Development Chemist

  • Salary: £27,000 - £38,000
  • REF Number: 00050503
  • Consultant: Natalie Wood
  • Contact: 01246457720
  • Date Published: 29.04.2021
  • Sector: Chemicals, Fast Moving Consumer Goods
  • Location: Peterborough, South East
  • Discipline: Research And Development

CK Group are recruiting for a Senior Development Chemist, on behalf of a luxury cosmetics development organisation, to be based at their site in Peterborough on a permanent basis.

Development Chemist Role:

  • Attend NPD meetings and ensure all actions are complete or issues flagged to the team/appropriate director.
  • Ensure good and open communication with the technical team.
  • Develop safe, legal skin care and personal care products, which meet our customer requirements.
  • Deputise for the Head of R&D and Technical Director on issues relating to the product development.
  • Liaise with Customers and the Business Development Teams.
  • Generation of safety assessment and product dossiers for skin care products.
  • Generate new product development prototypes for the Business Development Teams.
  • Review technical data arising from test discrepancies carried out within the department and update reports.
  • Approve the stability testing on all skin care products and liase with chemists regarding results and issues (senior chemist).
  • Dealing with representatives from raw material and perfume companies and approving/monitoring visits.
  • Assist the Head of R&D and Technical Director in the generation of documentation for new products.
  • Continually liaise with the Process, Purchasing, Production and Quality departments.
  • Carry out the training and development of staff involved in the daily running of the department.
  • Ensure that approved formulations are validated, prior to production.

Your Background: To be considered for this position you should have the following skills and experience:

  • Experience formulating hair care, styling or bath and body products.

Apply: For more information or to apply forthis Development Chemist position, please contact Natalie Wood on 01246 457723 or, quoting job ref 50503.

It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK.

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