Senior Cosmetic Chemist

Job Category:
Personal Care / Cosmetics / Toiletries / Household Products
Job Type:
South West
£35,000 to £40,000 per annum
SCI Recruitment for Scientists
Job Ref:

Senior Cosmetic Chemist

Ref: 19904


Our South West based client is a leading manufacturer of cosmetic and toiletry products. They are actively looking to recruit for a Senior Cosmetic Chemist to join their R&D team.


Duties for this role will include:


  • Develop and maintain relationships with key customers and suppliers
  • Develop new colour cosmetic products in line with customer needs, critical paths and budgets
  • Understand global regulation and compliance issues and ensure products conform
  • Keep accurate records of all work undertaken
  • Work with QA, Process and Production teams to improve efficiency
  • Manage stability/compatibility tests, claim substantiation and external testing
  • Be responsible for pilot and 1st batch production batches
  • Understand and be accurate with costings
  • Management, leadership and development of direct reports


Applications are invited from candidates with a BSc / MSc / PhD in Chemistry (or related subject) together with previous suitable skills and experience in Colour Cosmetics Chemistry


This is a permanent position, offering a salary of up to £40,000 (depending on skills and experience)


Role: Permanent

Location: South West

Salary: Up to £40,000 (depending on skills and experience)


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Tel: 01606 818290
Contact: Martin Cove

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