Formulation Chemist

Cosmetics raw material company seeks experienced formulation chemist

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A bit about us:

Our client is a full-service, chemical distributor. They represent many of the world’s finest manufacturers and supply hundreds of ingredients to manufacturers and formulators across the United States.

Why join us?

Medical Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
PTO
Company-paid holidays

Job Details

POSITION SUMMARY
The Formulation Chemist will assist in the formulation and exploration of various personal care products,
cosmetics, and HI&I products to showcase the application of varied raw materials. The position will also
provide support and technical customer service for internal and external stakeholders.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Assist in the formulation of various personal care, cosmetic, and HI&I products for publication in

notable Personal Care Industry publications and web sites.
  • Coordinate with marketing on publication of formulas providing formula proportions, procedures,

technical names, and specifications.
  • Research raw materials for application and formulation assistance.
  • Support Sales staff as needed by creating samples and trouble shoot formulas for Coast Southwest

customer reports.
  • Reviews data, provides preliminary interpretation and draws conclusions. Proposes next steps and

strategies of development efforts. Reports progress/issues on a timely basis.
  • Conduct basic laboratory and stability testing.
  • Maintains various records and samples with accuracy following the appropriate lifecycle and

retention schedules.
  • Any other duties as directed by supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Cosmetic Science or similar field.
  • 1-3 years of experience in cosmetic formulation
  • Ability to be self-motivated, work independently as well as work well with other employees.
  • Ability to operate laboratory equipment and instruments, such as mixers, viscometers, pH meters,

and homogenizers.
  • Strong working knowledge of various mathematical concepts including fractions, ratios, and

proportions
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret information
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, duties and assignments.
  • Ability to operate manufacturing equipment and to obtain processing knowledge to run a production

batch.
  • Computer literacy (Microsoft Office Suite).
  • Knowledge of SDS, TDS, and batch procedures.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT (PHYSICAL/MENTAL DEMANDS)
The demands of this job include:
  • The physical and mental capacity to effectively perform all essential job duties and responsibilities.
  • Must be able to concentrate on details, work under deadline pressures, apply sound logic and

judgement, and prioritize tasks and responsibilities.
  • Must be able to focus and multi-task in a busy environment and maintain composure in potentially

stressful situations.
  • Maintain effective and professional relationships with executives, staff, customers, vendors and

governmental agencies.
  • Access to and maintenance of confidential and sensitive information.
  • Must undergo and meet company standards for background checks, drug testing and behavioral

assessments.
  • Employee is regularly required to sit, stand and walk.
  • Ability to verbally communicate both in person and via telephone.
  • Ability to utilize various office equipment, including computer, telephone, fax machine and copy

machine.
  • Occasional lifting and/or moving of up to 10 pounds.


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Company
Jobot
Posted
09/11/2021
Type
Full time
Location
Arlington, TX 76000, US