Lead Formulation Chemist

negotiable DOE

REF: CRP 861

Are you an expert in formulation with experience in agrochemical formulation? Are you looking for a varied job with an innovative company where your expertise and input will be valued?

Key Information

  • South East
  • 01423 813520
  • Full-time, Permanent
  • 23-10-2020
  • negotiable DOE

Job Description

This is an exciting time to join this innovative and expanding agrochemical company at their new site in Oxfordshire. The company are currently experiencing a period of expansion and growth in order to facilitate their Analytical, R&D and Formulation capabilities.  

As the Lead Formulation Chemist, you will be responsible for leading the product development and improvement team. You will lead and maintain the development of a formulation programme, working on new and existing products, while ensuring maintenance to all relevant guidelines and regulations. You will utilise your expertise and excellent communication skills to mentor junior scientists, assist the commercial team and liaise with external partners and suppliers.

In return you will benefit from a highly competitive remuneration package and work to assist in the development of highly innovative agrochemical products with a wide-reaching impact on the agricultural market.

Role Overview

  • Lead the formulation team to develop and improve new and existing products.
  • Be responsible for operation of the formulation lab
  • Liaise with Internal commercial team, and external partners and suppliers
  • Ensure Adherence to all relevant regulations and guidelines 

To be considered...


  • Practical experience in a similar commercial/industrial setting working to GLP/GEP/EPPO regulations.
  • Understanding of the agrochemical industry and Agricultural market.
  • Expert in Entomology/Plant Pathology 

For more information or to apply, please contact Louis Williams.

Due to the volume of applications received on a daily basis, we find it incredibly difficult to respond to each and every one. Should you not hear back from us within two weeks, please assume your application was unsuccessful on this occasion.

If you feel this role is not right for you but are interested in other quality assurance jobs, please take a look at our science jobs page.

Please note that all applicants for this role should be able to prove that they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Network Scientific Recruitment, part of Network Scientific Ltd. is an Employment Business/Agency.


Back to Job Listings

Apply for Lead Formulation Chemist

Or call us to find out more on 01423 813520

A copy of your application will be sent to this address on submission
Right to work in the UK
No file selected

Optional - Answering these questions helps us to match you with other potential jobs
Annual Salary Requirements
Type Preferred

Thank you for submitting your application for Lead Formulation Chemist Job

We will be in contact shortly regarding your application. In the meantime, brush up on your interview techniques below with our handy blog post tips.

You might also be interested in...

Downstream Purification Scientist

£23,000 - £27,000

West Midlands East Midlands

Permanent Full-time
Do you have research or industrial experience in downstream purification techniques? Looking to join a growing organisation in a growing market?

Business Development Manager – Water Treatment Chemicals

Excellent package DOE

West Midlands

Full-time Permanent
​Do you want to work for one of the world’s leading environmental and water treatment companies?

Purchasing Manager - Medical Consumables

£38000 - £42000

South East

Full-time Permanent
For over 30 years our client has been a leading supplier of medical consumables into the hospital sector, including endoscopy and operating theatre products We are currently recruiting for a Purchasing Manager based in their High Wycombe office working across all of their specialist medical device divisions. Due to the evolution of the role, an opening within the leadership team has been developed.
Website designed by Extreme
ns-tick arrow-down arrow-down calendar icon clock marker icon-mobile pound icon-search icon-facebook instagram icon-linkedin icon-twitter