Loreal Entry Level Jobs 2022 – Senior Chemist II

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Job Description:

We are currently seeking a talented and innovative Senior Scientist II to join our Open Development department located at our El Segundo, California facility for Research and Innovation. In this role, you are responsible for technical aspects of developing and homologating cosmetic products for NYX and Urban Decay Professional Makeup. This position will liaise on formulation, product performance, stability and robustness to manufacture. This position requires a qualitative and quantitative researcher, possessing strategic thinking, excellent analytical and collaboration skills, which will be responsible for coordinating multiple data sets and technical information across functions.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Safety toxicologists and Claims Evaluation teams to coordinate product testing
  • Review concepts, formulas, artwork and documentation for technical accuracy
  • Work closely with designated vendors to deliver strong formulations for successful product launch: initiate formula review, confirm formula entry, assure quality and conformity of formulas, implement risk mitigation plans, monitor stability reports and obtain technical data required by R&I partners
  • Work in collaboration with vendors’ formulation team and internal micro, safety, and regulatory teams to assure robust formulations that will pass L’Oréal and industry standards.
  • Communicate with technical and non-technical partners (such as Project Managers, Product Development, Marketing, Legal etc.) to assure R&I and Brand requirements are met
  • Track and maintain awareness of NYX and Urban Decay product development projects and respective timelines. Under minimal supervision, manage multiple projects and priorities with varying complexity
  • Possibly have direct report(s) to manage, mentor, and grow
  • Understand protocols and results of claims studies including but not limited to consumer perception, hydration, wear, and waterproof to effectively translate and present claims results and insights to business users at various management levels.
  • Stay abreast of global regulations affecting marketing product verbiage and product positioning
  • Create, Review and issue documentation for existing and new products.
  • Provide management, internal labs, and support teams with information regarding the NYX and Urban Decay brand, status of projects, and product information, as well coordinate and follow up on general requests.
  • Maintain a strong relationship with vendors to ensure product quality in a timely fashion
  • Identify raw materials and technologies suitable for product development concepts from either in house or vendors.
  • Present technical R&I information to a variety of audiences including R&I, marketing and vendor partners
  • Work closely with designated cross-functional teams to help objectify sufficient data and provide formulation support for claim validation
  • Work in collaboration with other Open Development scientists to lead and/or support projects that are more complex to maintain and improve departmental processes or support operational needs
  • Provide mentorship and training to Vendors and support groups

Job Requirements:

  • Must have a strong cosmetics formulation background in all categories, especially makeup: lipstick, foundations, eye makeup, hot pours, emulsions and suspension
  • Effective communication skills to work with experts and non-experts alike, both orally and in writing
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering or related science is required.
  • Required 5+ years of progressive experience in the cosmetics industry with a focus in formulation and/or creation of color cosmetics. Preference for someone with a hybrid background with formulation and other category such as regulatory, claims, product development, engineering

Job Details:

Company: L’Oréal

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: El Segundo, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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