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Chemist

  • Ref: 283547
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: Ridgefield, NJ
  • Industry: Cosmetics / Skin Care
  • Job Level: Senior
  • Pay: Negotiable

Opportunity Description

We are currently searching for a chemist to come on board our team in Ridgefield, NJ in the cosmetics industry.

Company Information

Our client is a dedicated purveyor in the cosmetics industry. Specializing in creams and balms, they take the time to meticulously check that every product exceeds their standards. This company has a wide array of merchandise that they pride themselves on.

Job Duties

  • Formulate and facilitate development of innovative skin care products, line extensions, and product improvements.
  • Strong color matching skills Able to supervise, mentor, teach, and lead junior chemists in color cosmetics formulation and color matching.
  • Work at developing stability protocols for color products.
  • Have a good understanding of the raw materials used in color cosmetics.
  • Have an understanding of color regulations.
  • Would have to work well with project managers/customers to develop the product forms and shade palettes they expect.
  • Advise on lab equipment needs.
  • Have good understanding of production equipment and their uses.
  • Have the ability to work well in the production environment when necessary.

Experience & Skills Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline.
  • BS in Chemistry or higher in a related field 5 to 10 years of formula development in make-up emulsions and other forms of color product formulations.