Junior Chemist

JOB FUNCTION: Scientific
JOB TYPE: Direct Hire
LOCATION: Bridgewater, NJ
POSTED: Jul 21, 2022

Our client is a well-established midsize consumer goods organization focused on personal care. They are currently going through a tremendous growth phase and looking for an eager Junior Chemist to join their team!

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$60k Annually depending on experience

Position Overview:

General duties of the Junior Chemist include developing new personal care formulations for customer or marketing use in addition to identifying variations in the procedure that would affect results. The ideal candidate for the Junior Chemist role would be someone with a passion for formulations and a year of experience in a personal care or cosmetics environment.

Responsibilities of the Junior Chemist:

  • Developing new formulations for customer or marketing use
  • Identifying variations in procedure or product which could affect results
  • Supplying ingredients listings, filling weights, technical information, etc.
  • Ensuring formulas are accurate before the initial production run
  • Working with process engineers to create procedures for scale-up
  • Maintaining knowledge of all stages of finished goods production and pertinent documentation

Qualifications of the Junior Chemist:

  • 1 or more years of experience in formulation for color/skincare and/or personal care
  • A passion for the personal care industry

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or a related science


  • PTO
  • Medical, dental, and vision
  • 401k with match
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Positive team culture
As a woman-owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), age, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.
Position ID: 112036