R&D CHEMIST in Lake Forest, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 9/12/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    N/A
  • Date Posted:
    9/12/2018
  • Job ID:
    125861
  • Pay Rate
    $85000.0 - $85000.0/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    805/426-6732

Job Description

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.