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R&D Formulation Chemist in Brooklyn, NY at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 12/6/2018

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    Brooklyn, NY
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Job Description

R&D Formulation Chemist


  • Support Research & Development of Cosmetic formulations
  • Research new products & processes by conducting experiments involving the composition, structure, properties, relationships, & reactions of matter induced by heat, light, & energy
  • Planning and execution of laboratory formulation projects
  • Marketing and Customer specifications from concept through scale-up and commercialization
  • Development and evaluation of new hair care and personal care products with minimal supervision. 
  • Perform formulation of semi-permanent or permanent hair dyes color systems, dye intermediates, and specially formulated bases and developers
  • Provide formulation assistance, new color development, consultation, product line enhancements or help in solving complex dyeing issues for special applications
  • Work with base materials for dyes are cream and liquid formulations designed for maximum color deposition along with superior conditioning
  • Develop Cosmetic products & processes by conducting Research, Analysis, Experimentation, & Prior Stability Testing
  • Determine product specifications by studying consumer requirements.
  • Determine appropriate & aesthetically pleasing finished products that fulfill requirements of marketability, functionality, and compatibility


  • Masters of Science Degree in Chemistry, preferably Organic, Polymer, Analytical Chemistry or Bachelors in Chemistry with industry experience
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in the cosmetics industry, preferably in the hair care field
  • Extensive knowledge in surfactant chemistry
  • Experience formulating cream, liquid, or gel cosmetics products
  • Proficient use of HPLC,GC,IR, UV-Vis
  • Knowledge of hair color formulation and research preferred

FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION for this position please email your resume to Marshena Moncrieffe at and contact our office at 631-249--5190 regarding the “R&D Formulation Chemist” Position.

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