Sr. Chemist - Cosmetic Industry

Dermaceutical Laboratories LLC - Teterboro, NJ (30+ days ago)

Senior Chemist- Personal Care and Cosmetics

We’re looking for a Senior Chemist with solid formulations experience in the personal care or cosmetics industry. The Senior Chemist is responsible for supporting the Research and Development Laboratory activities for cosmetic and personal care projects as directed for the purpose of achieving corporate goals.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

Primary responsibilities are:

  • Develop and prepare personal care and/or color products
  • Understand the needs and restrictions from the customer and develop formulas accordingly
  • Ability to color match all formula types
  • Prepare Specifications for all products developed
  • Maintain laboratory notebook, including critical processing details and observations
  • Multi-task to handle numerous projects weekly, while providing technical support to other chemists.
  • Monitor batch shelf life stability
  • Understand customer restriction and regulations
  • Perform other duties as needed or assigned
  • Ability to collaborate with management to lead and direct junior chemist and lab technicians.


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required for his/her position.

  • Bachelor Degree of Science in Chemistry, or other related field.
  • Minimum of 4-6 years’ experience in personal care or cosmetics formulations
  • Technical knowledge of chemicals and their functionality to develop and prepare personal care and color products
  • Knowledge and use of Brookfield viscometers, pH meter, pycnometers, mixers, hotplates
  • Ability to understand processing procedures, fill weights, formula cost implications, ingredient lists, and OTC products in order to be well rounded in the capacity of formulation skills
  • Knowledge of OTC guidelines/monographs

Job Type: Full-time

  • Personal Care or Cosmetics Formulations: 4 years

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time


  • cosmetic formuation: 4 years (Preferred)