As part of the R&D team, you will be responsible for fragrancing a wide range of consumer products, mainly Personal Care, and conducting a variety of testing to ensure the fragrances are fit for purpose.


  • Conducting stability test of fragrances and/or Raw Materials in a range of consumer products as laid out in projects
  • Keeping track of stability tests required on a day to day basis
  • Smelling samples on a daily basis (training will be given)
  • Entering results data on our Intranet based system and excel (training will be given)
  • Make up Personal Care bases (up to 10kg max at any one time)
  • Keeping stock of formulations and their ingredients for Personal Care applications.
  • Carry out a variety of testing such Panel tests, UV tests or viscosity tests
  • Making up finished product samples
  • Requirement to cover equivalent position during periods of absence, annual leave or in line with the business needs.
  • Any other tasks as directed by line manager or team members

The ideal candidate will:

  • Hold a Degree in Cosmetic Science or Chemistry related field
  • Be able to take a methodical approach to problem solving
  • Have a keen eye for detail
  • Have experience of working in a laboratory environment
  • Be able to work in a team and as an individual
  • Have good organisational skills
  • The ability to use Microsoft office products, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word and Excel and internal recording systems
  • Have a keen interest in the fragrance industry with some product knowledge is a definite advantage