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R&D Manager

Kelly Services
Indianapolis, IN 46202
**Research & Development Manager**

**Indianapolis, Indiana**


Kelly Scientific is looking for an R&D Manager for a cosmetic / personal care company in Indianapolis, Indiana. The R&D Manager leads research, compliance & continuous improvement efforts. Responsible for the creative & technical aspects of specific product development categories, such as personal care products. Perform innovative product development assignments in an efficient manner while overseeing a safe & orderly laboratory environment. Ensure that all products have undergone thorough testing prior to market release.

**Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:**

+ Lead research in the formulation of cosmetic products, including semi-permanent hair color formulas, styling products, and skincare from concept to shelf.

+ Develop laboratory and manufacturing strategies to improve process efficiency, enhance risk mitigation, audit technology safety practices, and ensure good manufacturing practice compliance.

+ Register and ensure products comply with domestic and international regulations such as the Food and Drug Administration, Health Canada, and European Medical Agency.

+ Design, develop, and enforce company compliance management programs to ensure adherence to regulatory requirements.

+ Develop, initiate, maintain, and revise department practices and Standard Operating Procedures for all research, compliance, and related activities.

+ Assess potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk. Develop and implement corrective action plans and provide guidance on how to avoid or resolve future issues.

+ Maintain up-to-date knowledge of regulatory requirements and communicate to project teams and senior management.

+ Preparation of regulatory submissions to the FDA and other global regulatory authorities.

+ Review global regulatory submissions to ensure they are complete, accurate, and consistent with corporate objectives.

+ Review and determine the applicability of supporting documentation for inclusion in regulatory submissions.

+ Analyze and compare regulatory outcomes with initial product concepts and recommend future strategies and actions.

+ Implementation and maintenance of labeling for marketed products in accordance with the local regulatory requirements and corporate policy.

+ Provide operational guidance and review of advertising and promotional materials.

+ Review of raw ingredients at or before the research and development phase.

+ Lead in ensuring products are compounded as quoted.

+ Provide technical support, training, and consulting services to the marketing and customer service departments.

+ Assist in sales and marketing of products to current and potential customers.

+ Supervise all team members of the R&D Department.


+ Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

+ 3-5 years of experience in R&D of cosmetics/personal care products

+ Knowledge of EU product registration preferred

+ Experience with Coptis preferred

**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** **** **Science & Clinical?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire industry experts just like you. Our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills, interests, and career goalsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background and education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get your expertise 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 Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.
Posted: 2022-09-14 Expires: 2022-10-15

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