Formulation Scientist


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Staffing Firms

Industry :

Science and Research

Education Level :

Bsc,Master of Science,phD

Address 1 :

United Kingdom,Cheshire,Cheshire,

Key Skills :

formulation, hair care, personal care, product development, polymers

Salary :

£30000 - £40000 per annum

Date Posted :

20 May, 2016

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Job Category :

Scientific Jobs

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Formulation Scientist


£30,000 - £40,000 (dependent on experience)

SRG are currently working with a growing, innovative company specialising in the manufacture of speciality polymers for application in a range of industries. As a result of their continued success and expansion, they are now looking to hire a Formulation Scientist to join the team at their facility in Cheshire. The role will offer the successful individual an excellent opportunity in a progressive business at the forefront of novel polymer technologies.

This position would be ideal for an individual with a background in the development and innovation personal care products, particularly hair care.

As Formulation Scientist Responsibilities of the job will include:

* Developing and formulating novel polymeric solutions for oral, skin and hair care products
* Working closely with various internal teams to understand project requirements and propose/agree experimental options
* Developing an understanding of experimental techniques relevant to project requirements
* Planning and conducting experiments, in addition to assessing quality and experimental output
* Estimating resource/timing requirements and organising product and material testing
* Recording, analysing and interpreting data and planning further work
* Summarising data into spreadsheets/presentations/reports to facilitate discussions at project meetings, customer and supplier presentations and to provide a basis for technical reports
* Monitoring developments in polymer science, particularly in the work area and communicating relevant publications/patents as required.

This exciting opportunity is key to the sustained growth and success of the business and the successful candidate should be innovative, proactive and organised with the ability to motivate others, communicate effectively and work independently.


* Minimum degree level in Chemistry or relevant scientific discipline
* At least 3 years of proven experience in the development and testing of personal care products. Specific experience with hair care formulations is essential.
* Previous supervisory experience or a proven ability to lead teams

A good understanding of working in a consumer healthcare environment to GMP would also be advantageous but is not essential.

In return, the company are offering a generous salary, 33 days holiday and a contributory pension scheme.

If you meet these criteria and are interested this position, please apply using the link below or send a current copy of your CV to Alternatively, give Faye a call on 0161 868 2218 to discuss the role in more detail.

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. SRG is a trading name of Science Recruitment Group Ltd an Employment Business/Agency. SRG, winners of the Recruitment Professional Awards 2011 'Best Company to work for' and 'Best People Development Business' awards, and the only "highly commended" company in the Annual Recruiter Awards for Excellence 2011, for 'Best Small Recruitment Agency to Work For'.

Company Name:



9 Devonshire Square,


Staffing Firms


United Kingdom





100 - 499


Pharmaceutical Recruitment



Phone No. :

+44 (0) 203 096 47 0

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