Formulation scientist

UK-Hertfordshire-Bishop's Stortford
Molton Brown
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This role will focus on developing new products starting from conceptual brief to launch, ensuring that all projects are delivered on time, within budget and above all to Molton Brown Standard.


Overview of the responsibilities:


1. Development of  new products to meet the marketing brief
2. Generate stability data to support feasibility of new product development
3. Provide data for claim support to relevant R&D teams
4. Assisting the R&D team in production and Zero batch



  • Communicate technical knowledge internally with business colleagues.
  • Laboratory experiments for evaluating new technologies(ideas from internal/external sources and KAO
  • Research performing laboratory experiments to evaluate new raw materials
  • Within the team build technical specifications for finished products
  • Work independently, lead NPD initiatives to optimise technical and innovative understanding to deliver the NPD programs with excellence within project timings.
  • Developing in own area of expertise, delivering recommendations for new technologies and ways of working. As well as performing tasks such as:
    a) Documentation of all technical information necessary for product development
    b)  Stability tests, managing the lab
    c) Laboratory experiments for developing new basic recipes
  • Work well within a team environment , collaborating with other departments and other areas of the business, having strong communication skills


  • Science or Cosmetic Science degree essential
  • Experience dealing with a variety of product developments in the cosmetic / personal care industry.
  • Ideally have had a work related role / placement with a cosmetic manufacturer or raw material manufacturer.


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