2 Assistant Manager Research & Development Career Jobs – Movit Products Limited (MPL)

Organisation: Movit Products
Limited (MPL)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Manager Research
& Development
About US:
Movit Products Limited (MPL) is a leading Quality Cosmetics
Manufacturer in Africa with operations in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia,
Rwanda, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan. Movit Products
Limited manufactures Skin and Hair products.
Job Summary:  The Assistant Manager Research & Development
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
The incumbent will actively participate in the
formulation of new product samples;
Keenly analyze and 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 and stability;
The jobholder will assess the requirements for
new products based on the market needs in cooperation with Sales department and
selected customers sample;
In charge of 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
Establish product design reviews with the aim of
simplifying the manufacturing; and
Operations, reducing manufacturing cost and
possibility of product standardization.
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the Movit Products
Limited (MPL) Assistant Manager Research & Development vacancy must hold a
degree in Industrial /Analytical Chemistry or in a similar field;
A minimum of five years of professional
experience in Research &Development in a cosmetics manufacturing company;
Able to keep Confidentiality on mixing formulas;
Broad knowledge and understanding of all
regulatory requirements with regard to the production chemical products;
Excellent communication skills, both oral and
Ability to work within a team and work
independently, self-directed and solutions-oriented as well as excellent problem
solving and analytical skills.
How to Apply:
All interested candidates who meet the above specifications should send
an application form, download here,
with an updated Curriculum Vitae and copies of academic transcripts via E-mail
The Head of Human Resources,
Movit Products Limited,
P.O. Box 27109 Kampala, Uganda or
E-mail to: hr@movit.co.ug
(Not more than 1.5 MBs)
Deadline: 19th
September 2016 by 5:00PM

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