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Formulation Chemist - Cosmetics

Dorset   •  £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits   •  Permanent, Full time


An award-winning health & beauty manufacturer based in Dorset is currently seeking for a new Formulation Chemist to join its innovation team on a permanent basis. As a Formulation Chemist, you will play a vital role in the formulation/development of new products, working closely alongside external suppliers and implementing technical guidelines and policies.

The Formulation Chemist role will suit a candidate who is looking to excel their career dedicated towards innovation and NPD. To be successful you should hold a relevant degree qualification and possess commercial experience within the cosmetic industry.

Formulation Chemist Responsibilities:

  • Formulation and development of new and innovative products
  • Work alongside manufacturing to ensure all new products can be scaled up appropriately
  • Work with internal manufacturing or external subcontractors/suppliers to develop innovative product solutions to support NPD strategy
  • Work closely with the Brand and Marketing teams to provide support for copy and claims for new products
  • To implement the technical guidelines and policies
  • To ensure all products are suitable for their intended markets and progress relevant registrations as appropriate
  • To work cross functionally with departments such as procurement on key strategic projects that support NPD Strategy, cost-saving & business improvement
  • Develop a culture of "R&D and Innovation" within the Team, coaching junior colleagues to achieve their business and personal objectives and supporting their development
  • Input to the Formulation budget requirements on specific projects

Formulation Chemist Requirements:

  • Degree qualification in Chemistry or closely related line of study.
  • It is essential that you possess experience working within a commercial formulation laboratory - completing new product development on cosmetic or health & beauty products.
  • Previous experience and full working knowledge of current EU and US regulatory requirements for the development and manufacture of health & beauty products.
  • Proven track record in overcoming formulation challenges such as development and scale-up of manufacturing processes.
  • Excellent communication skills coupled with the ability solved complex problems.

In return the company can provide an excellent platform to learn new skills focused to formulation chemistry and project management - coupled with a competitive salary package £30k-£40k + excellent company benefits + bonus


You must be eligible to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Reference: 6627
  • Posted: 29th September 2020
  • Expires: 27th October 2020

Cranleigh Scientific

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