Cosmetics Formulation Chemist

  • Salary: Competitive
  • REF Number: 00056542
  • Consultant: Sajra Hameed
  • Contact: 01246457712
  • Date Published: 31.01.2024
  • Sector: Chemicals
  • Location: Stoke-On-Trent, UK Anywhere
  • Discipline: Other

CK Group are recruiting for a Cosmetics Formulation Chemist to join a personal care company based at their site in Stoke on Trent on a full time, permanent basis.

The Company:

Our client is a global leader in the cosmetics and personal careindustry. With a proven track record of supplying top-tier private label and branded products to leading retailers worldwide, they've experienced remarkable year-on-year growth. They are dedicated to pushing the boundaries of cosmetic science and are seeking a Senior Formulation Chemist to help lead product development efforts to new heights.


This role is based at the company's site in Stoke on Trent

Your main duties will be:

  • Develop new cosmetic formulations basedon customer briefs, incorporating specific ingredient preferences and product characteristics.
  • Write Formulation breakdowns, Specifications and Methods of Manufacture for new formulations.
  • Reformulate existing formulations to address stabilityand regulatory issues, ensuring products meet quality and compliance standards.
  • Prioritize and delegate tasks within the lab to junior chemists and interns.
  • Lead and mentor a growing team of junior formulation chemists, fostering an effectiveand collaborative team culture.
  • Maintain standards in the laboratory, with adherence to GLP (General Laboratory Practices) and utilisation of the 5S method.

Your Background:

The ideal candidate for this role will have the following skillsand experience:

  • Degree qualified in cosmetic science or related
  • Experienced formulating cosmetics or skincare
  • Managerial/Supervisory experience


It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK. Please quotejob reference 56542 in all correspondence.

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