Senior R&D Chemist
Research & Development/Scientist General
Full Time

On the behalf of our client, we are seeking an Senior R&D Chemist for a position.

Compensation: 80-85K
  • Develop new formulations utilizing in-depth knowledge of chemical Ingredients and processes that meets the desired technical and aesthetic attributes specified by customers.
  • Review project details, collaborate with sales staff and customers to assign tentative project completion dates
  • Prepare lab batches of formulas needed for submitting samples for customer analysis within lab schedule, and reformulating / resubmitting them based on customer’s feedback.
  • Maintain detailed and organized lab notebook with detailed observations while making lab batch.
  • Develop detailed lab scale process for success including order of addition, critical raw materials and processing parameters, bench standard and benchmark, and lab scale preliminary specification and test results
  • Provide technical support to sales staff and customer; participate on account teams and teleconferences
  • Work closely with lab technicians, to teach, coordinate and collaborate on projects leading to well-planned and executed bench work and successful sample submissions
  • Perform and monitor stability with lab technician, utilizing approved stability protocol, and re-formulate if initial formula is unstable.
  • Meet with raw material vendors to learn about new technologies and new raw materials that can be utilized to create/improve the company's innovative technology offerings.
  • Communicate all information regarding formulation, project status, costing, and results to all appropriate individuals, maintaining confidentiality requirements.
  • Collaborate as a key team member across the R&D department, contributing innovative ideas, expertise, knowledge, experiences with strong team spirit, and pride in organization’s contribution to the company
  • Perform/Monitor calibration and validation of all lab instruments with Lab Technicians.
  • Maintain clean, safe and well-organized lab working area.
  • BS in Chemistry , Biology or related science discipline or higher
  • 5+ years R&D experience in Personal Care or related industry
  • Hands on formulating experience necessary
  • Must have excellent communication and organizational skills
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