Head of Formulation Development

18 May 2021
17 Jun 2021
Edward McNulty
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Head of Formulation Development to join a leading Agrochemical company based in the Oxfordshire area. As the Head of Formulation Development you will be responsible for the continued development of the team and successful delivery of key projects within the company. The role will require technical know-how, project management and innovation.Formulation science is considered to be an essential capability for in-house development.


Your duties as the Head of Formulation Development will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. As the Head of Formulation Development you will build an in-house formulation programme to develop nematicide, fungicide, seed treatment and insecticide formulations - further developing the company's patented formulation technology whilst leveraging industry-leading formulation know-how.

2. You will develop bespoke formulations to expand our formulation capabilities, with an ethos of continuous improvement.

3. As the Head of Formulation Development you will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the formulation department, ensure studies are carried out accurately and promptly to relevant guidelines whilst providing technical insights and recommendations to the commercial team, action follow up testing

4. You will contribute to the setting of HSE standards, ensuring a safe and co-operative working environment.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Head of Formulation Development we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree in Chemistry/Formulation or closely related subject.

2. Proven industry experience in formulation development in the agrochemical sector is preferable, understanding of and experience with formulation development in other areas (e.g. personal care, animal health, etc) is desirable

3. A working knowledge and practical experience working in a regulated environment (e.g. GLP/ISO)

Key Words: Head of Formulation Development, Formulation, Oxfordshire, Agrochemical, GLP, ISO, Chemistry.

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for talent development. We therefore welcome applications for any interested parties 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 recruitment professionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.