Loreal Job Opportunities – Associate Scientist

Website L'Oréal

Job Description:

The role of an Associate Scientist within Evaluation Intelligence – Sensory/Expert Science involves building deep technical product knowledge using evaluation methods. This role will use analytical/strategic thinking and collaboration skills to design, execute and deliver testing and results for the different L’Oreal US brands. We are looking for a licensed esthetician to apply products on consumers at our testing facility and provide both objective/numerical and subjective feedback. This role will report into our Clark , New Jersey facility.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Utilizes L’Oreal evaluation software with guidance, setting up, executing and completing studies as needed
  • Analyzes test results, synthesizes the information and writes reports to meet business objectives
  • Supports new, forward thinking evaluation techniques and methodologies for the future of Expert and Sensory evaluation
  • Builds relationships with formulators
  • Trains Specialists and new Associate Scientists as they validate and calibrate in sensory/expert evaluation methods, protocols and rating scales
  • May oversee contractors
  • Responsible for high quality, accurate assessment of formula performance according to sensory/expert methods and protocols in the following categories: skin care products (creams, serums, etc.), makeup removers & cleansing/beauty devices
  • Executes sensory/expert studies, including ensuring clear objectives and instructions, experimental design, recruitment criteria, questionnaire relevancy, quality assurance, formula proposal, analysis
  • Communicates findings to project leaders, as needed
  • Develops strong relationships within cross functional teams; including hybrid testing, partnering with consumer and/or instrumental teams.

Job Requirements:

  • Proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of questionnaire design programs a plus
  • Ability to multi-task, and flexibility a must
  • Self-motivated
  • Interest in personal care industry and associated skincare/makeup/haircare services
  • Experience in technical product testing or cosmetics industry a plus
  • Flexibility to work on multiple projects with a deadline-driven deliverable
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States on a permanent, ongoing basis, without the need for sponsorship now or in the future.
  • Associate degree in related science/social science with 2+ years of beauty industry experience is required
  • Active esthetician license and previous salon, spa or medical spa experience is required
  • High level of passion for consumer centricity during the product development process
  • Excellent team player

Job Details:

Company: L’Oréal

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Clark, NJ, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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