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Jobs in UK New Product Development

Careers in New Product Development

The New Product Development team encompasses graphics, packaging, store design and accessories, while at the same time playing a key role in guiding the evolution of the brand. This team is responsible for New Product Development but also works closely with Marketing to ensure clear and effective communications.

The Group Creative Director describes his mission as "to understand and interpret customer needs in order to translate them into a distinctive vision for Molton Brown that resonates on both a national and global level. This is achieved by balancing emotional and practical requirements through design excellence but has to go beyond purely stylistic considerations to evolve a culture that can be shared by employees and public alike. The combination of innovation and integrity is key to defining the identity of Molton Brown for the future."

Senior Cosmetic Scientist, 12 month fixed term contract

Job: Senior Cosmetic Scientist, 12 month fixed term contract

Location: Hertfordshire


Senior Cosmetic Scientist

Brief Job Description:

Formulation of new and innovative luxury cosmetic and personal care products.

This is 12 month fixed term contract

Job Requirements:

  • Design and develop novel products to a high standard and to meet the designated requirements of marketing on time and in full.
  • Identify key technological challenges that will result in cost savings and / or enhanced product performance and implement such projects.
  • Establish and maintain excellent relationships with key suppliers and keep abreast of new raw materials / technologies that may provide new / superior benefits to formulations.
  • Ensure that the day-to-day working in the laboratories is practised in a safe, orderly and efficient manner, compliant with all internal protocols and external legislation.
  • Monitor new technologies and products in the categories in the marketplace.

Related Business / Technical knowledge, skills

Grounding in colloid and surfactant science

Education and Experience

The jobholder must possess or have experience of:

  • Science degree (eg. Chemistry)
  • Notable industry experience dealing with a variety of product
  • developments in the cosmetic / personal care industry.

Core Competences

Multiple project formulation experience

Ability to lead own projects and interface with other groups

Ability to deal with 3rd parties