Production Chemist - Cosmetics

South West London
£30000 to £40000 per annum
30 Jan 2017
27 Feb 2017
Musa Kureshy
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for a NPD Senior Chemist - Cosmetics to join a leading Cosmetic company based in the South London area. As the NPD Senior Chemist - Cosmetics you will be responsible for increasing efficiency in production and ensuring the highest levels of quality with the product.


Your duties as the NPD Senior Chemist - Cosmetics will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Scale up of batches from 5kg to 250kg moving from lab to pilot scale.

2. Improving production efficiency and providing training on new methods which will lead to optimising existing formulations in performance and quality.

3.Training and managing a team in day to day production and setting the production schedule for the optimum and most efficient output.

4. Quality control and sign off each production batch before filling and to provide support in aspects relating to ISO 9001:2015.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the NPD Senior Chemist - Cosmetics we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree in a chemistry based field

2. Proven industry experience in the FMCG or Cosmetics industry manufacturing cosmetics products.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with formulation and scale up of cosmetic products and experience within a ISO9001:2015 regulated environment. Experience with quality testing of products wth viscometry, pH, microscopy, stability and microbial testing is also required.

Key Words: NPD / Production / Manufacturing / Cosmetics / FMCG / Skincare / Creams / Balm / Gel / Serum / ISO9001 / Formulation / Scale Up / Pilot / Lab / Scale / viscometry / pH / microscopy / stability / microbial

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer that is happy to welcome applications for any applicant who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors and is made up of a collaboration of scientists supporting science. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.