Formulation Development Chemist - Cosmetics & Personal Care

Location Trowbridge
Discipline: Cosmetics
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££25000 - £35000 per annum
Contact name: Stephanie Houghton

Contact email: stephanie.houghton@sciencesr.com
Job ref: SHFDC_1620123616
Published: 11 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Formulation Development Chemist
Up to £35,000 DOE

Based in Trowbridge

A rapidly expanding FMCG manufacturer is looking for a Development Chemist to join their talented team based near Bath. The purpose of this role is to research and develop safe new cosmetics and personal care products to customer requirements, ensuring all aspects of formulation and method of manufacture are accurately documented.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain good strong and reliable relationships with key customer contacts and raw material suppliers as the main technical contact
  • Develop products to meet the needs of the customer/consumer/business matching benchmark performance, claims, critical path and all relevant requirements
  • Having a total understanding of how laboratory methods of manufacture will be reproduced in the process environment, ensuring that laboratory methods are reliable, reproducible and efficient for purpose
  • Managing stability, user trials, challenge tests, claim substantiation and all required external testing including potential third-party data
  • Investigating and solving production problems relating to product together with the relevant teams in QA, process and production

Key Requirements:

  • A scientific related degree - ideally in cosmetic science
  • Experience in a similar role, in the development of personal care products
  • Experience with concept creation and innovative formula development