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Formulation Chemist

Post Date:Jan 03, 2018Type:Full-Time
Start Date:1/3/2018Salary:
Location:US-NJ-Holmdel Job Reference:17-43875

Job Description:

Job Description

We are in need of a senior level  Formulation Chemist for one of our contract manufacturing clients in the Holmdel Park area of New Jersey. The Formulation Chemist is responsible for supporting the Research and Development Laboratory activities for projects as directed for the purpose of achieving new and existing product goals.


  • 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 10-20 projects a week, while providing technical support to other chemists

  • Monitor batch shelf life stability

  • Understand customer restriction and regulations

  • Calibrate and validate all lab equipment

  • Perform other duties as needed or assigned


  • 6 years lab/formulation experience

  • B.S. Chemistry or similar

  • Technical knowledge of chemicals and their functionality to develop and prepare personal care and color products

  • Knowledge and use of Brookfield viscometers, pH meter, pychnometers, 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 

  • Global formulation skills 

  • Computer Skills including Microsoft Office, CTFA and AS400 preferred.


RECRUITER: Roxanne Hansen

JOB ID: 147-43875

Qualified Candidates should submit cover letter including full salary history for consideration. Our client will NOT consider profiles without salary information

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