Senior R & D Chemist

Our client, a contract packaging manufacture of cosmetics and personal care items is seeking a skilled Senior R & D Chemist with skincare development experience to join their lab.

The selected  Senior R&D Chemist will research and develop new ideas/concepts from a variety of industries and scientific literature for the creation of tangible, innovative personal care products. He/she will be assigned multiple projects with different degrees of complexity and is expected to follow all projects from concept to prototype development to manufacturing.

The Senior R & D Chemist responsibilities:

  • Independently formulate and facilitate the development of innovative personal care products, line extensions, and product improvements.
  • Identify new/improved formulation technologies/raw materials and implement them to meet project needs.
  • Interact with customers and provide technical support via oral presentation and written venues.
  • Proactively scan and research new marketing concepts, raw materials, and technical opportunities.
  • Resolve product or process problems and contribute information/findings in establishing manufacturing procedures from lab to pilot to large scale production.
  • Follow established product launch time-lines and keep laboratory management informed of project progress.
  • Train and direct technicians.


  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in developing personal care formulations and MUST have skin care development experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline.
  • Detail oriented, highly organized and excellent communication skills are necessary.

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