Senior Development Scientist (Formulation) - new job in Weybridge, UK

Senior Development Scientist (Formulation)
  • Competitive
  • Permanent
  • Weybridge, Surrey, England, UK Weybridge Surrey UK KT13 0NY
Job Ref: J2166194
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Food & FMCG
Date Added: 04 August 2022
Senior Development Scientist (Formulation)

  • Job Title: Senior Development Scientist (Formulation Focus)
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary: 45-50k
  • Location: UK - Surrey - Weybridge

SRG are currently working with a world-leading consumer health company based in Weybridge.

This company aims to improve everyday health for billions of people. By growing and innovating their global portfolio of category-leading brands. They are currently seeking a Senior Development Scientist to join their team.

Within this role you will support new product development with formulation and/or analytical experience to develop and lead new product initiatives in Consumer Healthcare, working from front end innovation through to product launch.

Role responsibilities:

  • Lead, or support the development of new products, following requirements outlined in business strategies, considering scientific and consumer data. Whilst meeting timing objectives
  • Leading one or more projects, or initiatives in support of departmental or project plans
  • Independently designing experiments and carrying out scientific work to deliver overall project objectives
  • Working with others, such as assisting Development Scientists, or collaborating with external partners and participating in cross functional teams to define and implement innovative solutions.
  • Creating, reviewing, and approving key documentation, such as accurate experimental recording, commercial production documents, contributing to regulatory submissions, project reports, scientific/ consumer claims, or writes invention records to protect scientific discoveries
  • Setting and refining priorities, assessing, and communicating risks, as necessary to remain focused on objectives, quality requirements and project milestones under rapidly changing circumstances

Role requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry, Pharmacy, Nutrition, or related discipline
  • Previous experience in the formulation and characterization of both conventional and novel solid, semi-solid and/or other dosage forms ideally within the food, cosmetic or other FMCG industry)
  • Proven experience of using experimental design, measurement, and interpretation in the development of new consumer products
  • Demonstrated problem-solving ability using innovative thought and good scientific judgment
  • Demonstrated ability to apply scientific principles and techniques to assigned projects
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills for engaging with stakeholders in all organizational levels


  • Masters or PhD in Chemistry, Pharmacy, Nutrition or related science; or relevant practical work experience
  • Experience as technical lead on multiple projects, managing risk and stakeholder communications.
  • Demonstrate ability to develop products with consumer in mind
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements and product development process
  • Previous Experience in Quality by Design & risk assessments, IC, HPLC and GC

If you would like to apply for this position, please click the link provided or email a copy of your CV to For more information regarding this position or any others, please call 020 3920 9513.

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Contact Consultant:
Chloe Anderson

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