Product Technologist - Liz Earle

Job reference: 143008BR Previous
Location: Isle of Wight Support Office
Function area: Marketing and Brand
Shift pattern: Full-time
Contract type: Permanent
Hours per week: Over 35 hours per week
Flexible Location

Don’t miss your opportunity to become part of our Great British beauty brand…


An incredible career opportunity has come up for a Formulation Technologist to join our winning Formulation team. Responsible for driving and leading the development of new and reviewed formulations you will manage specific projects and support wider teams to protect the Liz Earle philosophy and values. With our unique brand story, expertise in all things naturally active, this is an exciting opportunity to be part of something truly special!

Key Responsibilities

• You’ll be responsible for New Product Development. You will work closely with internal and external partners to develop and deliver new and exciting products for Liz Earle product portfolio.
• You’ll also be responsible for product maintenance and review areas for improvement. This includes keeping up to date on the latest ingredient and formulation requirements for all current and agreed potential future markets, ensuring formula compliance. Ultimately, you’ll be protecting our award-winning brand by developing safe, effective and stable products in line with the Liz Earle Product Integrity Standards collaboration with our chosen contract manufacturers.
• Additionally, you’ll provide technical advice to your cross-functional colleagues working closely with sourcing, regulatory and packaging to mention a few.
• You will also be responsible for evaluation of formulation prototypes internally and externally and presenting the results to key stakeholders and also maintain the technical database to ensure the standards are set up and maintained for all formulation developments throughout the development process

A bit about you…

• Formulation Technologist/ Development Chemist with experience working in a non-lab technical role.
• You’ll be degree educated in Science based subject and have experience in a similar role in a cosmetic, pharmaceutical or potentially food industry.
• Consideration will also be given to exceptional graduates with relevant internship experience and a desire to build their career in skincare & cosmetics.
• It is essential that you have a bias towards the use of natural and vegetable derived ingredients.
• To flourish at Liz Earle, you will be at ease with ambiguity and change, approaching each day with positivity and resilience whilst taking full ownership for your deliverables.
• Additionally, you will continuously operate within the remit of our Precious Recipe:
  • We Care More
  • We Never Settle
  • We Are One Team
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:

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a passionate team of in-house formulation experts working together with our Global WBA family in a newly formed matrix structure.

With our strong Isle of Wight heritage, love for natural beauty, agenda on sustainability and focus on the Customer this is your chance to be part of something special.

In addition to a competitive salary, our benefits include (but are not limited to) a generous holiday allowance, contributory pension, life insurance, 50% personal product discount and a goodie box each month. #joinlizearle

• 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

Diversity and inclusion is at the centre of everything we do. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. To learn more about our functions, explore our brands and find opportunities all over the globe please visit: https://globalbrandscareers.wba.com/.