Formulation Scientist - Skincare Job in Berkshire

12 months contract

Reading, RG2

£25 to 27 per hour


Experienced Senior Formulation Scientist required to work on R&D projects within a Shave Care products portfolio with a leading global FMCG company.  In the role you will develop stable, strong performing formulated grooming products to meet desired consumer experience, with an understanding of formula levers to drive different benefits.


Share, gain inputs and aligns to Defined learning plans and design of experiments to key technical challenges and measurements.
Creates proposals for experimental plans, including test methodologies, (process) variables, optimization parameters beyond what is known and stability testing criteria, material selection, preparation (e.g., prototyping, prototype modifications), clearance, coordination with test schedules etc.
Conducts thorough analysis of data and summarizes learnings and recommend related experiments/ next steps to provide clear direction for projects/programs.
Proficient in a variety of equipment and analysis tools, e.g. process/ lab equipment and measurement techniques/ test methods, JMP and Excel, and leverages R&D systems and frameworks.

Qualifications and experience:

Degree in Chemistry preferred but will consider other subjects and discipline and/ or significant hands on experience in lab.

Proven track record in product development in emulsion based cosmetics, personal care or beauty products.
Demonstrated effective team work in a supervisory position.
Proven track record of understanding chemistry, development of models, materials, methodology to further product development.






Hourly Rate
£25 to 27 per hour

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