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Formulation Chemist


Greater Manchester (£) Competitive
permanent Job Ref: 6086


A Formulation Chemist is required to join an international ink company at their facility based in Manchester. As Formulation Chemist, you will take a primary focus on providing technical support to internal departments and external parties whilst having the ability to prepare test samples as part of new product development.

To be considered for the Formulation Chemist opportunity, you will hold a Chemistry degree level qualification, coupled with relevant formulation experience working with coating/ink products.


Providing technical support to both UK based & global customers.

Prepare and test samples as part of new product development.

Report results to project stakeholders.

Provide technical support on existing products to our UK and international customers.

Provide technical support to Production and Quality Control Departments.

Investigate processing and batch issues that arise.

Maintain relevant technical and safety records pertaining to role.

Colour matching and testing of samples.


You will possess a degree level qualification in Chemistry (or related subject) and should have a sound knowledge of standard laboratory practices backed-up with strong practical skills.

Ability to travel globally.

Current or recent experience of formulating coating/ink based products.

Good knowledge of IT systems, including Microsoft Office and proven ability to learn bespoke IT systems quickly.

SAP knowledge desirable.

Organised, methodical and accurate.

Logical approach to problem solving.

Ability to work as part of a larger team or under own initiative.

High level of communication skills.

In return, the company can provide an excellent platform to learn new skills dedicated to formulation chemistry & technical support, coupled with a competitive salary package + benefits

Job Ref: 6086