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SENIOR COSMETIC DEVELOPMENT CHEMIST - 362402
SENIOR COSMETIC DEVELOPMENT CHEMIST
Biological / Scientific / Pharmaceutical / Medical Research
Wage / Salary:
R - Market Related - P/M (Per Month)
A manufacturer in the cosmetics industry requires a Senior Development Chemist to join their team.
Duties & Responsibilities
Key duties will include working with the commercial team to take products from concept to launch. Working with customers on briefs, technologies, textures and innovations. Oversee and co-ordinate the research and development of new products as per request. Development of formulas through stability, micro and compatibility testing. Quick turnaround time for formulations, method of manufacture and finished product specification of all approved products. Compilation of product dossiers on final project approval to include all technical data on raw materials researched and used, all development formulae, the final approved formulation, the product costing, the ingredient listing, the master batch manufacturing record and any other relevant notes pertaining to the project. Responsible for researching and developing new products per quarter to add to general formulation database. Present new ideas and ‘blue sky’ formulations to new and existing customers. Keeping up to date on trends and attending cosmetic seminars and events. Pushing the boundaries to live and breathe innovation. Acting as duty chemist across the factory during manufacturing process being a trouble shooter and solution focused. Manage the development of team by ensuring that project tasks are in line with each member’s key competency areas and interests when possible.
Desired Experience & Qualification
ND or BSc in Chemistry with at least 5 years’ experience in cosmetic formulation. Coschem Diploma will be advantageous. Required skills can include the ability to sort, test, disassemble and reassemble products or goods. Analytical minded; creative an innovative; team player; ability to influence others; excellent written and oral communication skills; computer literate.