CY Partners


Development Chemist

Ref: 134

22 May 2024
Glasgow, Scotland
£34,000 - 36,000 Dependent on Experience
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Development Chemist


Permanent Opportunity

£34,000 – 36,000 Dependent on Experience

The Company

A leading chemicals company in Ayrshire who work on FMCG products are looking for a Development Chemist to join their team to work on the development of formulations for new and existing products.

This is a great time to join this growing, friendly team. The site is accessible by car and has on-site parking.

The Job

The successful Development Chemist will work on all aspects of product development in a fast-paced laboratory and manufacturing environment. You will have be working on the following tasks:

  • Attend client meetings to establish project requirements and timelines
  • Keep clients updated on progress, offering advice where required
  • Work on initial formulation of product samples to meet client briefs
  • Carry out testing on the sample
  • Troubleshoot any issues in the initial formulation, coming up with alternatives where necessary
  • Work on scale up of sample to full-scale production. Scheduling production runs and ensuring testing is being carried out
  • Ensure product meets regulatory requirements

Your Experience

The successful applicant will have the following skills and experience:

  • A track record of working as a Development Chemist ideally within the Chemicals or FMCG sector with formulation expertise
  • Experience in a fast-paced industrial laboratory/manufacturing environment
  • Strong people skills with experience interacting with clients
  • A minimum of a BSc in Chemistry or a related subject

Next Steps

If you are interested in becoming a Development Chemist in Ayrshire, please apply online. Any queries can be directed to Luke on 07851 246 839 or

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