Formulation Chemist – Personal Care – North West

By 12th April 2019
Paul Mears Published: 12th April 2019
Job Type
Chemicals,Cosmetics, Household & Personal Care,Materials,Pharmaceuticals,Polymers,Other
North West


This is a fantastic opportunity for a formulation chemist to move into a speciality chemistry firm based in the Cheshire region. Are you a highly achieving graduate chemist with prior formulation experience, perhaps from a placement year? If you are a hands-on scientist who loves working within a product development team, then this Formulation Chemist position could well be for you, and offers a long contract term.

Your day to day duties as Formulation Chemist will be:

* Managing your own projects in terms of laboratory formulation work

* The development of novel testing methods to prove efficacy of ingredients or consumer claims
* Preparing data for presentation to clients

* Liaising with other departments such as technical support to optimise product success

A background in the following is required for the role:

* Relevant formulations experience in the FMCG or chemical manufacturing industry

* A degree (or equivalent experience) in a chemistry field

* Project management experience leading to new product launch is desirable

Please apply immediately for consideration as my client offers a highly attractive package.

For full consideration for this opportunity please apply with your CV (2 pages max., Word document format), plus your salary, location and eligibility to work in the UK details.

Note my client is unable to sponsor visas for those without eligibility to work in the UK.

Why would you work with Dr Paul Mears as your scientific specialist recruiter at Science Solutions?

I focus solely on matching scientists to positions in the UK speciality chemical industry, which is where my own experience and network position me best given a background working in the speciality chemicals and fragrance and flavours sectors. I completed academic studies with a PhD in organic chemistry at the University of Manchester, which followed a BSc in the University of Leeds' famous Colour & Polymer Chemistry department. Following a short post-doctoral research post I built up three years' experience in recruiting scientists into new jobs. Full references and testimonials of successful assignments such as Technical Directors, Heads of Operations and quick turnarounds for urgent laboratory needs can be found on my LinkedIn profile - search Paul Mears.
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