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Oral Care Formulator

Company: Everbrands, Inc
Location: Garden Grove
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Manage the on-site Laboratory's day-to-day activities (40%): Conduct and manage laboratory testing including shelf-life studies, stability testing, and order other tests from vendors as needed. Identify laboratory and pilot equipment and needs; manage an adequately stocked, safe, and orderly laboratory environment. Perform complex literature searches in support of projects. Perform quantitative and qualitative analysis on raw materials using laboratory experimentation. Formulate raw materials including powder, liquid and gel products to meet ingredient standards and deadlines. Follow industry standards on scientific significance, accuracy, safety and record keeping. Test substances for composition, properties, structures and reactions. Identify testing abnormalities and execute corrective actions. Develop and manage laboratory testing protocols and necessary documentation. Review and sign off on all product batch sheets. Drive the company's research and scientific initiatives (40%): Understand division business strategy, role in the company, and how to relate the strategy to our growing needs, and to the tasks and responsibilities of this position. Provide market relevant technical insight regarding mainstream activities and support our research pipeline program for new to the world and new to the market products. Develop and evaluate new formulations and prototypes correlating the relationship between ingredients and performance; master the functions of ingredients in formulas in order to contribute to market intelligence and pipeline planning and testing. Prepare research proposals including analytical and technical data for developing and testing new or improved products. Optimize formulated ingredients to meet cost objectives and to manage availability of raw materials. Review competitive products and trade publications and prepare reports on comparative tests, raw material information, and educational scopes. Participate in annual budget meetings and company objective meetings to communicate the needs of this position. Report and communicate performance as it relates to formulations (20%): Maintain proper documentation of all experimental procedures and results, including batch records, protocols, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and other manufacturing related documentation. Demonstrate creativity and resourcefulness in proactively identifying and proposing solutions to issues that may arise during product development. Demonstrate scientific leadership potential through professional demeanor with colleagues and customers, as well as execution of commercial projects. Initiate formula entries into EverBrands database and regulatory information system. Provide technical support on product communication and claims to other parts of the business (Marketing, etc.); issue documentation for existing and new products. Prepare technical reports and presentations which summarize procedures, study results, and data interpretation as needed. Investigate and track production issues involving raw materials and archive for future reference Qualifications: 5+ years of experience in cosmetic active and skincare product development Knowledge and/or experience in emulsion theory, design, and processing. Good data and project management skills Great communication (verbal and written), interpersonal, and computer skills Well organized, hard-working, and a team-player. Adaptable and can work in a fast-paced environment Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to share and teach in the area of expertise with experts and non-experts alike. Technical problem solving and critical thinking skills English fluency - speaking and writing. Working knowledge of Spanish highly desirable.Education: A Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, or related field (required)Job Type: Full-timeSchedule: 8 hour shift Monday to FridayAbility to commute/relocate: Garden Grove, CA 92841: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Everbrands, Inc, Garden Grove , Oral Care Formulator, Other , Garden Grove, California

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