree of Chemical Engineer or equivalent.
At least 2 years’ experience in development and technical documentation of detergent and personal care or similar chemical products.
Excellent chemical knowledge , great technical and organising skills.
Languages : German is obligatory (preferable native tongue) , English spoken and written (high standard), French is preferable.
Communicative, flexible, creative and innovative.
Commited and persuasive.
IT Skills : Good user knowledge of MS Office especially Excel