R&D Chemist

R&D Chemist

Job Title: R&D Chemist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Salisbury, Queensland
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH9964_1578288710
Contact Name: Sam Standfast
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 06, 2020 16:31

Job Description

Our client is a respected global manufacturer of complementary therapeutic medicines. Due to company growth they are currently seeking to appoint an Application Technologist. Based in Brisbane, the incumbent will become a valuable member of the experienced and well supported Product Development team.

Key Responsibilities

This position will be responsible for the design, development, formulation, pre-market testing and documentation of new and updated cream, semi-solid and liquid products. Products to be developed may include Nutritional and Sports Supplements, Cosmetics and listed Complementary medicines.

You will work alongside the R&D team, liaising with all functional departments including Sales, Customer Service, QA, and Operations, you will be key in the conversion of opportunity to new business.

Key Responsibilities of the role include:

  • Formulate cream products for optimal texture, appearance, aroma and material utilisation
  • Co-manage the raw material library and development laboratory
  • Ensure appropriate documentation is kept to industry standards
  • Specifications for raw materials and packaging
  • Ensure GMP compliance
  • Provide technical support and advice as required
  • Project management of existing product pipeline
  • Timely response to new product briefs
  • Work closely with Operations for product scale up and manufacturing troubleshooting

Essential selection criteria

  • 3+ years' experience in a Development function
  • Bachelor degree or diploma in science, food science or related scientific field
  • Hands on experience in Manufacturing scale up of new products
  • The ability to liaise with all departments

What's on offer

  • The opportunity to utilise your Cream and Liquids product development experience
  • A hands-on role that offers a broad scope of tasks and responsibilities
  • An experienced and supportive team
  • Competitive base salary

If you would like further information about the role, please contact Melissa Kennedy or Sam Standfast on 3343 6777 or to submit your resume please click 'apply'.

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