Formulation Chemist

  • Location:

    North West England, England

  • Sector:

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    £28000 - £30000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Tom Lester

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:

    01/08/2019 10:13:46

Formulation Chemist - Personal care

North West England


Rapidly-growing company requires a Development Chemist to work on a range of niche FMCG products. The ideal candidate will have previous experience in the development and formulation of personal care, health and beauty, home care, laundry cleaning or similar products.

Creative and highly motivated company culture. Competitive salary, defined-contributions pension scheme and 40 working hours per week.

Role / Description

* Formulating new personal care and household products for global markets
* Delivering products based on customer brief, within quality and regulatory constraints
* Managing own diary to best deliver on projects
* Creating specifications for new or improved products
* Liaising with in-house technical teams to develop ideas and adhere to technical, regulatory and budgeting requirements
* Liaising with suppliers to obtain new and alternative raw materials
* Carrying out stability testing and further analysis to determine properties, including viscosity and pH
* Communicating project updates and pertinent information to technical director as needed
* Recording laboratory work for future reference and review


* Ideally degree qualified in cosmetic science, chemistry or related science subject
* Proven background and significant experience of developing and formulating colour cosmetic or personal care products
* Able to manage own diary to meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
* Flexible and pro-active with a positive approach to problem solving

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