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JOB TITLE: Formulation Chemist   SALARY: £38k - 45k per year + .    ADDED: 16-11-2021

JOB TYPE: Permanent LOCATION: Yeovil, Somerset, England

Formulation Chemist - Nr Yeovil - £38-45K DOE
Due to expansion, my client a leading manufacturer in their field, is looking to recruit a Formulation Chemist / Product and Material scientist / manufacturing Chemist for a newly created role in their business.  The successful Formulation Scientist / Formulation Chemist will reinforce the companies technical capability  and strengthen their growing middle management team.
It is anticipated that the majority of your role will be in supporting the sales department. Within the industry, my client  already enjoys an excellent reputation for technical excellence, integrity, and honesty. Therefore, the job holder's main role will be in developing formulations and providing technical back up support to the sales team.  
The company has recently invested in an Innovation Centre which has a laboratory and facilities for training customers. The job holder will also be responsible for the day-to-day ownership and management of the laboratory, to maximise its effectiveness and positive impact on the business
The successful Lab manager / manufacturing Chemist will:
·Manage and run the newly created Innovation laboratory centre including looking at setting up customer training and educational courses
·Support the sales team liaising with customers
·Be involved in the development formulations of new products
·Review and improve Quality Control processes in the factory
·Add additional technical support the Senior management team
Key skills required: The successful candidate will ideally have
·Laboratory / Quality experience
·Knowledge of environmental standards/legislation, such as ISO, FIAS and REACH
·Customer experience /manufacturing experience helpful
·Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
·Have excellent communication, people and presentation skills
This is an exciting new role that would suit an industry experienced graduate who is a self-starter and who has a commercial background (or is commercially orientated), who can manage research projects. This position would suit a person with excellent critical thinking skills and who is looking for a management position in a fast-growing company. This role provides an opportunity for the job holder to drive positive changes to both the product development process and improvements to the existing product range.   This role is commutable from Wincanton, Yeovil, Shaftesbury, Shepton Mallet, Dorchester