R&D Chemist

With supervision, this position develops personal care and color cosmetic products to meet customer’s demands.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Follow established formulas to create laboratory batches of personal care and color cosmetics.
  • Complete product development projects under the supervision of the Sr. R&D Chemist.
  • Identify and obtain new raw materials on an ongoing basis, along with appropriate safety/technical documentation, specifications, samples, etc. for new formulations.
  • Conduct all required performance and tests, interprets, records and reports results accurately.
  • Test batches for product conformance.
  • Stability test and monitor results of lab batches.
  • Keep accurate records of batches and stability results.
  • Meet with customers and raw materials vendors as necessary.
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of laboratory.
  • Review industry publications and raw materials literature to increase awareness of industry trends.
  • Must adhere to safety standards during laboratory testing, such as wearing protection clothing and taking additional precautions as needed.
  • Perform other related duties assigned by supervisor.

 

 

EDUCATION:

 

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or related discipline.

 

 

EXPERIENCE:

 

  • 3 years or more of product development experience in skin care.

 

 

SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE:

 

  • Must demonstrate professional appearance and friendly demeanor.
  • Excellent communication, verbally and in writing.
  • Self-motivated with proactive and process ownership focus.
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast paced team environment.
  • Strong interpersonal and problem solving skills and commitment to providing a high standard of quality of work.
  • Ability to make and meet commitments/deadlines.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Mathematical comprehension.
  • Computer literate with Word, Excel, Outlook.
  • Show initiative and accepts new responsibilities needed.
  • Has a willingness to work with and help others.
  • Must perform well under pressure and deadlines.

Send us your resume to:

jennifer.jewell@allurelabs.com

Attn: Human Resources Department

30901 Wiegman Road

Hayward, CA 94544