R&D Chemist - Colour Cosmetics

Recruitment Holdings Ltd
13 Jan 2017
21 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Would you like the chance to work for a innovative organisation developing safe and stable products?

Job Title: R & D Chemist

Reference No: 230840

Location: Devon
Job Type: Permanent

Our client is looking for a R & D Chemist who has sound knowledge in Colour Cosmetics and Formulation development.

This opportunity will require the individual to develop and maintain strong and reliable relationships with key customer contacts. Understand Company Drive and Build and Service categories and prioritise work accordingly. Ensure all associated product information e.g. submission sheets, technical data and specifications are accurate and professional and are submitted to customer within agreed timescales establish contingency plans to allow for test failures and ensure no adverse effect on development critical path. Ensure new materials, techniques and processes are reviewed, tested and used where a benefit is measurable e.g. performance, marketing claim, cost. Ensure factory trials / first production run (bulk manufacture and filling) is monitored for compliance with agreed quality specification, method of manufacture/assembly, safety and follow through any action point. Understand industry regulations and all legal/customer requirements and compliance issues. Ensure that formulated products conform to these requirements/checked for compliance and where applicable do not infringe any patents. Have a good understanding of all raw materials and their function within a formula.

Key Accountabilities

- Project Management

- Testing and Scale-Up

- Colour Cosmetics