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 nwood@ckgroup.co.uk, quoting job ref 50503.

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

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