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Cosmetic Color Formulation Laboratory Manager

Kelly Services
Melville, NY 11747
**Kelly Services is actively recruiting a Direct Hire opportunity for a Cosmetic Color Formulation Laboratory Manager located in Melville, NY.**

**This opportunity requires being onsite at Melville, NY. Travel is not required now, but may be up to 10% in the future.**

The Manager will provide technical leadership to a personnel who are responsible for the development of new makeup products or modification of existing ones. Will be responsible for color formulation (shade matching) for different cosmetic products such as lipstick, foundation, lip-gloss and tint-able primers.

Manager will be responsible mainly for Project Management duties for the team, but can also work at the bench at times.

The candidate will have to utilize creativity to drive process efficiencies to deliver programs with greater speed and agility without sacrificing excellence. The candidate will also work very closely with other support groups such as safety, regulatory and clinical testing to ensure programs remain on track, negotiating actions and risks to be communicated to upper level management. The candidate will have to ensure the team performs functions with high attention to detail, technical rigor and excellence in execution. In addition, this role assists on regulatory and OTC compliance support as required. Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to lead. Extremely organized, collaborative and passionate about people development. Excels at juggling multiple projects and priorities.

**Responsibilities of the Cosmetic Color Formulation Laboratory Manager includes:**

+ Manages activities in formulating both anhydrous and emulsion color products.

+ Directs reformulation of cosmetic products in response to direction from Director and Executive Director.

+ Develops direct reports through appropriate training and counseling.

+ Reviews direct reports in accordance with annual Performance Development Plan timeline.

+ Coordinates work with other leaders and departments within and outside of R&D.

+ Suggests new ideas for innovative, efficacious products.

+ Troubleshoot production issues on existing products, raw material issues affecting products in production as well working on reformulations.

+ Manages and guides direct reports to meet all project milestones on time.

+ Provides technical guidance on formulation and raw materials to direct reports.

+ Drive all projects to completion within the established timing.

**Qualifications of the Cosmetic Color Formulation Laboratory Manager includes:**

+ Minimum of BS degree in Chemistry or related discipline

+ +7 years of industry experience in a cosmetic color formulation lab (shade matching).

+ Proficient in Excel, RDS & SAP, MS Projects.

+ Experience in leading people is a plus.

**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (


Posted: 2022-01-10 Expires: 2022-02-10

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