Careers at Nelsons

As well as a strong heritage — we have the edge in the competition and without a doubt; it’s our people, the Nelsons family. We work hard, thrive on challenges, demonstrate accountability, laugh a lot and give the best team social events in town! If you share the values of Nelsons and would like to contribute and be part of our success, then join the family! Find our vacancies below for locations in Europe and the United States.

Project Manager

Department: Product Life Cycle

Company: Supply Chain Organisation

Location: Endeavour Way, Wimbledon

Reference: VA290

The Project Manager (PM) will manage the end to end launches of existing and/or line extension products into both existing and new markets globally to include artwork changes, component and regulated changes to existing products. They will work closely across all functions to ensure effective management, implementation and launch of all the projects that they either managing from the outset of the activity approval or form part of the wider cross functional project team and will be responsible for the SCO actions that are within the implementation & launch stage of a project.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the effective Project Management & Implementation for Product Commercialisation (product rollout of an existing/line extension product), Promotional Activity (e.g. clipstrips/IRC), Merchandisers (e.g. SRP), Component supplier changes and Artwork Changes at the outset of the activity approval. These projects are all part of the Portfolio Management Process (PMP).
  • For all PMP projects that Project Manager leads, at a top-line level, the PM will be responsible for the following actions:

Raises the CC’s for the projects that they are responsible for managing.

Develops with the input from the cross functional team the overall project timeline and manages the project timeline to achieve agreed launch timings.

Manages and ensures cross-functional co-ordination to deliver the project within the agreed timescales, budget, ensuring executional  excellence.

Escalation of the project risks to the relevant stakeholders.

Ensures the management of change within SCO, working closely with planning, production and the wider team. 

  • For NPD/ and complex projects, the PM will form a key part of the wider cross functional project team and will be only responsible for part of the SCO actions within the implementation & launch stage of a project to ensure project launch timings are achieved. 


Person Specification

Education / Qualifications

  • Educated to degree level or higher

Skills & Experience 


  • Strong demonstrable Project Management skills and experience
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Experience in working in Marketing & Sales/ or SCO function as project manager
  • responsible for successfully managing multiple projects and achieving project launch targets.
  • Proven experience of managing small cross functional project teams
  • Proven experience of implementing best practice processes
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft office (Excel, Project)
  • Proven influencing skills
  • Good numeracy skills


  • Knowledge and experience working with ERP systems – SAP (desirable)
  • Experience in working in a production environment similar to a Financial/Production
  • planning role, scheduling role or purchasing role (desirable)
  • Computer literate (knowledge of reporting tools such as Business Objects would be a
  • distinct advantage)
  • FMCG/ or pharma experience is ideal


  • Strong attention to detail
  • Must be able to work in a methodical manner
  • Self-starter and complete finisher
  • Must be a natural project thinker and be skilled at quickly identifying the full set of tasks
  • required for each project
  • Highly proactive, somebody who thrives on making things happen and results driven 


Project Manager

Supply Chain ERP Manager

Department: Technical - Management

Company: Supply Chain Organisation

Location: Nelsons House

Reference: VA291


The Supply Chain EPR Manager ensure the accuracy, uniqueness, data integrity, and maintenance of all global master data on SAP related to the planning, purchasing, production, packing, distribution, and costing of finished goods and materials, following agreed company Quality standards and processes.   


They will represent the Supply Chain management team on SAP initiatives, upgrades and improvements, and to provide the required SAP support and/or data to all SCO SAP users and business partners when needed.

The Supply Chain EPR Manager will provide oversight to the Supply Chain SAP module, co-ordinating SCO users and user application to ensure alignment with Quality and accounting standards. 


Key Responsibilities

• Maintain all master data in SAP related to the planning, purchasing, production, packing, distribution, and costing of finished goods and materials at Nelsons manufacturing sites, 3PL providers, and third-party manufacturers.

• To verify and ensure timely and accurate creation of new master data related to the Supply Chain Organisation, particularly regarding the implementation of new products to agreed timelines.

• Review and approve data entry made by the PLC team in master records. Help create or enter data when required.

• Proactively investigate, correct and prevent identified errors in master data.

• To understand and advise on the product life cycle from initiation, through to manufacturing, distribution and where required discontinuation. • Document where necessary the SCO SAP system architecture, design, layout, workflows, applications, and enhancements in standard operating procedures (SOPs) or other documents.

• Ensure the efficacy of each workflow. Design and deploy new workflows as required.

• Understand and perform complex transactions and queries in SAP related to Supply Chain.

• Assist where necessary in reporting, data base cleansing, revision, and validation activities.

• Act as a point of contact from other departments or functions regarding SCO master data including marketing, artwork, sales, finance etc and actively gather appropriate information for data set-up.

