Formulation Chemist - Cosmetic / Cosmeceutical (Skin Care) Products

Posted on Feb 2, 2019 by Atom Recruitment Ltd.

Bedford, Bedfordshire United Kingdom
Research & Development
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Our Client is a very successful Pharmaceutical / Personal Care manufacturing company. They are now seeking a Formulation Chemist - Cosmetic / Cosmeceutical (Skin Care) Products for their formulation department to assist in the development of new cosmetic / cosmeceutical products. This position is a full-time permanent role and will be based at their site in Bedford.
Key Areas of Responsibility
  • An opportunity has arisen to join our client's formulation department to assist primarily in the formulation development of new cosmetic / cosmeceutical products.
  • Participation in the formulation development of pharmaceutical medicines and medical devices would also be expected
  • The role as Formulation Chemist will involve rapid development of novel, wide ranging, and innovative formulations from initial design concept through to the final article
  • This will include aspects such as excipient / packaging choice and compatibility, optimisation of physical characteristics and performing physicochemical stability studies
  • Creation of bench scale prototype formulations
  • Assessing physical stability parameters to determine lead formulations and packaging to be taken forward
  • Writing development stability protocols and short development reports, SOPs and protocols
Qualifications / Experience
  • Degree in Cosmetic or Pharmaceutical science (or equivalent / similar)
  • Experience in Formulation Development, preferably in Cosmetics or other Skin Care products
  • Excellent verbal, written and numerical skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
In return our client is offering a basic salary of up to £35,000 per annum (salary is negotiable and dependent on experience) plus benefits for the successful Candidate
Please send your C.V to Lorraine Roger, Director at Atom Recruitment Ltd.

Reference: 636707948

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