Technical Information Officer

  • Location
    Alton, Hampshire
  • Salary
    £ 20000 - £ 24000 / Year
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - AAT
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Science
  • External Reference
    JN-112018-35279








Our Client is seeking an Technical Information Officer which is an administrative role, Reporting to the Senior Regulatory Coordinator and Development Chemist. This post provides administrative support relating to all company and customer formulated products and raw materials. This is a varied, hands-on, office based role in a fast paced environment, which requires flexibility, enthusiasm, accuracy and attention to detail at all times. The post holder will be required to work within clearly defined processes and procedures. The post calls for candidates educated to at least A level on a Science subject (ideally Chemistry).



You will be dealing with internal colleagues and departments, customers, raw material suppliers and regulatory bodies. The post holder will require some knowledge of regulations relating to the cosmetics industry. The post holder will have a good level of literacy and numeracy.




Salary £20-£24k + benefits



The key duties of the post are as follows:




  • Collate, update and maintain raw material database, including: supplier material specification, MSDS and technical documents as directed by Development Chemist Nutritional / Senior regulatory coordinator

  • Assist in the data input and maintenance of PD laboratory database

  • Creation, control and maintenance of Product Information File / Technical file for all formulated products using COPTIS software

  • Exploring capabilities of software to develop more efficient processes

  • Assist in the collation of data for Customer/Retailer specific requests

  • Support the creation and control of operating procedures for the Product development team in the area of regulated product.

  • Maintain the document archive for regulated products

  • Support on Medical Device, Nutritional, Pharma and general factory documentation requirements

  • Build rapport with external raw material suppliers and internal departments/personnel

  • Carry out any other reasonable duties at the request of the Development Chemist Nutritional and/or Senior Regulatory Coordinator


Note - Regulated products - Medical devices/ Nutritional supplements/ Pharmaceuticals



� Educated to A -level in a Science-based subject, ideally Chemistry - essential


� Educated to Degree level in Science-based subject, ideally Chemistry - desired


� Knowledge of regulations relating to the nutritional / Medical device / Pharma industry - desired


� Ability to use computerised information systems to input, retrieve and update all relevant data - essential



  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office gained through practical experience - essential

  • Knowledge and experience in using COPTIS database -desired


� Experience with Nutritional supplement regulations - desired


� A confident individual able to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel


� Ability to efficiently plan, organise and manage own workload


� Strong administration skills and good attention to detail


� Ability to prioritise workload of others




Person specification



� Good verbal communication and interpersonal skills; the ability to liaise and work with personnel at all levels.


� Flexibility - ability to react and respond positively to changes in priority and workload


� Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions


� Accurate with good attention to detail


� Good level of literacy and numeracy required


� Ability to retain focus and maintain a calm demeanour under pressure



Additional Information



NOTE: This Job Description is a guide only and is not exhaustive. Additional duties may be required as and when the needs of the business or position dictate.



Training will be provided. It is not anticipated that applicants will have an in-depth knowledge of Health and Safety legislation or Good Manufacturing Practices , rather that they can identify potential risks in a working environment and conduct themselves in a safe working manner.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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Please apply with your CV to: Rachel Ross