senior formulation chemist in Mount Wellington

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contact
sara isbister, randstad
job type
permanent

job details

posted
location
mount wellington, auckland
specialism
science & technology
job type
permanent
working hours
Full-Time
experience
4 years
reference number
90M0445819_1619559408
contact
sara isbister, randstad
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job description

Shieling Laboratories are seeking a Senior Formulation Chemist to join their Mt Wellington based team. Shieling Laboratories is a Trusted contract manufacturer of high quality skincare, haircare, cosmetics, candles, toiletries, and personal care products. Proudly New Zealand made and with a focus on sustainable solutions they work with some of New Zealand's most iconic skincare and cosmetic brands.

In this position, you will report to the Technical Director and will play a key role in developing new cosmetic and personal care products for customers, including taking a lead on the product development for one of Shieling's largest customers.



About you:

  • 5+ years experience in a Formulation or Development Chemist role in either the cosmetics, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, or food industries.
  • Strong people and relationship building skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A tertiary degree in Science, preferably in Chemical Process Engineering
  • Knowledge of the global cosmetics industry an advantage but not essential



Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Develop new products, and optimize the formulation of existing products in line with client requirements
  • Examining and signing off on variations in specifications of the product
  • Liaising with clients in relation to product development or improvements
  • Author technical documents including Product Development Report, Quality Overall Summary and other relevant documents for regulatory filing purposes
  • Plan and contribute to project-related scientific/technical activities (e.g., interpret results, critical assessment of data, draw relevant conclusions, and write reports)
  • Support with operational requirements i.e sourcing appropriate product packaging



What’s on offer?

  • Great company culture, relaxed, but hardworking, down to earth directors that really do care about their people, it's a fun and family-friendly environment
  • Autonomy and variety, a chance to make the role your own and grow and diversify within the company
  • Competitive Salary + annual bonus
  • Health Insurance
  • Car parking



If this sounds like the role for you, or you would like more information please apply today using the link below.

Please email any questions to sara.isbister@randstad.co.nz

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.

skills

Formulator, Formulation, Chemist, Formulation Chemist, Development Chemist, manufacturing, cosmetics, skincare, haircare, new zealand owned, sustainable, reputation, shieling, pauling, pharmaceutical, food, ISO, GMP, MedSafe, BioGro, Mt Wellington, L

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree