Senior Formulation Cosmetics Chemist

Langton Howarth Ltd
20 Nov 2023
30 Nov 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Salary negotiable DOE + pension + free parking + additional leave

Our client is a market leading, international, privately owned cosmetics manufacturer. They have their own colour cosmetics, skincare and haircare brands as well as creating, formulating, and manufacturing fast fashion colour cosmetics, advanced skincare, haircare, and fragrance ranges for multinational retailers and international make up brands worldwide. They are a full 360 service provider and pride themselves on fast formulation, being a step ahead of the curve in an ever changing, trend led beauty and cosmetics industry. From enquiry to delivery, they can formulate new colour cosmetics to volume delivered products in as little as 6 months.

Due to ongoing success and high demand, they are now seeking a Senior Formulation Chemist, a proven cosmetics formulator who is passionate and a step ahead of the curve in terms of new trends and product formulation. Our client has a full library of formulations yet needs a Senior Cosmetics Chemist who can bring new ideas and great formulations experience and lead, mentor and supervise a team of 3 graduate formulation chemists on site. As well as managing the team they will need to undertake formulations themselves, leading from the front and teaching formulation in-house by example.

If you have 5 + years' experience of colour cosmetics or cosmetics or skincare or bath or body or fragrance or home fragrance formulation in a fast paced, fashion/trend led manufacturer - either private label or own label experience then we'd love you to apply right now. Ideally you will have advanced skincare - SPF, lip care and colour cosmetics formulation experience for mass manufacturer but this is not essential. 5 years of formulation across categories in cosmetics is a must. You will be able to multi-task and manage multiple formulation projects to successful conclusion to client satisfaction. Work closely with NPD, Manufacturing, Regulatory and Commercial to formulate products and lead a small team of Cosmetic Chemists to make great formulations happen every time on time.

So, if you have managed at least one to three chemists in cosmetic formulation or cosmetic science and have a minimum of 5 years of cosmetic formulation with a BSc or equivalent in Cosmetic Science, Chemistry or Formulation Chemistry apply now!

This role is site-based Monday to Friday in Stoke.

To be considered for this role you must have the right to work in the UK