Formulation Chemist

Job Ref: J29505
Sector: Science
Sub-sectors: Pharmaceuticals, Chemicals
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 27 November 2018
  • Bedfordshire, England, UK Woburn road Kempston Bedfordshire UK
  • £20,000 - £30,000 per Annum
  • Bec Johnston2
  • 01223 235203

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Formulation Chemist

Permanent, full time


£20-30k per annum

The main role requirements will include, but are not limited to:

  • High throughput formulation and development of new cosmetic and pharmaceutical products
  • Developing novel and varied formulations from initial design conception through to the finished product
  • Creating bench scale cosmetic and topically applied pharmaceutical prototypes
  • Physical stability testing to assess formulation and packaging
  • Writing of development stability protocols, SOP's and best practice documents
  • Assisting with scale-up of possible formulations to pilot sale - this will include supporting manufacture and clinical trial supplies
  • Re-formulation and trouble-shooting current product to make improvements
  • Working to a continuous improvement model to enhance technical knowledge, company processes and the capabilities of the plant

Person specification:

  • A degree or equivalent in Cosmetic or Pharmaceutical Sciences (essential)
  • Formulations development experience (cosmetics, pharmaceuticals or topically applied products)
  • Exemplary written, verbal and numerical skills
  • Able to work cohesively as part of a small, busy team as well as independently

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.

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