Development Technician (Nutritional / Cosmetics)

Full Time Permanent

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Role: Development Technician (Nutritional / Cosmetics)

Salary: Competitive

Location: Hampshire

Full training provided! A Level in Science or a degree within a Scientific Discipline required!

Science Solutions Recruitment has a fantastic opportunity for a Development Technician to join our client's nutritional laboratory. You will be assisting Development Chemists, preparing new product formulations and working to regulatory standards. This excellent role is based within the Lab, you will have laboratory equipment experience and an excellent attention to detail.


Assist in the manufacture of products on a small scale, and assist in large scale production batches
Assist the development chemists with the formulation of cosmetic products such as creams, lotions, shampoos, conditioners, shower gels and body scrubs for various customers
Carry out research into raw materials that can be incorporated into products
Packing off products for trials, consumer tests, and customers
Liaise and work with other departments including Quality, Manufacturing and Sales & Business Development
Assist in the maintenance of the Product Development database (COPTIS) for in-house formulated products
Ensure records of all work are accurately maintained and up to date
Ensure all paperwork is well documented and to the required guidelines
Maintain a good standard of housekeeping within the Laboratory and Development areas
Carry out calibration of Laboratory equipment
Assist with regulatory and factory administration tasks
Carry out any other reasonable projects and duties as determined by the Product Development Manager / Development Chemists / Technical Director


A degree within Science or similar discipline
Good knowledge of laboratory equipment
Formulation experience would be highly advantageous
Calibration of laboratory equipment

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