A chemical manufacturer based in the Lancashire area are currently looking to recruit a Junior Formulation Chemist to their expanding site.
With current expansion happening now, the laboratory manager is looking for a junior chemist with experience of either household or hygiene chemicals, or cosmetics or personal care formulation experience, to work within a small but busy team.
Formulating a wide variety of personal care, baby and household wet wipe formulations under the supervision of the laboratory manager. Following Standard Operating procedures. Carrying out stability and compatibility testing. QC of incoming raw materials. Completing batch manufacturing records and other related documentation. Interaction with raw material suppliers and test houses.
Knowledge, skills and experience:
A degree in chemistry or related subject, is desirable but not essential. An understanding of COSHH and knowledge of a working laboratory is a must. You must be flexible and have the ability to adapt to the fast-moving small company mentality. Have good interpersonal skills to build good working relationships with the laboratory and production teams. Experience in one or all of the following would be an advantage RSPO accreditation, GMP ISO22715, Cosmetic Regulations, Biocidal product regulations and detergent regulations