Formulation Scientist

Job Title: Formulation Scientist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Gloucestershire, England
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: J896474_1534776723
Contact Name: Tom Hammond
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 20, 2018 15:52

Job Description

Formulation Scientist - Cosmetics

Location: Gloucestershire

Type: Permanent

Hours: Days

Salary: Competitive

Our Client, an established Cosmetics manufacturer are looking to appoint an experienced Formulation Scientist to work in their brand new lab; the successful Candidate will gain furthered career progression within a NPD/R&D Laboratory setting with a competitive salary on offer.

The Role:

  • Formulating new cosmetic products and working with the Development Lab in order to improve current formulations
  • Developing new blends and colours
  • Designing and developing novel products to a high standard and to meet the designated requirements of marketing on time and in full.
  • Lead pilot and 1st production batches
  • Identifying key technological challenges that will result in cost savings and / or enhanced product performance and implement.
  • Establishing and maintaining excellent relationships with key suppliers and keep abreast of new raw materials / technologies that may provide new / superior benefits to formulations.
  • Ensuring that the day-to-day working in the laboratories is practised in a safe, orderly and efficient manner, compliant with all internal protocols and external legislation.
  • To work closely with NPD, quality and manufacturing teams to ensure projects are kept on track and to brief.
  • To monitor new technologies and products in the marketplace
  • Keep accurate detailed records of product development
  • Adhering to GMP/GLP guidelines at all times, whilst maintaining the QMS system at all times too (ISO 22716)

The Person:

  • Will hold a Degree in a relevant Scientific Discipline
  • More importantly will hold relevant Formulation experience in a GLP GMP accredited lab within the Cosmetics, or healthcare industry
  • The perfect Candidate will have all of the above and extended colour formulation experience too
  • Strong interpersonal skills

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