Color Chemist - Powder/Liquids

  • Location
    Chatsworth, California
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Engineering - Scientist

Color Chemist - Powders/Liquids

Adecco M&S has a fantastic opportunity for a Cosmetic Formulation Chemist. This is a direct hire position at a top cosmetic company in the San Fernando Valley. If you are looking for an environment that encourages great attitudes, with a company that leads the industry, please check this out!

Duties and Responsibilities

Responsible for independently identifying and developing innovative and consumer-relevant technology and formulas
Experiment on the bench with raw materials, emulsification systems, processing techniques, and formulation in traditional and/or non-conventional creative approaches
Explore and pursue innovation to integrate into new products
Create product specifications for new formulations, modified formulae or existing formulae
Anticipate and identify scale-up and commercialization issues for new products and formulations
Conduct root cause analysis to determine formula parameters and solve stability issues
Work in a close knit team environment collaborating with Sales and Manufacturing
Make critical observations, solve problems, and proactively make decisions in pursuing the direction of projects
Develop industry network that can be leveraged to enable the innovation process, including participation in industry organizations such as SCC and developing relationships with raw material suppliers
Knowledgeable with international regulatory and be able to prepare documentation & communicate with International agencies QA / QC External/ Internal Audit Product Review/Release Technical Writer.
Good oral and written communication skills
Document Control/Batch Records / Change Control
Cosmetic ingredient knowledge, INCI
Must have Microsoft Professional edition software skills
Must have project management skills Knowledge of cGMP in cosmetic products.
Knowledge of FDA, EPA, and State regulation for cosmetic and OTC drugs.
All other duties as assigned

Education/Experience/Minimum Requirements
· BS in Chemistry or equivalent years OR relative experience
· 4+ years hands on formulation experience or equivalents with Powder based products. Additional experience with Liquids a PLUS!
· Color Experience
· Experience working with and an understanding of scientific method in a lab environment

If you are interested in this Cosmetic Formulation Chemist job in Los Angeles, CA then please click APPLY NOW. For other opportunities available at Adecco Medical and Science go to If you have questions about the position or would like more information please contact Randy Williamson at 858-812-2601 or by email at

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