Lead Process Development Chemist

  • SALARY: Competitive
  • Location : UK Wide
Job Description
Role: Lead Process Development Chemist
Industry: FMCG
Location: United Kingdom (Various Sites)
An opportunity to join a global FMCG business that is home to over 50 market-leading brands as a Technical Lead within the Quality department. Reporting to the UK Quality Director you will lead the site initiatives for the industrialisation of new processes from R&D through to full scale production.
Alongside the technical responsibilities of the role you will play a part in strengthening the relationship with the Global R&D Division and site-based departments to deliver on business objectives. You will also support the 
Quality Director to develop a dynamic team through driving change and continuous improvement initiatives.
Snapshot of the role:
• Be the link between R&D and Manufacturing at a site level and act as a technical representative for the site Quality department
• Have strong technical capability to manage the scale-up of industrial processes related to NPD/EPD, formulation, supplier changes etc
• Ensure operational discipline is executed at all levels to maintain Quality standards
• Create procedures and processes related to scale-up activities
Required Experience:
• Degree qualified in the field of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
• Experience in a similar Chemist position in FMCG, Cosmetics or Personal Care
• Practical experience in colour formulation in a manufacturing environment essential
• Experience of scale up from laboratory to pilot and full plant production
• Knowledge of GMP and GLP, SPC and FMEA processes and COSHH
• Strong leadership skills and previous people management experience
• Continuous improvement mind set and a driver of change
Please apply today with your CV or to find out more about the role drop me a note at