Development Chemist

Location Cambridgeshire
Discipline: Household
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Market related
Contact name: Rick Metcalfe

Contact email:
Job ref: 6939
Published: 5 months ago

Formulation Chemist - FMCG - Northampton

A long standing family business are looking for Formulation Chemist to join their small dynamic team. The role offers great learning and development opportunities as well as career progression. As a Formulation Chemist you will have the chance to manage projects, bring your ideas to the table and have a real influence on the business. Whether you are a fresh Chemistry Graduate or established Formulation Chemist I would be interested in hearing from you.

Ideal requirements:

  • Chemistry degree or relevant subject
  • Ability to manage projects - Ideally some precious project management experience
  • Ideally coming from a background in FMCG Healthcare, Biocides, Cosmetics or Detergents
  • A proactive confident individual capable of dealing with responsibility

Day to day duties:

  • Leading the development of new products
  • Overseeing and managing projects from concept through to launch ensuring accurate documentation of project minutes and timely updates throughout.
  • Presenting projects to key stakeholders in the business
  • Reviewing project briefs, creating development plans, addressing requirements such as shelf life determination, production trials, and costing.
  • Working closely with the Regulatory team
  • Participating in lab activities
  • Technical support to the Commercial team
  • Assisting the Quality Manager addressing technical issues such as out-of-specification results
  • Participation in production trials related to development projects
  • Ensuring all chemical ingredients meet all necessary safety and regulatory requirements.
  • Work within health and safety guidelines set by the business.
  • Supporting the Research and Development Manager

Please send me a word your CV if you are interested in this Formulation Chemist / Development Chemist role !!