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Cosmetic/OTC Research Chemist

Kelly Services
Darien, IL 60561
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**Cosmetic/OTC Research Chemist**



Darien, IL



Direct Hire/Salaried





The primary accountabilities of this position are to assist in knowledge acquisition, develop new innovations, maintain knowledge on industry trends and innovations, and perform product performance testing in the areas of Sun Care. The ideal candidate will be self-driven, pay attention to detail, and demonstrate strong communications skills and a passion for continuous learning.



**Responsibilities Include:**




+ Work closely with Technical Director and Applied Research Manager to aid in the development of new products/processes, maintain/improve existing products/processes, and perform competitive analysis and product performance testing in Sun Care

+ Execute experiments and independently, thoroughly and critically analyze data to draw conclusions

+ Track industry trends and launches in select Sun Care markets

+ Generate technical reports, write/update standard operating procedures and present research findings at internal research meetings

+ Maintain laboratory equipment and instrumentation in good running order

+ Maintain an accurate laboratory notebook with detailed experimental procedures and results





**Technical/Professional Skills:**




+ Experience in rheology, wet chemistry, formulation, and standard industry instrumentation

+ High functional knowledge of chemistry and math

+ A solution orientated professional

+ Track record of taking initiative, problem-solving, multitasking, and prioritizing projects/tasks

+ Communicates effectively intra and interdepartmentally to meet project objectives

+ Creative and self-motivated

+ Exhibit time management skills to manage multiple projects concurrently





**Qualifications**




+ B.S. in Chemistry or Materials Science, and 3-5 years of Corporate lab experience.

+ Qualified candidates must be authorized to work in the United States




**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. 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. at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm

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Posted: 2020-12-16 Expires: 2021-02-15

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