Formulations Chemist in Linwood, PA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 8/8/2018

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Job Description

Apex Life Sciences has an exciting project-based opportunity for an experienced Color Matcher for a local cosmetics company.  The ideal candidate will be immediately available to provide support in creating new color formulations.


  • Create new nail enhancement shades using cosmetically compliant pigments. Approach palette systematically, building out variations by ratio adjustments of colorants.
  • Match nail enhancement shades as requested by the marketplace. Review individual objective against established portfolio of colors & adapt recipe to standard.
  • Document development work in detail, including quantifying all experimental recipes through to completion.

Preferred background:

  • Experience in color theory, electronic tools (spectrophotometer, color software) and pigments.
  • Background industries: printing ink, coatings, colorants, plastic master-batches or colored cosmetics.
  • BS Science is preferred with 6 mos-1 year of formulating experience in the Personal Care, Paints, or Inks industry.

Please contact Emily Schaffer at for immediate consideration!

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law.