Want to work with the UK’s leading cosmetic formulation, safety and compliance lab?
At ADSL you will be given the opportunity to work on things that you care about. Your ideas and hard work will make a difference.
We offer a variety of recent graduate positions, scholarships and opportunities for experienced professionals to join an exceptional team of committed individuals. Based in leading edge facilities in beautiful Devon, you’ll be working at the forefront of product regulation and development in the key sectors of food, household goods and cosmetics.
ADSL are innovators and market leaders. We learn and adapt to new technologies, best practice and evolving regulatory standards every day. It’s fast-paced, it’s fun and it’s a fantastic team to be a part of. If you have the ambition to succeed, an innate ability for collaboration and the drive to make a difference, we can offer a great place to work, flexibility and a competitive package that reflects your level of experience and ability in the sector.
Fair pay. Fair play. We pay our team competitive rates of pay. Which essentially means equal to or more than the industry average.
Training and development
We are in the tech sector and every year we spend a percentage of our time researching and developing processes to make them more efficient. We work together as a team to innovate in this way.
Flexible working hours
Dependant on the role and circumstance you’ll be able to flex your hours to meet your needs, as long as this doesn’t impact the performance of the business.
Devon-based with remote options
Everything we do is driven by technology and efficiency. If remote working can deliver results, then we are onboard.
ADSL is a fantastic place to work, we’re on the cutting edge of cosmetic formulation and feel like we are really making a difference in the industryMark Bowes-Cavanagh, Managing Director
Our current opportunities
available across our business.
Analytical ChemistPaignton, Devon
ADSL is seeking a highly skilled and motivated Analytical Chemist to join our dynamic team in Paignton, England. As an Analytical Chemist, you will play a critical role in the development and quality control of cosmetic products. Your expertise in analytical techniques and attention to detail will contribute to the creation of innovative, safe, and high-quality cosmetic solutions.
Quality ManagerPaignton, Devon
As a Quality Manager at ADSL you will play a crucial role in maintaining the highest levels of product quality and integrity. You will be responsible for implementing and executing inspection, testing, and evaluation methods to ensure that our cosmetic products closely adhere to company standards and ISO17025 accreditation requirements. Your attention to detail, excellent communication skills, data analysis capabilities, and interpersonal skills will be essential in this role.
Development ChemistPaignton, Devon
We are currently seeking a Development Chemist who will play a critical role in researching, developing, and improving chemical processes and products. The ideal candidate must possess advanced skills in chemistry, safety protocols, and quality control while maintaining meticulous records and ensuring compliance with regulatory standards.
Senior Development ChemistPaignton, Devon
We are currently seeking a Senior Development Chemist to play a pivotal role in our New Product Development (NPD) team. The successful candidate will play a critical role in researching, developing, and improving chemical processes and products. The ideal candidate must possess advanced skills in chemistry, safety protocols, and quality control while maintaining meticulous records and ensuring compliance with regulatory standards.
Research and Development Junior ChemistPaignton, Devon
As an R&D Junior Chemist, you will play a crucial role in the New Product Development (NPD) process, transitioning projects from initial concepts to launch. This position requires meticulous documentation of formulation methods and manufacturing procedures. You’ll be responsible for consolidating and analyzing test outcomes, overseeing the entire product development trajectory, and ensuring seamless scale-up operations. Troubleshooting stability and production challenges will be integral to this role. Collaborative teamwork is essential, as you’ll work in tandem with the Technical Manager, ensuring that all product developments meet the highest standards.See Details
Stability Technician / R&D TechnicianPaignton, Devon
Join our dedicated team as a Stability Technician / R&D Technician, where you’ll focus on conducting comprehensive product stability and compatibility tests, including evaluating attributes like colour, odour, and viscosity. Organizing and assessing stability samples according to ICH guidelines will be an integral part of your role. You’ll serve as a vital communication link between our company and clients, handling inquiries, producing protocols, and sharing results. Alongside these responsibilities, you’ll ensure the upkeep of our laboratory, order essential raw materials, assist in sample creation, and support our Technical Manager and Chemists in daily operations. While prior lab experience is beneficial, it’s not mandatory, as we provide thorough training for the role. Strong organizational skills, proficiency in MS Office, and effective communication are key to succeed in this position.See Details
Analytical Laboratory TechnicianPaignton, Devon
Work with a highly experienced laboratory team at our state-of-the-art facilities in Devon. As an Analytical Laboratory Technician you’ll be an integral part of the team, supporting with much of the sampling and testing that takes place within our labs. You’ll need strong communication skills and a collaborative approach to excel in this fast-paced, exciting environment.
Clinical Research AssistantPaignton, Devon
Looking for a role in clinical research? We’re looking for an assistant to support our research teams. Working in the areas of cosmetics, household goods and food, you’ll help to identify subjects for clinical trials, support the process of testing and analyse findings. You’ll be working with a highly engaged and experienced team in our accredited research and laboratory facilities based in Devon.
Dermatology AssessorPaignton, Devon
Specialising in dermatology, you’ll become a key part of the close-knit team working from our DermaCentre in beautiful Devon. You’ll be involved in supporting our cosmetic facial and skin product customers with the testing and regulatory compliance processes they’ll need to complete before launching their new products. It’s a fast-paced but rewarding role within a highly experienced team.
Business Development ManagerRemote
As Business Development Manager you’ll be tasked with helping to grow and shape the ADSL business for success in the future. You’ll work closely with the senior leadership team to identify and explore new opportunities within our target markets. Day to day tasks will be wide and varied but could involve nurturing relationships with key customer accounts and representing us at networking and trade events.
Analytical ManagerPaignton, Devon
Working in our fully accredited laboratory facility in Devon, you will be expected to create a culture of safe working practices within the analytical chemist team. Key responsibilities include preparation and testing using ICPMS, GCMS and HPLC as well as the development of new methods to meet changing customer demands. You will also use your experience of quality management to ensure we maintain the highest levels of accreditation within the scope of chemical analysis.See Details
Compliance OfficerPaignton, Devon
Compliance is at the core of much of the work we do, that’s why it’s crucial we put in place a strong team to oversee it. As Compliance Officer you’ll work under our experienced Regulatory & Compliance Manager to monitor and put in place processes to ensure not only that we are compliant in everything we are doing, but that we’re staying up-to-date with all of the regulatory and compliance changes across the territories in which our customers operate too.
We’re always looking for talent to join our team. Send us your CV.
“Mayfield Laboratories has worked closely with ADSL since their incorporation in 2008. During this time ADSL have provided crucial technical advice and support to our company.”
“DCS have worked very closely with Mark Cavanagh at ADSL for many years and are very happy with the quality of service.”
“I have worked very closely with ADSL over the course of the last year and have been extremely happy with their technical services”
“Rodial have worked with ADSL over the last 5 years and are very happy with the quality of their services.”