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Senior Formulation Chemist

Somerset   •  £32000 - £38000 per annum  •  Permanent, Full time

An established cosmetics manufacturer has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Formulation Chemist to join its team. You will be formulating a range of natural based cosmetics and be the go-to for technical queries from clients. To be considered you must have significant experience in formulating cosmetic and/or personal care products.

Key Responsibilities but not limited to:

  • Clarifying formulation briefs directly with clients
  • Conducting feasibility studies/technical investigations into potential formulations
  • Sourcing raw materials from suppliers
  • Formulating innovative, naturally based products for both in house brands and private customers
  • Conducting stability and compatibility testing of approved formulations
  • Liaising between project manager, clients and safety assessors on regulatory/claims issues
  • Generating INCIs
  • Creating PIF documentation
  • Creation and optimisation of manufacturing instructions
  • Manage the transfer from lab to manufacturing and advise on risk in scale up


  • Diploma in Society of Cosmetic sciences or similar qualification
  • Experience working with cosmetic / personal care products
  • Experience in process manufacturing
  • Ideally worked on Skin care & Hair care formulations
  • Knowledge of EU Cosmetics Directive
  • Able to communicate well with management, colleagues and clients
  • Confident and self-driven
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Able to multitask
  • Work in a fast paced environment with precision and accuracy

You must have the right to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Reference: 7099
  • Posted: 13th October 2021
  • Expires: 10th November 2021

Cranleigh Scientific

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