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Scientist - Formulation

Kelly Services
White Plains, NY 10606
Kelly Services is actively recruiting for a Direct Hire opportunity for a Lead Formulation Scientist in White Plains, NY. Will lead and execute New Product Development, Reformulations and Business Continuity activities for female intimate health products. The product lines consist of both Cosmetics, Medical Devices, and OTC. It must comply with global regulations.


The role acts as a lead scientist/team player collaborating cross-functionally with Analytical, Claims, Marketing, Quality, Purchasing, Regulatory/Safety and Technology Transfer to enable successful product development, scale-up and product testing for commercialization. It ensures products are developed and tested aand ensures proper documentation practices for regulatory submissions.


**Duties/Responsibilities:**


+ Responsible for New Product formulation development.

+ Design new formulations backed by solid science and sensory, to bring unique and differentiated products with consumer appealing aesthetics and perceivable benefits to win in the marketplace.

+ Hands-on formulation of wash-off and leave-on products, such as feminine washes, lotions, gels, creams, wipes and sprays, to fit to the winning concept and market positioning.

+ Reformulate existing products through cost-benefit analysis and develop cost effective formulations without compromising benefits and product aesthetics.

+ Understand raw material functions and chemistry of surfactants, emulsions and polymeric adhesives.

+ Collaborate cross-functionally with other R&D partners, Regulatory, Safety, Quality, Technology Transfer, Manufacturing, Marketing, Market Research and Packaging.

+ Solve formulation, stability, performance, and process issues that arise on prototype development and scale-up.

+ Understand global regulations and OTC monograph, and medical device requirements to develop and launch products globally.

+ Ensure successful technology transfer and scale-up working closely with the Pilot/Manufacturing team for successful commercialization.

+ Manage international product launches while working closely with Contract Manufacturers and International General Managers.


**Knowledge, Skill and Ability Requirements:**


+ M.S/Ph.D. degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical/Biomedical Engineering preferred. B.S degree with extensive experience may also be considered.

+ Minimum of 5 years of formulation and product development experience in skin care category: Body care, facial moisturizers, anti-aging and/or facial/body wash products, and/or therapeutic skin care products with a history of successful product commercialization.

+ Publications/Patents in emulsions, polymeric adhesives and surfactants is a plus

+ Prior experience in developing and launching new products in a personal care company

+ Expertise in developing cosmetic products is a must, with developing medical devices and OTCs is a plus.

+ High degree of technical discipline, curiosity, and mastery, paired with a desire to understand consumer insights to deliver products that delight the consumer.

+ Independent thinker with the ability to connect the dots across previously unconnected ideas to create a new combination of ideas.

+ Understanding of Quality Management Systems (ISO, GMP)

+ Strong interpersonal, communication skills (oral and verbal), and the ability to work in a team environment.

+ Strong technical problem-solving skills.

+ Knowledge of analyzing patents and experience of patenting inventions.

+ Highly collaborative, driven and self-motivated with a positive attitude.




**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. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)
Posted: 2022-05-20 Expires: 2022-07-21

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