R&D CHEMIST

Fantastic opportunity for a Chemist with color cosmetic and complexion product experience. We are looking for someone with several years of experience in developing cosmetics and personal care items.

Responsibilities:


• Review customer specifications and requirements; meet with customers to properly implement product profiles.


• Develop new formulations to customer and/or marketing specifications.

  • Color-matching of existing products


• Identify and interpret variations in product, equipment and procedures which may affect final results.


• Issue technical information & fill weights.


• Verify formulas before initial production run.


• Set up procedures for scale-up.


• Maintain working knowledge of all stages of finished goods production and all pertinent documentation.


• Work with Production Personnel, when required to determine adjustments, or corrections to batches.


• Code new raw materials and make decisions as to raw material substitutions.


• Maintain current knowledge of new raw materials and technology via meetings with suppliers & seminars.


• Train new Lab personnel when required.


• Recommend changes and improvements in laboratory equipment.


• Assist, mentor and guide Junior Lab personnel on formulation development and research of projects as needed.


• Carry out any additional assignments as directed by R&D Group Leader or R&D Director.

Qualifications:


• Mastery of daily product development operations


• Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry or related science.


• 7 years of formulation experience in emulsion technology, preferably in color cosmetics.

  • Color compounding experience.
  • Formulation experience with cream foundations
  • Experience with lipsticks is preferred

Volt is an equal opportunity employer.


 

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