Formulation Chemist


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March 16, 2022
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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£25000 - £30000 per annum
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Amy Hallworth
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Formulation Chemist (AH055)

Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

£21K - £30K Basic (Dependent upon experience) + Bonus + Pension + 21 Days Holiday + Share Option Scheme

The Company:

Our client is a well-established specialist cosmetic manufacturing business based in Peterborough, who is currently looking to add 2 Formulation Chemists to their team. There are real opportunities for development with the company willing to pay to put candidates through a SCS diploma!

With an incredibly wide range of products across bath and body, skincare and luxury to name but a few; you would be joining a company who are passionate about promoting internally at an exciting time with the business growing year on year.

The Role:

As a Formulation Chemist, you will be responsible for:

• Formulation and reformulation of a huge range of cosmetic products
• Carrying out stability and compatibility testing
• Managing multiple projects simultaneously, from taking the customer brief through to supervising initial production and scale up trials
• Contacting suppliers to procure raw materials
• Attending internal meetings to discuss progress of projects
• Liaising with multiple departments in the company including Quality, Packaging, Sales etc

The Person:

To be considered for this role, candidates will be degree-level qualified in Chemistry or a closely related subject, with proven experience as a Formulation Chemist in a cosmetic company.

Experience formulating liquids and creams would be highly desirable, ideally in the skincare or haircare sectors.

You must be able to take responsibility for a multitude of projects and be comfortable communicating with all colleagues at all levels.

Keywords: Liquids, Creams, Cosmetics, Cosmetic Science, Haircare, Skincare, Hair Care, Skin Care, R&D, Research & Development, Formulation Chemist, Development Chemist, Senior Development Chemist, Senior Formulation Chemist, GMP, Stability, Compatibility, Scale Up.

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