Color Chemist

  • Location
    Carson , California
  • Category
    Engineering - Scientist
  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire

Bench Color Cosmetics Chemist

Position Summary:

Primarily provide formulation development support in creating and matching color shades in various skin care products. Additional working knowledge in other areas of skin care like emulsion based products and hair care products will be added advantage to candidate.

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Must have 2-3 year of hand on work experience in color cosmetic R&D.
2. Must have sound knowledge of creating and matching color shades in creams and lotions.
3. Must able to create reverse engineering on creams & lotions for color based products.
4. Must be able to understand basic skin care ingredients used in skin care and color cosmetics.
5. Perform day to day lab work/experiments assigned by Chemist/Sr. Chemist.
6. Preparation of samples to be sent out to client for approval on daily basis.
7. Preparation/filling of large amount of samples needed clinical studies.
8. Able to perform routine laboratory tests including but not limited to pH analysis, Viscosity measurement, Specific gravity measurement, percentage solids, fill weight determination.
9. Completing/maintaining the documentation pertaining lab batches/experiments.
10. Preparation of samples for initiating the prelim stability.
11. Able to maintain good documentation and GLP.
12. Help the R&D staff to get raw materials from warehouse for the preparation of lab batches.
13. Maintain the lab equipment calibration and keep them clean as per GLP.
14. Must have knowledge of working with word & excel program.

Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Science.
2 Plus years of hands on work experience in color cosmetic personal care R&D & some experience of manufacturing environment will be added advantage to candidate.
Knowledge of cGMP procedures and knowledge of safety and OSHA regulations.
Fair knowledge of Excel and PC based software skills.
Proactive and team player. On job training for other skills will be provided.

Physical Demands
Sitting 20 % Walking 45 % Standing 35%
Near acuity (clarity of vision at 20 inches or less) Speaking-ordinary speech/English
Hearing-ordinary conversation Fingering-computer keyboard
Work Environment
Office work environment
Exposure to fluorescent lights
No extreme climate or climate variation

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