Senior Cosmetic Chemist (Jamestown)


: $83,410.00 - $143,170.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Scientific Research

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Job Duties:

  • Formulate various types of emulsion products W/Si,O/W, W/O
  • Formulate all types of pigmented cosmetic products (powder, anhydrous, foundations, etc.)
  • Perform standardized stability testing as per SOPs;
  • Evaluate random projects up on stability from other staff members
  • Research new and innovative raw materials
  • Prepare/execute formula revisions as needed
  • Evaluate and provide color adjustment, direction to cosmetic and OTC products
  • Must work with minimal supervision in manufacturing as needed
  • Conduct pilot batching to develop industrial scale formula if necessary
  • Establish filling parameter for production
  • Formulating skin care and color cosmetic prototypes including stability testing, troubleshooting and other activities related to formulation development.
  • Developing new product concepts to support the introduction of new cosmetic skin care ingredients.
  • Developing prototype formulations from via reverse engineering and improving on existing formulas.
  • Create formulations intended for cosmetic skin care clinical evaluations.
  • Creative problem solving.
  • Handle multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Adhering to cGMP quality standards, keeping a lab notebook and following lab procedures with attention to details.
  • Inter-departmental interaction.
  • Adherence to laboratory safety protocols.
  • Provide scientific expertise and ability to translate new RM/technology into products or product concepts.Write up processing instructions as needed.
  • Shade matching of Cosmetic Products for batch adjustments (when necessary)
  • Other functions as they may arise


  • Require 6-10 years of experience as a chemist - prefer experiencewith cosmetics, lotions, creams etc
  • Require experience with creating and revising formulations
  • Degree in Chemistry orrelated field preferred
  • Must be creative, a team player and a self-starter
  • Prefer candidates that want advancement into a management role

Associated topics: cutter, fitter, machine, manufacturing, prototype, quality, seamstress, tailor, technician, woven * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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