Senior Development Chemist - Chemicals

Science Solutions Recruitment
Worcestershire, Redditch
£30000 - £35000.00 per annum
Closing date
17 Aug 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

Development Chemist

Salary £35,000 per annum

Hours 37.5 per week

Monday - Friday

The Company

You will be working for a leading UK manufacturer of both branded and private label laundry and cleaning products, based in the midlands.

The Role

You will be a Development Chemist with a proven background in FMCG product delivery and will form part of the NPD team supporting development and commercial activities. As a skilled Development Chemist, you will be primarily responsible for new product development and cost effectiveness programmes. You will have experience of working with the homecare sector and possess evidence of product delivery, innovation and effective time management. You will have the ability to develop relationships with colleagues, suppliers and customers which is crucial and will have a significant overlap with production, quality and commercial sides of the business. You will have experience working within a similar role in FMCG product development.

Key Responsibilities

You must be a graduate, or above in chemistry, and experienced in the formulation, development and testing of household cleaning products.

Knowledge of surfactant/polymer chemistry and possess the know-how to turn this into new products

Possess good practical and laboratory skills

Support the development of the NPD pipeline, making use of external bodies, suppliers etc. to leverage new technologies for potential business impact, differentiated innovations

Keep abreast of market developments, building insights and identifying opportunities for new formats

Manage own workload effectively ensuring activities are aligned with business timings and project budgets

Support project management activities as required (SDS preparation, back of pack declarations etc)

Present to internal and external stakeholders on project milestones

Provide product briefings/ status updates to suppliers and 3rd parties, when required

Proficient at NPD record keeping


Science Solutions is a best in class recruitment consultancy, working solely with, and within, the scientific and technical industry sectors. Each of our consultants is an expert in a niche scientific market area, ensuring that we have the understanding and ability to represent you and your experience in the most effective way possible within the job market.

Find Us
01925 377815
Suite C,
Chadwick House,
Birchwood Business Park,
United Kingdom

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