Sr. R&D Chemist in Countryside, IL at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 8/8/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/8/2018
  • Job ID:
    875122

Job Description


Key Aspects of R&D Chemist: Apex Life Sciences has an immediate opening for a Senior R&D Chemist in the Countryside, IL area! The ideal candidate will have prior experience working with personal care and cosmetic formulation. Core responsibilities will include maintaining and logging inventory levels, creating new product formulas, and leading associate level chemists. 

If interested in this opportunity, send a resume to Susan Ortiz, Technical Recruiter at sortiz@apexlifesciences.com and reference Job Number 875122.

Company Details: Growing personal care company looking to bring on a Senior R&D Chemist who can help lead new projects and formulations as the site expands.

Environment: Close-knit team-- growing structure that still has family oriented feel on site. Excellent for people looking to grow in a team environment.

Compensation & Benefits: 60K- 75K

Great permanent placement opportunity with excellent benefits!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain R&D raw material inventory which includes coordination of chemical requests as well as logging and removing expired raw materials as need 
  • Liaison with the Analytical Lab for finished product and raw material standards 
  • Submit completed batch requirements to the micro and stability labs
  • Prepare and ship bulk submission samples as required by customer account 
  • Assist in maintaining daily lab tasks as needed 
  • Direct liaison for designated customer account 
  • Ability to interact successfully in cross-functional teams and with external vendors/suppliers 
  • Work with team on creation of innovative prototypes and presentations to be presented to client base
  • Compile and support certain regulatory aspects
  • Apply FDA regulations applicable to cosmetic and OTC preparations 

Qualifications:

  • BS Degree in Chemistry or Biology 
  • 5+ years minimum experience in personal care developing products with specific formulation knowledge (emulsions, surfactants, gels, serums)
  • Proven history of development of own formulation ideas, industry creativity, innovation, and solutions for complex issues
  • Leadership in a team environment
  • Travel will be required to support customer and senior management when needed 
  • Strong ability to manage multiple projects in a fast paced environment
  • Knowledge of cGMP and GLP 

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. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.

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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. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.

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. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.