R&D Sr. Chemist - Personal Care

Conoga Park, CA

Posted: 02/23/2023 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 298.20SS Pay Rate: 85,000 - 120,000 Remote Friendly: Experience:

Job Description

R&D Sr. Chemist

The R&D Sr. Chemist will have the following responsibilities:

  • Manage projects and assignments independently from inception to completion
  • Manage multiple projects and meet deadlines via excellent time management skills and prioritization
  • Prepare submissions based on weekly schedule
  • Compile and analyze test result to make improvement in all aspect of formulation development from lab to production and able to make recommendation based on research
  • Maintain accurate real time entries on lab notebooks ensuring accuracy and completeness
  • Collect scientific data and communicate technical information to project managers
  • Ensure product stability and able to troubleshoot if problems occur
  • Issue ingredient listing and product specifications as required
  • Create and update SOP as they relate to Research and Development
  • Adjust batches and validate specifications as necessary
  • Assist in training and mentoring lower chemist positions to promote active advancement
  • Maintain housekeeping in conformance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) standards
  • Flexible and willing to perform other duties as needed (fill lab batches into components, prepare evaluation sheets and labels)
  • Oversee / supervise pilot and first three (if needed) production batches throughout the manufacturing process
  • Calibrate R&D Lab Equipment as needed
  • Attend cosmetic seminars and meetings
  • Perform other duties and assignments as instructed by R&D Management
  • Assist R&D Management with company audits or in preparation of audits

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Steve Sapita at ssapita@cps4jobs.com.

JO:  298.20SS

Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry and/or Biochemistry, or related science field
  • At least 8 years’ experience as an R&D Chemist in the personal care industry
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Computer skills

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Steve Sapita at ssapita@cps4jobs.com.

JO:  298.20SS

Meet Your Recruiter

Steve Sapita
Section Manager - Lab Industrial

SPECIALTIES:  All Industrial Research & Development Laboratory related positions including: Formulation Chemist; Synthetic Chemist; R & D Leadership; Analytical Chemistry; Technical Service; Regulatory; Project Mangers; Process Chemistry; Environmental and Health; Quality Positions; Material Scientist. 

EXPERIENCE:  My area of specialty includes: Coatings, Adhesives, Sealants, Specialty Chemicals, Building Materials, Polymers, Petrochemical, Agrochemical; Surface Cleaners; Ink; Surfactants; Resins. 

The levels of candidates that I place include Chemists; Sr Chemists; Innovation; Directors; Quality Professionals; Technical Service Professionals; Production Supervisors; EHS Specialists; Scientist; Regulatory Professionals; and Laboratory Support Personnel.  

I’M IN THIS BUSINESS BECAUSE:  There’s no better feeling than helping someone realize their potential by assisting them in advancing their career.  I love making that connection!  My goal is to consistently build long lasting relationships with both my clients and my applicants.

CLIENTS CAN COUNT ON ME BECAUSE:  I pride myself on the quality of my work and I truly CARE about their needs.  The better I know them, the better my understanding is as to who would fit their needs.

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