Posted Monday 19 October 2020
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Formulation Chemist / Technical Sales

North West England

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Development Chemist / Technical Sales

Location: Manchester

 

This is a fantastic opportunity working closely with the commercial team for a beauty/personal care business we work exclusively with. They’re a great business and a very friendly bunch, hence the business has extremely high staff retention.

Role and responsibilities:

  • Research, review and identify new materials and technologies that may form the foundation of future product developments.
  • Designing and developing formulations and new product concepts to meet customer needs.
  • Create innovative ideas as well as expanding on current product line-ups.
  • Be an enthusiastic driver of product development through the business. This involves co-ordinating multi-function activities, including close liaison with the customer and the commercial team, suppliers, buyers, packaging technologist, quality, and manufacturing.
  • Keep the commercial team and customers informed of progress or issues that may affect the progress of the project.
  • Present new product concepts to the wider team and potential customers, offering technical support and guidance to customers
  • Guide the customer to make informed technical decisions about their products
  • Product costing, to establish an achievable target product cost
  • Working on multiple projects from concept to launch

The is great role for a Chemist who is looking for a role where they can use their expertise and technical knowledge and a much more customer facing role. The team a great bunch and they’re very much looking for a team player rather than somebody who prefers to work alone.

If you’re looking for a new challenge and to be part of a winning and growing team, please get in touch!

Contact Details:

If you are interested in this position then please apply via this advertisement or contact Andy on 0161 399 1200

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