Cosmetic Chemist - Natural Formulations

The Advocate Group
£28,000 per annum
27 Jul 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Cosmetic Chemist

My client is a privately owned contract manufacturer of natural/organic cosmetic and personal care products and there is currently an opportunity for a Development Chemist to join their team.


  • Formulating new products in line with customer briefs or new supplier
  • technologies/raw materials & meeting targets agreed by manager & or NPD team.
  • Re-formulate existing products for improved performance or cost benefit.
  • Costing of formulation & sourcing raw materials.
  • Set up testing according to customer protocols/technical guidelines.
  • Attend & provide technical support for account managers in customer meetings.
  • Other functions include sign-off artwork as per Dev lab check list; provide technical support in risk assessments for new products as well as with the replacement of current raw materials; assist in the scale up of new products; problem solve faulty batches; & creating product specifications.
  • Keep abreast of new regulations & ensure formulations comply with different regions.

Ideal candidate:

  • Previous formulation development experience
  • Degree in either Chemistry or Cosmetic Chemistry
  • Experience working with natural formulations
  • Previous experience working to customer briefs
  • A desire for continuous learning

For more info please get in touch with Dan at The Advocate Group

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