R&D Formulation Chemist - Cosmetics - Wiltshire - £28-32k

Location
Wiltshire, England
Salary
GBP28000.00 - GBP32000.00 per annum
Posted
Oct 10, 2016
Closes
Oct 28, 2016
Ref
BBBH4462
Contact
Lewis Cox
Result Type
Jobs
Position Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

R&D Formulation Chemist - Cosmetics - Toiletries - Manufacturing - NPD - Wiltshire - £28-32k

We are looking for an individual experienced in formulation chemistry to join a global business who specialise in the manufacturing of cosmetics, toiletries and healthcare products based in Wiltshire.

Responsibilities:

*Develop and maintain good strong and reliable relationships with key customer contacts and raw material suppliers as the main technical contact.

*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.

*Develop products to meet the needs of the customer/consumer/business matching benchmark performance, claims, critical path and all relevant requirements.

*Ensure accurate detailed records of product development are kept in order that products can easily be traced and monitored.

*Managing stability, user trials, challenge tests, claim substantiation and all required external testing including potential third party data.

*Working closely with operations team identifying and implementing methods of improving manufacturing efficiency and responsible for the pilots and first production batches.

*Investigating and solving production problems relating to product together with the relevant teams in QA, process and production.


Skills and Experience Required:

*Industrial, manufacturing experience within the healthcare sector is essential.

*Development and Formulation skills from a cosmetic industry or similar is also essential.

*Educated to degree level within a relevant scientific field.

*Excellent communication skills.

Salary - £28-32k - Permanent