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Head of R&D




£55,000 - £65,000 Negotiable

This is a brand-new role for a great client of ours based in Yorkshire. Even in these trying times, they’re experiencing rapid growth which is a reflection on their diverse and very innovative product range. Due to this growth, they’re looking to recruit a Head of R&D to head up the formulations team based in Yorkshire.


  The Role:


  • Personnel and technical management of the R&D formulation team
  • Planning and organisation of the (development) tasks assigned to the department
  • Development of product innovation with internal and external partners through to implementation
  • Definition and assurance of the necessary process flows and resource allocation
  • Setting goals for the R&D team, especially in formulations
  • Enable team members to deliver on time, high quality products to customers, utilising internal systems
  • Provide support to sales team in business growth, in securing new relationships and projects for a healthy innovation pipeline of projects and customers
  • Ensuring compliance with all processes
  • Regular contacts with suppliers
  • Regular visits to relevant technical and customer events


Applications are open to candidates with strong formulations experience in beauty, cosmetics, personal care, pharmaceutical, food and similar sectors.

This is a great role that offers lots of autonomy and great development in a very exciting sector. The basic salary for the role is £55-£65k although this is negotiable depending on experience. The overall package includes private health care and great working hours.

Keywords: Head of R&D , R&D , Research and Development , Product Development , New Product Development, Head of Formulations, Formulation Development