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Apex Life Sciences

Formulation Chemist

Post Date:Dec 27, 2017Type:Full-Time
Start Date:12/27/2017Salary:
Location:US-CA-Sun Valley Job Reference:803249

Job Description:

Apex Life Sciences is looking for a Formulation Chemist for a well-known personal care company in the greater LA area!

Formulation Chemist

This person would be responsible for the development, formulation and color matching of color cosmetic make-up products. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Color matching of color cosmetic products according to marketing brief
  • Development of new formulas according to marketing brief
  • Developing batches from scratch[LP1] [LP2] 
  • Create innovative products to be introduced into the cosmetic market
  • Improvement of the existing formulas that are currently being used
  • Able to evaluate formulas, interpret results and communicate discrepancies directly to facilitate timely corrections
  • Maintain clear and accurate records to all formulas, procedures, results and actions
  • Contribute to routine laboratory housekeeping and miscellaneous day-to-day operations of the laboratory
  • Meet with suppliers of raw materials
  • Knowledge of and ability to learn a variety of raw materials and interpret their technical data sheet and MSDS
  • Easily interacting and collaborating with team members
  • Strictly adhering to a cGMP environment, keeping a lab notebook and following lab procedures with attention to detail
  • Must be able to work until project is completed.
  • Any other task assigned by supervisor or management.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Ability to formulate.
  • Ability to calibrate lab equipment.
  • Knowledge of rules and regulation (FDA, CTFA, PCPC) for formulation.
  • Knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP).
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Possess strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in team environment.
  • Must be able to work on a flexible schedule and be punctual.
  • Knowledge of ingredient listing.
  • Assist other Lab staff.

Physical Requirements

Prolonged standing; walking intra- and interdepartmentally as needed; repetitive motion; proficiency in the reading, writing and speaking of the English language



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Apex Life Sciences

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