Chemist I in Plymouth, MN at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 2/13/2018

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Job Description

Applications Chemist

Plymouth, MN

Duration: 3 months

Hours: 8:00am – 5:00p, Mon-Fri

**Preferred experience: Cosmetics, formulations, Formulation development, Personal care.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Execute hands-on laboratory work by developing skin care, hair care and oral care products following good laboratory practices.
  • Conduct studies and testing for understanding properties and interactions of raw materials. Interpret results of laboratory studies conducted.
  • Maintain thorough and accurate documentation and reports.
  • Set product specifications and write manufacturing procedures
  • Conduct stability testing and other evaluation techniques based studies for efficacy assessment of raw materials.
  • Comply with rules on EHS (environment, health and safety) and food safety.
  • Maintain and up-keep of the laboratory following processes.
  • Maintain the raw materials library which will involve ordering raw materials, putting-in the chemical inventory system, maintaining paper-work and keeping tab on expiry dates.
  • Set-up procedures for operating instruments, set up testing methods on instruments, design test protocols and record results

Minimum Education Required: Science Bachelor’s Degree

Additional Preferred Experience/Qualifications:

  • Experience in Personal Care Industry
  • Formulation, development of cosmetic products
  • Experience in writing SOPs/protocols/reports/procedures

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