Technical Manager - Cambridgeshire
Great new job opportunity within the Technical Department of a successful and well known horticulture company, a market leader across UK and Europe.
An additional Technical Manager is sought, to join the existing small Technical team, to help to drive and manage new product development; oversee related regulatory matters; manage projects; and also to provide technical support and training internally. The company already has a top quality portfolio, a wide range of innovative products, and this role will suit an individual with a keen interest in developing new products, new science and new ideas. There will be the opportunity to focus on a particular product group – this could be herbicides, fungicides, insecticides, biologicals or fertilisers – and so develop more specialist technical skills over time. The role will include lots of team work, and liaison with colleagues, and also collaboration with European and Global partners. There will be regular travel to sales meetings, conferences, and trade shows. The technical team work closely with their commercial colleagues and have an important part to play in strategic planning for the future.
Previous experience in a technical role, or in a technical management role, within Agriculture, Horticulture, Agrochemicals, Fine Chemicals or similar
Candidates who have two or three years’ work experience in commercial R&D, Crop Trials, Regulatory Affairs, Technical Support, or Technical Sales are also encouraged to apply as training can be provided.
Degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, Biology, Plant Science, Environmental Science or similar - preferred
Technical knowledge, and ability to communicate technical information easily
Attention to detail and committed to high standards of work
Excellent communication and analytical skills
IT literate – word, excel
Commercial understanding and awareness
Knowledge of the Horticulture and Agricultural Sectors
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits depending on skills and experience
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