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Development Chemist - Cosmetics/ Skincare

Vacancy Title: Development Chemist - Cosmetics/ Skincare
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South London, London
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
REF: J905091_1583408569
Contact Name: Tom Hammond
Contact Email: tom.hammond@russell-taylor.co.uk
Vacancy Published: 28 days ago

Vacancy Description

Development Chemist - Cosmetics/ Skincare

Type: Permanent

Location: South London

Salary: Competitive DOE, plus additional benefits package

Our Client, an award-winning cosmetic/skincare company with an element of fame attached to it… are growing and looking to recruit for 2 Development Chemists who will work at their modern - state of the art facility in South London.

This company has a fantastic reputation in the industry, with their brand recognisable across the UK; and with a focus on sustainability and creating a 'greener' culture within their industry- they are industry leaders at the forefront of innovation.

Why not be a part of their journey; if you are looking to work in a company that has a fantastic work culture, with lots of career scope… we want to hear from you!

The Role

  • Developing/Formulating and supporting the Development team across a wide spectrum of natural skin care, body care, sun care and tanning products
  • Supporting the Development of natural makeup products
  • Designing and conducting formulation, stability and compatibility tests
  • Researching to establish new blends/ formulations and ingredients
  • On- going efficiency tests completed throughout the development phase
  • Designing and implementing Sensory studies, evaluating the products' benefits across a diverse product range
  • Supporting and working with the manufacturing team, providing technical support such as: scale up processing and the creating of batch manufacturing instructions
  • Supporting and working with the QC and QA teams on bulk specifications
  • Being a key representative of the business and brand by actively participating and contributing in presentations, seminars, networking events and key client visits

The Person

  • A minimum of 5 years' experience within formulation development in the cosmetics sector; ideally within natural products but general cosmetics will be considered
  • Will have an understanding of completing sensory tests and working on new blends/ formulations
  • Must have an understanding and a passion to work in the cosmetics sector
  • Will hold a Degree in a relevant, Scientific discipline
  • Will have a good understanding of cosmetic - product regulation/s
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills are essential, this person will have sound written and verbal communication skills
  • Good understand of Microsoft and general IT applications

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