Position Open - Posted Friday, September 14th 2018

Formulations Chemist

Seattle Washington Mid-Level Full Time Production Tiny 8020

Quick Facts

  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Salary Range:
  • Home or Centralized Office: Centralized
  • Reports to: TBD

About The Position

The Formulations Chemist will lead the creation of new skin care development in our newly built formulations lab, located in downtown Seattle. This key role will help drive our speed-to-market and innovation initiatives through the design, development, and execution of highly effective and quality formulations.
  • Formulate new skin care products (cosmetic & OTC) and perform in-house testing
  • Apply advanced scientific and formulation knowledge to new skin care development
  • Participate in product ideation and blue sky development to help drive NPD
  • Stay abreast of new ingredients, research, and formulation techniques
  • Keep detailed records of formulation work and assist Contract Manufacturers with formula transfers
  • Create and implement SOP’s, processes, and work instructions for the lab
Requirements and Qualifications

  • Outstanding interpersonal and written communication
  • Able to handle multiple projects under tight deadlines
  • Enthusiastic and passionate about the industry and out of the box thinking
  • Self-sufficient and able to work independently, as well as in team settings
  • Strong laboratory skills, organization, and attention to detail
  • BS in Chemistry or a related science field
  • Strong knowledge of personal care ingredients, chemistry, and stability
  • Ability to objectively read and interpret scientific studies
  • General understanding of global regulatory formula requirements
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience formulating elegant and effective skin care products in a range of formats (creams, lotions, gels, liquids)
  • Experience with formula transfer, manufacturing, and trouble-shooting stability issues
  • Experience with GMP & GLP guidelines
Note:  At any time, with or without notice, Paula’s Choice reserves the right to add/delete/change the position’s requirements.
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Paula's Choice

HQ: Seattle, WA