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Hair Formulations Chemist- Part Time/ Temporary to Hire- White Plains, NY- $40/hour

Kelly Services
White Plains, NY 10606
Hair Formulations Chemist- Part Time/Temporary

White Plains, NY

Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm

Core Skills:

+ Hair formulations, shampoo, conditioners, hair color or other hair care products.

+ Raw material identification and working with vendors to find alternatives.

+ Batching on laboratory benchtop. Familiar with OTC products, ISO and ICH standards.

Job Description:

+ Responsible for the product development related activities to support the qualification of alternate raw material manufacturers for clients formulations globally.

+ Focus predominately on alternate manufacturer raw material documentation assessment/approvals, formulation bench top batching and assessing organoleptic, physical, and analytical parameters of the formula over time and temperature.

+ Actively work with R&D and purchasing to seek cost effective alternate manufacturers to existing raw materials and use them in various formulation technologies, such as emulsions, surfactant solutions, anhydrous sprays and emulsion-LLC technology.

+ Interact with suppliers/manufacturers of raw materials for supporting regulatory and safety documentation. This position will require in-house laboratory work with no travel.


+ Understand raw material functions and chemistry of surfactants, emulsifiers, associative thickeners, cationic conditioners, preservatives, humectants, etc., and the chemistry of isotropic solutions, anhydrous liquids, emulsions and emulsion-LLC systems.

+ Laboratory batching utilizing the new raw material in a finished formulation such as lotions, creams, wipes, washes, shampoos/conditioners and hair color formulations.

+ Assess formulation performance & stability on a lab scale. Successfully scale up to support the alternate raw material with successful processing and formal GMP stability.

+ Communicate rationale for alternate raw material choice, and weekly project updates to direct supervisor with both successes and failures.


+ BS degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, and/or Chemical/Biomedical Engineering.

+ Minimum 3-5 years of professional formulation development experience in skin care, hair care, and/or hair color such as body and facial moisturizers, facial and body wash products, shampoos and conditioners. Understanding of documentation requirements and ISO and ICH standards required for OTC products.

**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: 2021-08-27 Expires: 2021-09-27

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Kelly Services
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