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Scientist, Skincare - Melville

Company: Est--e Lauder Companies
Location: Melville
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Responsible for the development of new, natural skincare products and utilizes creativity to provide innovative products/concepts in the areas of facial skincare formulations with minimal supervision. Quality will be a key focus. The individual will be assigned multiple projects with varying degrees of complexity. They will develop new product ideas/concepts that will provide future growth for the company. The individual will ensure the timely completion of product development activities according to schedule. The individual will be accountable for data integrity and technical understanding of each project.Develops new formulations or modifies existing ones with creativity & innovative contributions within green formulation guidelines with minimal guidance from senior formulators and manager. Confirms formulation stability and ensures scale-ability via extensive collaboration with Process Development. Contributes in establishing manufacturing procedures.

  • Works in a team atmosphere and independently to identify technical learnings, issues, testing plans and solutions for all projects. Assists in resolving formula or process problems.
  • Follows projects from prototype development through manufacturing.
  • Keeps laboratory management and key project members informed of progress.
  • May assist with training technicians, temporary staff and others in laboratory procedures.
  • Coordinates and collaborates with all R&D departments & subfunctions, QA, Technical Services, Manufacturing and Product Development.
  • Organizes all formula testing including but not limited to stability, rheology, safety, clinical and analytical as needed to support products being robust and technically ready. Designs & conducts experiments requiring the selection of equipment & materials for the delivery of the project.
  • Ensures the timely completion of product development activities using technical knowledge to analyze and review results. Establishes standards and submits batch cards to lab management for review.
  • Stays abreast of developing trends in the Cosmetic field; builds depth of understanding and shares new approaches with the team.
  • Conduct research based on topics of special interest and develop product applications based on research.
  • Maintains and follows all lab safety and SOP guidelines.Qualifications
    • Knowledge of EL R&D System RDS preferred but not necessary. Experience with formulating emulsions and surfactant systems, knowledge of green, natural formulation and ingredients preferred. General knowledge of raw material functions and processing skincare formulations of various product types.
    • BS Degree in relevant scientific field, Chemistry preferred
    • 3 years experienceWe are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. It is Company's policy not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances. The Company will endeavor to provide a reasonable accommodation consistent with the law to otherwise qualified employees and prospective employees with a disability and to employees and prospective employees with needs related to their religious observance or practices. Should you wish to apply for this position or any other position with the Company and you believe you require assistance to complete an application or participate in an interview, please contact

Keywords: Est--e Lauder Companies, New Haven , Scientist, Skincare - Melville, Other , Melville, Connecticut

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