Cosmetics Technical Manager

  • Job Reference: 1222445256-2
  • Date Posted: 31 January 2024
  • Recruiter: CK Group- Science, Clinical and Technical
  • Location: Knutsford, Cheshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

CK Group are recruiting for a Cosmetics Technical Manager to join a personal care company based at their site near Manchester on a full time, permanent basis.

The Company:
Our client is a global leader in the cosmetics and personal care industry. With a proven track record of supplying top-tier private label and branded products to leading retailers worldwide, they've experienced remarkable year-on-year growth. They are dedicated to pushing the boundaries of cosmetic science and are seeking a Cosmetics Technical Manager to help lead product development efforts to new heights.

This role is based at the company's site near Manchester

Your main duties will be:
  • Develop new cosmetic formulations based on customer briefs, incorporating specific ingredient preferences and product characteristics.
  • Write Formulation breakdowns, Specifications and Methods of Manufacture for new formulations.
  • Reformulate existing formulations to address stability and regulatory issues, ensuring products meet quality and compliance standards.
  • Prioritize and delegate tasks within the lab to junior chemists and interns.
  • Lead and mentor a growing team of junior formulation chemists, fostering an effective and collaborative team culture.
  • Maintain standards in the laboratory, with adherence to GLP (General Laboratory Practices) and utilisation of the 5S method.

Your Background:
The ideal candidate for this role will have the following skills and experience:
  • Degree qualified in cosmetic science or related
  • Experienced formulating cosmetics or skincare
  • Managerial/Supervisory experience

It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK. Please quote job reference 56541 in all correspondence.