Senior Chemist – Ipswich – Colchester – Up to £40,000

Provide technical, formulation and management expertise


To provide technical, formulation and management expertise in support of their primary mission while managing all aspects of the laboratory.

Work with clients and in-house teams to take briefs from concept through to successful launch. Participate and oversee the research and development of superior quality, bespoke cosmetic products which meet or exceed all technical, stability, manufacturing and compliance standards.

General responsibilities

  • Managing all processes, systems and procedures to make sure all formulations are developed within acceptable timeframes, on budget and in total compliance with all regulatory, legislative, company and customer requirements.
  • As part of the customer facing team, liaise with marketing on NPD to ensure all claims made on products are correct and in line with regulations.
  • Create formulation samples of cosmetic products for your own managed customers.
  • Advising (customer and company) and on the preparation of all required technical documents such as PIP, product and raw material specs, MSDS, CPSR’s Compatibility and Stability reports.
  • Support, mentor and motivate the team particularly on their understanding of the important commercial and strategic role they have within the company
  • With the support of HR, ensure that correct staffing levels are maintained and that any staff issues are dealt with fairly and in line with our policies and procedures. Manage holiday scheduling and ensure required cover is always on site.

If this opportunity has grabbed your attention and you have the right background and experience then please forward your details for a speedy and professional response to Matt Venables at VPss; 01473 685588

Please quote CosBus in your application.