Head of Formulation

Head of Formulation

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Pharmaceutical & Chemical

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Competitive, Dependent on Experience

  • Contact:

    Jessica Downey

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8978

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  • Published:

    23 days ago

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Head of Formulation - Skincare 

Salary: Competitive, Dependent on Experience 
Full time / Permanent
Hybrid Working
Incredible Benefits

An innovative Skincare brand is looking to appoint a Head of Formulation to their diverse and successful team. This opportunity has come about due to impressive growth within the business.


  • Develop high-level formulas for personal care applications based on marketing specification and best solutions.
  • Source and test raw materials offering a professional judgement with the aim to evaluate and develop new products and technologies.
  • Provide technical support and troubleshooting advice to the relevant teams.
  • Deliver strong and high-standard techdocs to support product rollouts.
  • Collaborate with external parties during defined projects and proactively in order to maximise potential opportunities.


  • A relevant degree or PhD (biochemistry, formulation science)
  • Advanced expertise in analytical chemistry
  • Advanced expertise in sunscreen formulation is an advantage
  • Advanced expertise in vitamin C and vitamin A formulation and biochemistry is an advantage

To learn more about this opportunity or to apply please contact Jessica Downey by calling 0151 666 8978, emailing or connecting via LinkedIn Jessica Downey | LinkedIn

Scantec Personnel Limited is acting as an employment business and an employment agency. For contract or interim roles (and unless otherwise stated), all pay rates stated are on a Limited Company basis. Agency PAYE, Umbrella and CIS (if applicable) engagement models are also available, which will result in a different pay rate than advertised above.

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