JOB FUNCTION: Scientific
JOB TYPE: Direct Hire
LOCATION: Ridgefield, NJ

MINIMUM EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree
POSTED: Dec 5, 2018

Our client develops specialty ingredients for the cosmetic, personal care and consumer care industries worldwide.

Salary: DOE

Position Overview: The Senior Formulation Chemist will support internal innovation and development programs to develop high quality specialty ingredients for customers. The Senior Formulation Chemist will actively participate in the overall research process including creative experiments, conceptualization and launch of products.

Responsibilities of the
 Senior Formulation Chemist:

  • Prepare batches and formulate new products and materials
  • Present creative ideas, select ingredients sources, design R&D and assist in production processing including technology transfer
  • Evaluate ingredients characteristics and quality
  • Troubleshoot if encounter technical problems
  • Assist in presenting results to clients on products’ technical details

Qualifications for the Senior Formulation Chemist:

  • BS in chemistry or related science with minimum 5 years’ experience in cosmetics, personal / consumer care industries required
  • Experience in formulating raw materials / ingredients highly desirable
  • Experience in production processing highly desirable
  • Skills in wet chemistry techniques and operation of basic lab equipment required
  • Ability to present technical details highly desirable
  • Ability to participate in occasional traveling and interact with customers on technical issues
  • Project management skills a big plus
  • Good computer and communications skills required


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