Development Chemist - Personal care / cleaning products.
A manufacturer of personal care and cleaning products is looking to recruit a Development Chemist to their Lancashire based site.
The ideal candidate will be competent at formulating a range of cosmetic, personal care or cleaning products, and will be used to a working within a fast paced environment.
Maintain an awareness of current trends in formulation, fragrance and new ingredients; use your established network of suppliers and contacts to inform product development.
Develop new formulations to brief; produce formulations which match stated benchmarks, claims and regulatory requirements either as a new, new formulation or building from existing product portfolio.
Prepare and dispatch of test and trial samples.
Attend NPD meetings; accountable for updating on workstream actions; managing risks, issues and developing workstream plans with the team.
Organise external stability, preservative, claims testing and CPSR's for all development products and maintain appropriate records.
Support customers with product accreditation applications
Review alternative raw materials for use in production.
Communicate with customers regarding product development and improvement. (ie submissions, ingredients, claims).
Ensure that laboratory housekeeping standards are maintained
Add and update as required new raw materials and formulation Bill Of Materials to the operations and batch log system
Liaise with manufacturing in relation to manufacture / scale up of new products and assist with formulation bulk issues when required including efficiency improvements
Write method of manufacture for bulk products.
Check Manufacturing Batch Logs when needed
Carry out COSHH assessments on all chemicals and maintain appropriate records.
Prepare documents and compile the Product Information File for development products
Review product artwork for compliance with regulations and claims
Maintain an awareness...