Technical Development Chemist – Personal Care

Job Category:
Fine & Bulk Chemicals, Personal Care / Cosmetics / Toiletries / Household Products
Job Type:
South East
South East England
Salary Description:
up to £20,000 (depending on previous skills and experience)
SCI Recruitment for Scientists
Job Ref:

Technical Development Chemist – Personal Care

Job Ref. 19725

Our South East based client is a distributor of specialty Cosmetic and Toiletry products and raw materials. They are actively seeking to recruit for a Technical Development Chemist. 

Duties for this role will include:

• Investigating new products to assess their functionality and possible applications

• Evaluating new and interesting technologies applicable to Personal Care products

• Developing formulations to demonstrate the benefits of our products

• Creating new formulations in response to customer briefs

• Developing Company strategy on product promotion, and sourcing new products

• Developing Trends presentations supported by formulations

• Communicating complex technical information clearly and concisely

• Providing information, presentations and formulations for UK and Poland Sales teams

• Visiting customers within both the UK and Polish sales teams

• Travelling worldwide to technical exhibitions/symposia and to visit suppliers 

Candidates should possess the following skills/attributes:

• A degree in a scientific subject

• Knowledge of cosmetic and toiletry formulations

• Previous industrial experience of formulation chemistry, particularly within cosmetics, toiletries or personal care products, is highly desirable

• A scientific approach to problem solving

• Commercial awareness

Role: Permanent

Location: South East

Salary: up to £20,000 (depending on previous skills and experience) 

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Tel: 01606 818290
Contact: David Bullock

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