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Personal Care Formulation Chemist

Responsibilities

  • Develop, improve, and customize products, equipment, formulas, processes, and analytical methods.
  • Create and develop a wide range of new and innovative personal care products including skin, hair and body products
  • Troubleshoot formulas as well as continuous improvement of existing formulas and process
  • Scale up, stability and certain regulatory aspects
  • Write technical papers and reports and prepare standards and specifications for processes, facilities, products, and tests.
  • Oversee QC/QA in lab and production areas as it pertains to formulas.
  • Process Information -- Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data.
  • Evaluate Information to Determine Compliance with Standards -- Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.
Required
  • Degree in Chemistry. 
  • 5+ years of personal care formulations and QC experience (creating/improving/testing formulations)
  • In depth experience managing product development from inception, through testing, scale up and transition to manufacturing
  • GMP/FDA Training
  • QC training
  • Knowledge of personal care products/qc-qa/gmp standards
  • Knowledge of personal care product raws/production/formulations
  • Ability to communicate positively with team and cross team members
  • Ability to manage projects and see them through
  • Ability to embrace change
  • Help others embrace change
  • Can do attitude
  • Complex Problem Solving -- Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Quality Control Analysis -- Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
  • Critical Thinking -- Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Active Learning -- Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Equipment Selection -- Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
  • Troubleshooting -- Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
  • Judgment and Decision Making -- Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.