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Cosmetic Formulations Chemist

Kelly Services
Denver, CO 80238
**Cosmetic Research and Development Chemist**

**Salary based on experience**

**Will provide re-location assistance**

**Direct Hire**

**Position Summary**

This role is to design new formulations that leverage manufacturing procedures to create new product benefits and performance, there by delivering product innovation. Scope will cover both development of new products as well as optimization of existing product portfolio to drive improved efficiencies and cost savings. Responsible for conducting research within the assigned technical areas in order to assess proof of principle feasibility including criteria such as efficiency, stability, reproducibility. Will have the capability to formulate a variety of cosmetic products to meet regulatory and client requirements. In depth knowledge of cosmetic formulation (skincare and makeup preferred) and raw materials within the cosmetic/beauty industry. Will be knowledgeable about production scale up and processing requirements in coordination with compounding and production departments.

**Essential Duties/Responsibilities**

+ Formulate, research, test, stabilize, troubleshoot, validate specifications.

+ Provide technical leadership on the assigned projects, co-defining required plan to enable proof of concept feasibility for new product/ process propositions.

+ Creates technical milestones and defines resource requirement.

+ Collaborates effectively with internal partners across departments (including compounding, production, maintenance, QC) and external suppliers to ensure comprehensive approach to robust product qualification.

+ Develop batches from scratch; and improve upon and scale up existing batches.

+ Work with current team on improving equipment and capabilities of the experimental lab on site and the quality control procedures performed in it.

+ Lead RCA and action plans to resolve product or process problems.

+ Stay current on developments in the cosmetic field and continue to demonstrate performance improvement.

+ Understanding of consumer insights related to product development, and experience in assessing and developing intellectual property are a plus.

+ Formulating a variety of personal care products, cosmetics and OTC from concept to finished product based on customers requests

+ Scale-up of approved formulations, to include identification of critical process variables

+ Research product formulations and properties and interactions of raw materials.

+ Training and supervising technicians and temporary employees

+ Working knowledge of FDA regulations and cGMPs

**Education and Formal Training**

BS in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering


4-6 years of formulating personal care/cosmetic products

Compounding/batching experience preferred

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

With Kelly, youll have access to some of the worlds highest-regarded scientific organizations
providing you with opportunities to work on todays most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant
projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits youll be proud to help
advance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100 companies, and found opportunities for more than 9,000
scientific professionals last year.

You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world
a better place. Let Kelly fuel your careerconnect with us today.

**AboutKelly Services** ****

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connect
with us on Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,
Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is
committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity
is The Law.
Posted: 2019-08-12 Expires: 2019-09-12

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