VACANT POSITION: Formulation Chemist

Our client a leading Manufacturing firm in East Africa is looking to hire a Formulation Design and Development Executive

Reports to:    Research and Development Manager

Location; Mombasa


The ideal candidate will be responsible for working independently on projects and also leading and facilitating formulation and process development and commercialization activities in assigned projects or product categories. 


  • Develop product formulations in the lab as per product brief.
  • Perform benchmark analysis of market samples.
  • Perform QC analysis of developed prototypes in alignment with the QC team.
  • Work on product costing with the commercial team.
  • Make technology presentations for all R & D projects.
  • Identify new opportunities with existing product.
  • Work on re-engineering of existing formulation for better performance and cost optimization.
  • Perform stability study of prototypes and initial commercial batches under normal & accelerated conditions.
  • Develop technology transfer docket.
  • Perform scale up of experimental & pilot batches to commercial manufacturing order. Work on trouble shooting.
  • Ensure delivery of projects in desired timelines and cost.



• Bachelors in Pharmacy or B. Tech(Chemical Technology or Cosmetics)  or M.Sc(Chemistry)  Analytical Chemistry

  • At least a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience
  • Experience  in new product development background handling personal care formulations in reputed company is a must
  • The ideal candidate should have experience in formulations development and successful launch of hand wash, body wash, creams, lotions, shampoos, gels and understanding of all other types of skin and hair care products. 
  • She/he should have knowledge of color cosmetics formulation development is an additional advantage. 



All applications should be done on or before close of business 20th April  2021 on link below:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted    



Job Details

Level : Mid level
Industry : Manufacturing
Salary : Confidential
Experience : 3 Years
Applications : 0
Locality : Nairobi, Kenya
Eligibility : Bachelor
Company : Reeds africa co...
Posted By Reeds africa co... / 12 Apr 2021

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