Senior Development Chemist

Job Category:
Personal Care / Cosmetics / Toiletries / Household Products
Job Type:
South West
£30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£30-45k dependent upon experience
SCI Recruitment for Scientists
Job Ref:

Senior Development Chemist - Personal Care/Wellbeing Products

Role : Permanent

Location : Yeovil

Salary: £30-45k dependent upon experience

Ref : 20012


We are currently working with a fascinating South West based company who specialise in the formulation and manufacture of a wide range of personal care and wellbeing products; who are looking for a Senior Development Chemist to join their incredibly exciting journey!


With huge investment recently into their NPD laboratory and doubling their size of manufacturing, this area of the company is getting a huge focus in terms of really pushing the health and beauty range that they manufacture; an area that you could have a big involvement in!


Duties for this position will include:-


  • Simultaneous management of a number of NPD projects from customer brief to launch
  • Formulation and re-formulation of a huge range of products ranging from skincare and haircare to health and wellbeing
  • Liaising closely with a myriad of departments in the business including manufacturing, marketing, branding and procurement
  • Developing an innovation culture within the team, by supporting the mentoring and development of junior colleagues
  • Developing efficient methods of manufacture for scale-up and leading troubleshooting


Required skills/experience:-


  • BSc or equivalent in Chemistry, Cosmetic Science, Pharmaceutics or other related discipline
  • Proven experience leading multiple NPD projects from brief to launch
  • Proven experience formulating and reformulating personal care/health/cosmetic products
  • Full working knowledge of current EU and US cosmetic regulatory requirements


This is a permanent position offering up to £45,000 dependent upon experience.


We are shortlisting immediately for this role, so if this sounds like the role for you then please apply now!


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Contact Details:
SCI Recruitment for Scientists
Tel: 01606 818290
Contact: Amy Hallworth

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