Formulation Chemist - Skincare

Moonachie, New Jersey Permanent USD100,000 - USD130,000 per year
  • Amazing opportunity to work for a leading New Jersey based skin care brand!
  • Competitive pay and great benefits!

About Our Client

My client is a leading clinical skin care brand with a vast product line including cleansers, toners, moisterizers, and more!

Job Description

  • Creates formulas independently and follow-ups on product stability in addition to being able to identify alternatives for reformulation purposes.
  • Develops new and robust skin care formulations and processes as well as understands the relationship between formulation and production.
  • Ability to work and negotiate well across R&D and inter-related departments to enable and drive projects forward.
  • Knowledgeable and considers the importance of processing, operating, and design factors that affect skin care formulations.
  • Work closely with Regulatory, QC & Compliance to ensure FDA compliance for product formulation requirements.
  • Handles multiple projects simultaneously and can work under tight deadlines.
  • Develop expertise with our software systems, or other systems and platforms as may be required.
  • Follow all GMP guidelines, SOPs and safety requirements.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or related discipline. Advanced degree is a plus.
  • 5+ years of formulation experience.
  • Working experience in developing innovative skin/hair/OTC products
  • Thorough understanding of cosmetic raw materials and latest technologies
  • Thorough understanding of laboratory and scale-up production equipment
  • Knowledge of cosmetic manufacturing practices and operations
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Must have confidence to mentor junior chemists.
  • Excellent team-building skills
  • Creative / Out-of-the-box thinker

What's on Offer

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Job summary

Engineering & Manufacturing
Sub Sector
Quality, Technical
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
Contract Type
Consultant name
Sarah Jones
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