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

Purpose:  
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.
 
Responsibilities
  • 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

Skills:
  • 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
 Knowledge:
  • 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
Experience:
  • 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
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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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