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Formulation Chemist

Manchester   •  £27000 - £35000 per annum  •  Permanent, Full time

Formulation Chemist required, based in Greater Manchester. Requiring experience/knowledge within formulation science (oils & lubricants experience highly desirable) and a degree within a scientific discipline. Candidates who have recently finished a PhD encouraged to apply.

Title: Formulation Chemist

Location: Greater Manchester

Salary: £25,000-£35,000 per annum (dependent on experience)

Term: Permanent

SRG are currently working with a leading manufacturer of speciality chemicals used predominantly in the industrial fluid and lubricants industries. With a global presence and a portfolio of growing products, they are now looking to hire a Formulation Chemist to join their applications team in Greater Manchester. This is an exciting time for them, with the successful candidate supporting in the development of a new range of products. A range of backgrounds can be considered including experience of formulation within oils, coatings, paints, lubricants, emulsions and other formulations.

Benefits: You will join a leading manufacturer of speciality chemicals with a portfolio of growing products at an exciting time for the business. Travel in the UK and abroad to provide support to customers. 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, pension scheme and performance related bonus.

Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday 8:00am-4:00pm (with flexibility)


  • Formulation work to incorporate new ingredients and evaluate performance
  • Lead and support projects and activities for new and existing product formulation developments
  • Provide technical support for formulation product technical enquiries from customers and commercial team
  • Assist in identifying the commercial potential of new applications
  • Liaise with other departments such as marketing, production and business development managers


  • Educated to degree level within a scientific discipline
  • Recent PhD candidates encouraged to apply
  • Proven industrial experience of formulating products (oils and lubricants experience highly desirable)
  • Proactive problem solver
  • Excellent planning and organisation skills
  • Experience of working on multiple projects simultaneously

If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided. Alternatively please email a copy of your CV to . For more information regarding this position or any others, please call Chris on 0161 868 2225.

If you have a scientific background and this position is not relevant / suitable for you, please feel free to get in touch or visit www.srgtalent.com to view our other vacancies.

SRG is the UK's number one recruitment company specialising in the scientific, engineering, clinical, pharmaceutical, food/FMCG, energy & renewables, biotech, chemical and medical device sectors.

As scientists ourselves, our specialist sector knowledge and our passion are second to none. It's this combination that makes us different. We're committed to providing outstanding temporary, contract and permanent career opportunities of all levels for our candidates and a comprehensive range of expert strategic recruitment services for our clients.

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  • Agency: SRG
  • Reference: BBBH121421
  • Posted: 18th November 2022
  • Expires: 16th December 2022


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