Senior Colour Cosmetics Chemist

Posted 29 March by Science Solutions Recruitment Ltd Easy Apply

Science Solutions are currently recruiting for a Colour Cosmetic Development Chemist for a manufacturer of Personal care and cosmetic products based in Wiltshire.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain good strong and reliable relationships with key customer contacts and raw material suppliers as the main technical contact.
  • Having a total understanding of how laboratory methods of manufacture will be reproduced in the process environment, ensuring that laboratory methods are reliable, reproducible and efficient for purpose
  • Develop products to meet the needs of the customer/consumer/business matching benchmark performance, claims, critical path and all relevant requirements.
  • Ensuring accurate detailed records of product development are kept in order that products can easily be traced and monitored
  • Managing stability, user trials, challenge tests, claim substantiation and all required external testing including potential third party data.
  • Working closely with operations team identifying and actioning methods of improving manufacturing efficiency and responsible for the pilots and first production batches.
  • Be familiar and understand industry regulations and general legal/customer requirements.
  • Investigating and solving production problems relating to product together with the relevant teams in QA, process and production.
  • Any reasonable additional duties requested or delegated by your line manager.
  • Issuing all required data information for PIP/customer specification to the NPD schedule to the Technical Information Officer.

Knowledge and experience:

  • Minimum 1+ years experience in development of colour cosmetic products is essential
  • BSc in Chemistry or related subject or SCS diploma

Required skills

  • laboratory
  • personal care
  • cosmetics
  • household
  • regulatory
  • formulation
  • colour cosmetics

Reference: 34478407

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