Senior Formulation Chemist - Cosmetics

Location: Miami, FL, United States
Date Posted: 11-07-2017
Our client, a leader in the development and production of high-quality color cosmetics, skin care, hair care, bath & body care and OTC products, is seeking an experienced Cosmetic Chemist to lead product innovation by formulating a wide variety of cosmetic and personal care products.

Key Success Factors:
  • Solid working knowledge of raw ingredients to analyze and formulate a wide variety of products
  • Formulate and facilitate development of innovative skin care products, product improvements, and develop new formulas based on current technology
  • Maintain laboratory compliance (GLP)
  • Develop and maintain SOPs
  • Has a passion to explore and innovate with novel raw materials, processing techniques and/or formulations in creative, non-conventional approaches into new products leveraging current consumer insights and needs
  • Identify new/improved formulation technologies and implement them to meet project needs.
  • Proactively scan and research new concepts, materials, technical opportunities and partnerships
  • Monitor product stability for formulas
  • Responsible to constantly seek improved ways and methods to better serve customers, external and internal
Key Qualifications:
  • Minimum of BA or BS in chemistry, chemical engineering or equivalent science
  • 7 years (Chemist) of previous formulation experience within skincare and cosmetics industry, specifically with powders and color emulsions.
  • Must have strong problem solving, interpersonal, teamwork, project management and communication skills (oral & written)
  • Entrepreneurial attitude with the ability to conceptualize and apply innovative solutions
  • Must be a self-starter with a high level of initiative. Must be flexible, able to handle multiple projects simultaneously and work well under pressure
  • Requires a detail oriented individual who can manage and organize data on numerous projects. Able to multi-task and problem solve, while maintaining a clear sense of priorities and focus.
  • Works well within team environment
  • Requires computer proficiency (Word and Excel)
Key Benefits:
  • High impact in a growing company.
  • Competitive salary and full benefits package.
  • Career training and development opportunity.
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