Development Chemist

Location England
Discipline: Household
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Negotiable
Contact name: Leo Hayden

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Job ref: BBBH4375_1674149364
Published: about 1 year ago
Startdate: ASAP

Development Chemist - Midlands

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Development Chemist to join a leading UK manufacturer of both branded and private label laundry and cleaning products

We are seeking a chemist with a proven background in FMCG product delivery who will form part of the NPD team and will support development and commercial activities.

As a skilled development chemist, you will be primarily responsible for new product development and cost effectiveness programs

The ideal candidate will have experience of working within the homecare sector and possess evidence of product delivery, innovation, and effective time management.

The ability to develop relationships with colleagues, suppliers and customers is crucial as the role will require significant overlap with production, quality, and commercial sides of the business

Key Responsibilities

Applicants must be a graduate, or above in chemistry, and experienced in the formulation, development and testing of household cleaning products.

Possess good practical and laboratory skills

Support the development of the NPD pipeline, making use of external bodies, suppliers etc. to leverage new technologies for potential business impact, differentiated innovations

Keep abreast of market developments, building insights and identifying opportunities for new formats

Manage own workload effectively ensuring activities are aligned with business timings and project budgets

Support project management activities as required (SDS preparation, back of pack declarations etc)

Present to internal and external stakeholders on project milestones

Provide product briefings/ status updates to suppliers and 3rd parties, when required

Proficient at NPD record keeping

Key Requirements

Experience within a similar role in FMCG product development

Minimum of degree level qualification in chemistry

Job Type : Full-time

Salary : Dependent on experience

Working hours : Monday to Friday ; 37.5hrs