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Formulation Technologist

Formulation Technologist

Physics Road | Nerudia Liverpool | England | United Kingdom | L24 9HP

About us

Imperial Brands PLC is a dynamic FTSE100 FMCG company headquartered in Bristol with a global workforce of around 32,000 people. Borne out of a strong tobacco heritage, we have continually evolved to embrace changing market dynamics and our purpose is to create something better for the world’s smokers.  Our high-quality cigarette brands include Davidoff, Gauloises Blondes, JPS and West and we are increasingly focused on developing a leading portfolio of next generation products built around the vaping brand blu.

Acquired by Imperial Brands Plc in 2017, Nerudia is a young and dynamic business which is wholly owned by Fontem Ventures, the NGP (Next Generation Products) arm of Imperial Brands. We are focused on developing a leading portfolio of next generation products including the vaping brand blu.

The role


Permanent, Full time

Competitive Salary + Benefits

As Formulation Development Technologist, you'll develop the next generation formulation and product technologies required for Nerudia's ambitious innovation programme and growth plans. 


Key accountabilities

  • Identify and formulate novel product formulations to support innovation projects
  • Small scale synthesis of known materials
  • Utilise a range of analytical and testing methods for characterization and performance evaluation.
  • Prepare technical reports, presentations and other management task related to new product development/innovation.
  • Contribute ideas and opinions to scientific discussions and development of new technologies,
  • Contribute to multiple innovation projects, co-ordinating information and activity required from other functions.
  • Develop strong relationships internally and externally partners and suppliers
  • To influence projects and turn ideas into commercial reality

Skills & experience

  • BSc (Required), PhD in Chemistry or Equivalent
  • Experience in product formulation
  • Experience in laboratory scale synthesis, purification and reaction mechanisms
  • Planning and completing scientific work to agreed standards
  • Time management, excellent report writing skills, problem solving communication and team working skills
  • Ability to breakdown complex problems into achievable goals and provide effective solutions

What we offer

Nerudia offers a competitive package of salary, pension and 25 days holiday (with an option to purchase an additional 5) as well as onsite parking.

Next steps

Interested applicants should apply with their CV highlighting their suitability for the role. 


Opening date: 13th December 2019

Closing date: 12th January 2020

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