Development Chemist - Cleaning / Hygiene Products

Location Birmingham
Discipline: Household
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Negotiable
Contact name: Ben George

Contact email: admin@superadmin.sciencesr
Job ref: BBBH2971_1632314180
Published: 27 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Role: Development Chemist - Cleaning / Hygiene Products

Location: South Birmingham

Salary: £22,000 - £30,000

Science Solutions Recruitment is recruiting for a Development Chemist in the area South Birmingham. This is an exciting opportunity to join our clients leading FMCG / New Product Development team.

Role:

  • Development of new consumer goods products for laundry, surface cleaning and disinfection related applications.
  • Support the acceleration and growth of new product innovations, making use of external bodies, suppliers etc. to leverage new technologies and land consumer relevant products with bottom line impact.
  • Keep abreast of market developments, building insights and identifying opportunities for NPD.
  • 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.

Key Requirements

  • Applicants must be a graduate, or equivalent, in a science subject, ideally chemistry, and experienced in the formulation, development and testing of household / Hygiene cleaning products.
  • Possess knowledge of surfactant chemistry and the ability to turn this into new products.
  • Work effectively within a small team.
  • Possess good practical and laboratory skills.
  • The ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.