• Implement, maintain and improve supply chain master data processes.

• Understand and adhere to standard operating procedures (SOPs) in a GMP environment.

• Build on team capabilities to improve master data expertise and develop via appropriate training.

• Represent SCO on the SAP Super-user Management Team (SMT) meetings and ensure that actions are communicated to SCO management and are met.

• Represent SCO in all business SAP improvement projects or upgrades.

• Co-ordinate with SCO SAP users, business partners and 3PL service providers to anticipate and rectify potential issues.  


Essential Skills and Experience

• 5+ years’ experience in a manufacturing environment with good understanding of practices, processes and documentation.

• 5+ years’ experience of using ERP systems in a supply chain role.

• 3+ years’ experience of master data entry and/or management in supply chain ERP systems.

• Computer literate with experience using spreadsheets and word processing systems.

• Ability to work independently, detail-orientated, and organised with an emphasis on Quality.

• Fluent in English.  


 Desirable Skills/Abilities 

• Experienced in SAP in a supply chain environment.

• Experience of pharmaceutical GMP requirements and/or FMCG manufacturing.

• Degree or equivalent qualifications. • Strong organisational skills. 

• Ability to effectively prioritise and multi-task.

• Able to work to agreed project timelines.

• Good understanding of cause and effect related to master data.

• Microsoft Office experience. 



• Demonstrates strong business acumen and understanding of master data.

• Leads with integrity and respect.

• Delivers with results and likes a challenge.

• Flexible and adaptable.

• Personable with the ability to engage and collaborate with multiple stakeholders.

• Constantly striving to make process improvements with an emphasis on Quality.

• Coaches and develops people. 





Supply Chain ERP Manager

QA Officer

Department: Quality Assurance

Location: Endeavour Way, Wimbledon

Reference: VA293

The QA Officer is responsible for ensuring compliance across daily operations and services requiring Quality Assurance (QA) involvement. To primarily provide QA support for production activities, but also to Warehousing and Quality Control departments, and ensure that all stages of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) are in full compliance with the principles of Good Practice (GxP) guidelines and other regulatory requirements.  The QA Officer will provide QA support in deposition decisions, and the release of intermediate and finished products through the review of batch documentation, Certificates of Analysis (CofA’s) and laboratory testing results. To support production Team leaders in achieving GMP compliance excellence, and promote Quality Culture within the business


Key Responsibilities

 To review Manufacturing batch records production documents to ensure all tasks performed are in keeping with GMP.

• To ensure production anomalies are reported to QA Management via Deviation documentation or a ‘Quality Incident Report’.

• To co-ordinate the prompt resolution and/or closure of change control’s, deviations and QIR’s raised within your area of responsibility.

• To review Quality Control (QC) test data to ensure accurate recording and trend analysis.

• Ensure all in-house manufactured, and third party produced, finished products and associated documentation are retained promptly and accurately, and remain in an inspection ready state.

• Review and release of non-licensed products via the ERP System.

• Remain up to date with actions and SOP’s via both electronic and paper-based QMS systems

• To co-ordinate customer complaints investigation, in conjunction with the QC and Customer Service departments and provide reports and recommendations as necessary.

• Support the internal audit schedule of production and warehouse facilities to verify and monitor the applied principles of GxP.

• To provide advice, guidance, and training where required to employees relating to QA to ensure a full and thorough understanding of GMP on site. • To own and implement improvement projects across the site that increase Quality compliance and Complete Product Quality reviews for the selected time period

• To work closely with all staff on site and especially production staff to ensure a good quality culture and openness 

• To provide support to the daily operation staff regarding quality decisions

• To work closely and liaise with QP’s and Quality management to ensure any information regarding quality and production are completed in a timely manner  


Person Specification 

Education / Qualifications 

• Degree educated or above in a Science subject 


Skills and Experience 


• Experience of a QA/QC role in either food or Healthcare

• Knowledge and practical experience of GMP

• Good knowledge of Quality Control Laboratory techniques, necessary for review.

• Numerical, analytical and investigative skills

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills

• Ability to work accurately, with attention to detail

• Ability to prioritise and deal effectively with a varied workload 



• 3+ years experience within a GMP environment 

• Ability to form strong working relationships with stakeholders at all levels across the organisation 



• Team player with strong communication skills

• Flexible approach to work and tasks 

• Approachable and friendly

• Confidence to challenge results and performance

• Pro-active 

Responsible for ensuring compliance across daily operations and services requiring Quality Assurance (QA) involvement. To primarily provide QA support for production activities, but also to Warehousing and Quality Control departments, and ensure that all stages of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) are in full compliance with the principles of Good Practice (GxP) guidelines and other regulatory requirements.
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