Formulation Chemist

A Formulation Chemist job in Chatsworth, CA is available through Adecco Medical and Science. You must have your Bachelors degree in Chemistry or related field and at least 3 years experience in the cosmetic product development. You will be responsible for formulating all types of hair care and body care products including gels, pomades, creams, shampoos, conditioners, body wash, hand soaps and OTC formulations.
Formulation Chemist job responsibilities include:

Understand emulsions, polymers and surfactant technology, hair and skin physiology and general cosmetic technology as well as formulation techniques
Manage scale of bench formulas, including a documented manufacturing process, draft and complete actual manufacturing process documents for customer and compounding purposes
Support production on first production runs and quality with formula adjustments as required
Maintain close relationship with sales, marketing, manufacturing to streamline the development process
Establish relationships with suppliers
Assist in customer service with technical calls to customers
Maintain laboratory notebook
Research new products, chemicals and competitor products for new business opportunities
Conducts tracks all required performance and stability tests, interprets, records and reports results.
Actively maintains knowledge about the most current technical and industry trends
Understanding of the global regulatory requirements
Other responsibilities as assigned by the R&D Management.


BS in Chemistry or related field with at least 3 years experience in cosmetic product development
Prior experience in a private label contract manufacturer desirable
In depth knowledge of advanced principles of cosmetic science
Ability to formulate and test product formulations.
Possess good product knowledge.
Flexibility to work special schedules as required to satisfy job requirements
Ability to work with minimum supervision.
English communication skills appropriate to the job description,
Ability to communicate in Spanish is preferable.

If you are interested in this Formulation Chemist job in Chatsworth, 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 Kayla Hanscom at (858) 812-2600 or by email at
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