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Experts in designing and manufacturing
Health & Beauty products and Home Fragrance

 
 
 

Broad Oak is one of the UK’s leading contract toiletry and home fragrance manufacturers. We make skincare, bath products, soap, candles, diffusers and room sprays for many of the biggest names on the high street, and offer a complete service from concept to counter.

As well as manufacturing, we have an integrated brand and licensing service, to help our clients create, develop and launch their brand, in the UK and internationally.

Founded in 1985, we are a subsidiary of Floris Ltd, the oldest independent perfumer and toiletry brand in the UK. Established in 1730, Floris is still a family- controlled company, now run by the ninth generation.

 

Full Brand Management & Licensing Service

Our Brand and Licensing Teams can advise on and assist with every aspect of brand development and management, including creating the brand strategy, financial planning, pricing, and pinpointing the best route to market, both in the UK and internationally.

We can also take care of marketing and PR, and ensure the range makes the right impact in the market.

Blue Sky Formulating

Working with the latest ingredient innovations and market data, we design high performance, tailor made products that reflect your brand’s philosophy and work with your existing range. We offer a full range of product development services, from ingredient briefing and formulation to bespoke trend and market reviews.

Our formulations are made to strict quality standards, and products undergo stringent stability and component compatibility testing.

 

Design & Creative Expertise

Our creative team take care of packaging design, artworking, photography, mock-up production and copywriting.
They constantly review the latest trends in toiletries, materials, packaging, interiors, fashion, garden and home, and can offer cutting edge trend analysis and advice.

Your Own Dedicated Team

Our dedicated team of Account Managers, New Product Developers and support staff are the in-house champions for your brand. You will have a designated team of experts assigned to your project who are on hand every step of the way.

 

Far East Sourcing Office

Our in-house sourcing office in China gives us a global reach for sourcing packaging, components, accessories, gifting and materials. We can cost engineer products through their lifecycle, to ensure our customers remain competitive.

 

Innovative Ingredients

Our experienced chemists can source cutting edge, rare and unusual ingredients, and are constantly seeking out new and interesting extracts and oils from around the world. 

We have extensive experience of working with complex naturally-based formulations, and we also maintain a large and increasing library of organic ingredients. Our sourcing policies are designed to respect the environment.

Our Expertise

We continually invest in research, development and the latest machinery to keep up with the demand for new and innovative product formulations.

Our alcohol blending department manufactures eau de toilettes, aftershaves and room sprays, using stainless steel mixing vessels that allow for both small and large batches. The liquid blending department produces lotions, gels and creams, and can accommodate hot or cold formulations. We can also make pure vegetable-based soaps in a range of shapes and sizes, as well as scented candles filled into glass tumblers.

 
 
 
 

Filling Capabilities

Our filling equipment can handle bottles and jars in glass and plastic finishes, as well as plastic tubes, and our extensive range of labelling equipment meets most design needs.

Our production lines comprise:

2 x automatic bottle filling / labeling, 1 x jar filling,
3 x single head hand filling, 3 x automatic tube filling (for plastic tubes),
1 x automatic bottle filling and crimping (for alcohol products),
1 x soap production and stamping, 1 x cellophane wrapping,
2 x perfumed candle filling, 1 x hand packaging.

Compliance & QA

Broad Oak is accredited by Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance (LRQA) to the ISO: 9001, ISO: 14001 and OHSAS 18001 quality standards. We are also a member of the RSPO and meet the BRC Consumer Goods standard, Soil Association Organic Standard, SMETA Ethical Audit and work with our suppliers to continuously improve the product and service quality we provide.

All raw materials and incoming goods are quality checked on delivery to ensure they meet specified standards, and products are manufactured in an environment with high standards of cleanliness and on-line quality control.

Accredited RSPO Member
 
 
 

Home Fragrance

Candles, Diffusers, Gels, Oils and Roomsprays, Linen Sprays, Fabric Conditioner, Pillow Mist, Scented Ceramics, Pot Pourri, Incense Cones and Fragrance Crystals.

 

Bath & Body Care

Soaps, Foaming Bath Products and Oils, Shower Gels and Scrubs, Body Exfoliators, Moisturising and Nourishing Lotions, Body Butters, Body / Shimmer Powders and Skin Firming / Cellulite Reduction Creams.

 

Haircare

Shampoo, Conditioners, Oils, Treatments, Masks, Wax, Gels, Sprays and Mists.

 

Personal Fragrance

Eau de Parfum, Eau de Toilette, Solid Perfume, Body Spray, Aerosols and Body Mists.

 

Skin Care

Cleansers, Toners, Day and Night Creams, Anti-aging / Anti-Wrinkle Creams, Eye Serums and Gels, Face Mask Treatments, Exfoliators, Facial Washes, Lip Care, Foundation, Fake Tan, Shaving Foams and Gels.

 

Current Vacancies

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The Testing Co-ordinator is required carry out quality control checks on production candles and new deliveries of candle fragrances, wicks and wax as well as submitting candles for external testing. They are expected to test and accurately record all testing data relevant to the products produced at Broad Oak Toiletries, informing a chemist when issues arise. They will take responsibility for the passing off of stability and compatibility samples, as instructed by the senior chemist. They will need to maintain the stability and compatibility database, along with all appropriate documentation and keep all samples in an orderly fashion. The ideal candidate will be comfortable working independently and will be accurate and organised. A science/laboratory background would be helpful for this role.

We are looking for a CIMA qualified accountant to develop and maintain accounting procedures and controls to ensure accounts are accurate. They will need to be confident working independently, and with managing the financial processes of the business. They will be required to ensure that Profit / Loss, and balance sheet show an auditable and truthful statement of accounts and work closely with the Financial Controller to review the variances against budget / forecast and provide analysis of differences. They will also be expected to work closely with the Cost Accountant and will have some management responsibilities for the Finance Team.

 

Based in the heart of Devon, Broad Oak employs over 300 staff and occupies 85,000 sq. ft. of production and warehouse space.