Formulation Scientist - Cosmetics/personal care additives - NW

Location England
Discipline: Chemicals, Cosmetics, Polymers, Household, Materials
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Negotiable
Contact name: Paul Mears

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Job ref: BBBH2940_1633089549
Published: 19 days ago
Startdate: asap

Within a fantastic R&D-centric chemical firm, a new job opportunity has arisen for an ambitious scientist from a chemistry or similar qualification background with a proven new product development background to drive novel chemistry development. This role will allow in-house ingredients to be proved in principle in prototype products such that your outputs results in shop shelves across the UK stocking your products!

Your day to day duties as the Formulation Scientist will be:

  • Execution of formulation projects as a self-starting, motivated and safe, lab worker
  • Development of application-focussed analytical methods pertinent to end user experience of cosmetics and personal care products
  • Managing demanding timescales, with several new product development projects running simultaneously
  • Working on relationships with other in-house teams, such as marketing, and maintaining perfect H&S compliance

You will be an ideal candidate with this background:

  • A degree, or equivalent, in a relevant scientific field
  • A track record in formulation science in industry
  • A good team-working approach and excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The desire to have your own lab outputs on shop shelves across the country/globe

This client is already shortlisting for the role so I would like you to apply immediately with a CV (Word document format, 2 pages maximum) so as to not miss out on the opportunity.

When choosing your scientific recruitment specialist, why should it be Dr Paul Mears, Head of Chemical recruitment, at Science Solutions?

The team I manage here focus solely on matching scientists to positions in the UK speciality chemical industry, and related areas such as drug discovery and agrochemicals, which is where my own experience and network position me best for clients and job seekers alike. Supplemented by 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 came after graduating with a BSc at the University of Leeds' famous Colour & Polymer Chemistry department. Following a short post-doctoral research post I built up six 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.