Development Chemist
£30,000 - £38,000

Search Scientific are recruiting for a Development Chemist with previous experience in the formulation of personal care products to join a leading manufacturer of cosmetics, homecare products & toiletries.
Based in Cheshire, this position will join an experienced team and be tasked with new product development and innovation.

This position will be responsible for the development & formulation of innovative, new products in the Homecare & personal care markets.
Key responsibilities will include:

  • Leading NPD projects, relating to new products & technologies.
  • Manage successful formulations transition from concept to commercialisation.
  • Develop QC & claim substantiation methods to ensure new product quality.
  • Identification & validation of new raw materials
  • Technical representation of the company to customers & clients


  • A degree or relevant qualification in Chemistry or a related field.
  • Proven experience in the formulation of Personal care, Cosmetics, Toiletries, Home care or similar products.
  • Previous experience in project management & leading small teams would be advantageous.
  • Ability to travel locally & internationally on occasion to meet with clients.

If you would like to apply for this role please use the link provided below. Alternatively, please email a copy of your CV to Nathan Fairhurst - Nathan.Fairhurst@search.co.uk , or call Nathan for further details - 07341 025 768.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.