R&D Assistant - Feminine Intimate Wellness

R&D Assistant - Feminine Intimate Wellness
  • Competitive
  • Temporary
  • Kingston Upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England, UK Kingston Upon Hull East Riding of Yorkshire UK HU8 7DS
Job Ref: J2164999
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Food & FMCG
Date Added: 13 May 2022
R&D Assistant - Feminine Intimate Wellness

  • R&D Assistant
  • Location: Hull - hybrid working options available
  • Contract: 6 months
  • Salary - 20K

SRG are currently working with a global healthcare organisation based in Hull.

With an extensive product range within health, hygiene, and nutrition industries the products you help get out there will make people's lives better.

They currently have an entry-level vacancy for an R&D Assistant to join their team. Within this role you'll have the opportunity to work within a dynamic and high performing team on product development of NPD and EPD projects for the Feminine Intimate Wellness team.

The role will mainly focus on project support to facilitate NPD production in line with the required standards and working with external 3rd parties. The role involves product development, some laboratory work, solving technical challenges and ensuring all technical aspects of the projects are completed as required.


  • Assume ownership for R&D projects, by implementing formulation/device feasibility work, analysis, validation, stability testing, industrial trials and dossier preparation, ensuring they are performed on time and to the required internal and external standards and market conditions
  • Maintain good communication with Marketing, Supply and other functions to accomplish objectives
  • Knowledgeable with basic laboratory techniques for working at the bench, as well as basic formulation skills.
  • Understand the Product Development Process within the team
  • Read, understand, and apply SOP/ GLP protocols with regards to:
    • Proper operation, standardization & maintenance of lab equipment
    • Maintaining accurate laboratory notebooks
    • Following the Safety and Good Housekeeping requirements
    • To be responsible for ensuring that all activities conform to legislative, Health and Safety and Environmental requirements, including the adoption and tracking of laboratory best practices
  • Able to manage implementation of NPDs/EPDs under the supervision of R&D associate or manager
  • Ensure that the Project development elements are carried out for each project, in collaboration with the wider team. For example:
    • Production of lab samples and samples for consumer testing
    • Performance tests
    • Stability tests
    • Claim support for marketing claims initiatives

Key Challenges

  • Looks to develop and expand technical expertise
  • Flexible in a fast-paced work environment
  • Be a good team player
  • Deliver and report set tasks accurately through efficient prioritisation and time management
  • Analytical approach to problem solving through comprehensive analysis and proposal of solutions.
  • Clear communication to the key stakeholders, ensuring all the key decisions are aligned.

Skills & Experience required:

  • Degree in a relevant Scientific area.
  • Good formulation knowledge and understanding of chemical interactions is desirable
  • Self-starting and capable of working independently.
  • Ability to interpret results from lab tests through statistical analysis of testing data.
  • Good organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to identify and communicate risks
  • Capable of building strong working relationships and strong networking skills
  • Good analytical skills
  • Strong intellectual curiosity, appetite for exploring new and previously uncharted territories
  • Good communication skills both written and oral in English and good presentation skills.
  • Experience within FMCG a bonus but not necessary since support and training will be provided.

If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided. Alternatively, please email a copy of your CV to chloe.anderson@srgtalent.com. For more information regarding this position or any others, please call 020 3910 9513.

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Contact Consultant:
Chloe Anderson

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