Formulation Chemist


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March 31, 2022
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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£24000 - £30000 per annum
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Amy Hallworth
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Formulation Chemist (AH063)

Location: Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

£24K - £30K Basic (Dependent upon experience) + Private Healthcare + Life Insurance + Salary Sacrifice Scheme + 25 Days Holiday

The Company:

Our client is a well-established cosmetic raw material distributor based in Aylesbury, who are currently looking to add a Formulation Chemist to their team. There are real opportunities for long-term development in the company, including progressing into cosmetic regulatory or even sales if that’s of interest!

Partnering with some of the biggest names in the cosmetic industry, this business have a market-leading reputation and will not only enable but actively encourage you to utilise your creativity as a Formulation Chemist. Due to the sheer volume of raw materials that they distribute, you will experience a huge amount of variety with projects and would be joining a company who genuinely really value their employees.

The Role:

As a Formulation Chemist, you will be responsible for:

• Formulating a huge range of cosmetic products
• Showcasing the relevant raw material in said cosmetic formulation
• Researching innovative new trends in the market
• Managing multiple projects simultaneously, from taking the customer brief through to formulation
• Investigating new materials to assess their functionality and possible applications
• Being a technical point of contact for customers
• Creating detailed technical presentations for the sales team
• Contacting suppliers to procure raw materials
• Attending internal meetings to discuss progress of projects
• Liaising with multiple departments in the company including Compliance & Sales.

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 colleagues at all levels.

Keywords: Liquids, Creams, Personal Care, Cosmetics, Cosmetic Science, Haircare, Skincare, Hair Care, Skin Care, Suncare, Sun Care, SPF, R&D, Research & Development, Formulation Chemist, Development Chemist, Senior Development Chemist, Senior Formulation Chemist, Cosmetic Raw Materials, Cosmetic Ingredients.

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