Technical Manager (Cosmetics) – East Rand

  • Permanent
  • Ref #399909BM
  • Posted 1 week ago
  • East Rand, Gauteng, South Africa, Africa
  • Manufacturing/Production
Employer Description

Our client is in the cosmetics manufacturing sector

Job Description

Reporting to the CEO. You will be responsible for:


  • Resolve product and manufacturing technical issues and assist with plant issues, modifications and new designs.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve technical non-compliances and liaise with the sales
  • Department regarding customer complaints


  • Lead the R&D and QC departments, including HR and line management aspects
  • Develop and coach the R&D, QC, and laboratory teams to ensure they are fully trained and able to perform their duties
  • Monitor quality standards and support other departments with quality related problems
  • Provide guidance to purchasing
  • Compliance oversight
  • Sign off communications to customers from the QC department (Specs, COA’s, MSDS’s, complaint reports, etc)
  • Oversee the development and implementation of management systems through all steps of the process including review and approval of documentation and SAP updates/modifications.


  • Develop new and optimize/modify existing products
  • Provide input into, review and sign off new product proposals, validate and verify product formulations.
  • Provide technical input in customer interactions
  • Establishing root cause of defects and determining corrective action
  • Management and development of staff to ensure they are able to consistently perform their duties
  • Maintaining required health and safety standards to ensure product quality conforms with specifications
  • Optimizations of processes and formulations


  • Degree/Diploma Chemistry
  • Cosmetics qualification will be an added advantage


  • 10+ years cosmetics  industry experience
  • SAP and MS Office

Salary / Package

R600k to R720k CTC pa


  • Provident fund
  • Bonus