Formulation Technologist

Job reference: 131289BR Previous
Location: Nottingham Support Office
Function area: Research and Development
Shift pattern: Full-time
Contract type: Fixed Term
Hours per week: Over 35 hours per week
Formulation Technologist - Skincare
Nottingham Support Office
Fixed Term – 12 months
As a Formulation Technologist, here are Global Brands, you will responsible for helping to support the delivery of our formulation activities on our 3 Year that focuses on NPD, EPD and PLM plan. You will partner with a diverse team of internal stakeholders, and collaborate with3rd parties to ensure that the plan delivers against the consumer, category and brand requirements. You will work in a team of Formulation technicians and administrators to deliver the new formulation solutions for a specific Category/Brand within agreed time, cost and QSR standards.

Key Responsibilities
• Uses formulation expertise to optimise specification, challenge thinking and ensure the best, most scientifically robust product design
• All stakeholders are managed to ensure on time to the correct cost and quality and optimises the output from the work
• Accountable for quality of data and accuracy, and for the delivery of the final specifications and manufacturing documents
• Consistently prepares written reports for defined audience following scientific principles and legislative requirements as appropriate with minimal support
• Conducts all necessary due diligence and is accountable for identifying and effectively managing formulation technical risks
A bit about you…
• You will use your deep scientific and technical formulation expertise in the relevant category area to develop formulations from concept to manufacturing scale-up, delivering right first time, on time
• You will use known assets and develop prototype and finished products which delight consumers and drive growth for the Global Consumer brands.
• You will have an excellent knowledge of multiple formulation technologies and raw materials and technical IP requirements within appropriate regulatory and legislation area.
• You will have a good understanding of the value chain and manufacturing processes.
• You will be a graduate in Science or Technology, or have significant experience in a relevant area.
A bit about us…
At Walgreens Boots Alliance – Global Brands, we believe in being PIONEERING, INSPIRATIONAL and CONNECTING with people. Our market leading brands such as No7, Liz Earle, Soap&Glory and YourGoodSkin touch the lives of millions all over the world. We put the consumer at the heart of everything we do using real time insights to activate brands and products on a global scale. With a passionate and innovative approach to Beauty and Healthcare, we are shaping the future of health and wellbeing for everyone. We are part of Walgreens Boots Alliance, a global leader in pharmacy-led retail with more than 18,500 stores globally, helping people live happier and healthier lives.
What we can offer you:
We offer the chance to work in a consumer led environment with the chance to make an impact on a global scale. With a truly entrepreneurial mind-set, we recognise the importance of a diverse workforce who work collaboratively with shared values and ambition. We invest in our people by challenging you and developing you, and provide a great local reward scheme including
:• Competitive Salary
• 25 days annual leave, plus statutory bank holidays & option to buy an additional 5 days annual leave
• Annual discretionary bonus plan
• Market leading staff discount scheme including Boots Opticians - frames and contact lenses
• Competitive company pension scheme
• Flexible benefits scheme available ranging from private medical insurance, cycle to work scheme and many more
• Onsite Staff Shop, Opticians, Gym, Costa, Canteen and Dry Cleaning
• Boots Benevolent Fund - a registered charity that can offer support to eligible current and former colleagues in the UK, as well as their immediate relatives and dependants, at times of financial hardship
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