We are a global team of 6000 visionaries, doers, and makers. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, beauty and bonding, confidence and determination.
Develop new and revised sun care formulations to meet marketing plans and regulatory requirements. Take developed and reformulated products from bench to launch by initiating efficacy and safety testing and working with the pilot scale-up and regulated stability teams.
Manages multiple projects/timelines and develop contingency options
Prepare and present effective presentations on project development
Document and interpret data to effectively advance projects
Effectively manage project interface with Marketing and other external groups
Contribute continuous improvement ideas in the areas of innovation, best practices, and quality
Represent company at technical or industry functions
Review competitive technical strategies and provide insight into benchmarking initiatives
Work with Consumer Insights group to proactively integrate consumer understanding into product development
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
DESIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
M.S. degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering with a minimum 4 years skin care / emulsion experience or Ph.D. in Chemistry with a minimum of 2 years skin care / emulsion experience, ideally within a consumer products environment
Strong knowledge of the formulation of sun care/cosmetic products, (O/W emulsions, W/O emulsions, dispersions) including lotions, sprays, gels, sticks.
Thorough understanding of developing and launching an OTC type product; familiarity with sunscreen regulatory elements is a plus
Experience working in a GMP facility
Demonstrated ability to manage and complete projects on time.Experience formulating global sun care and cosmetic products
Practical background in statistical evaluations
Strong knowledge of raw material functions and properties used in the cosmetic industry
Experience in rheology
Understanding of and ability to implement aerosol technologies for skin care formulations
Excellent verbal / written communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to interface with internal and external contacts at all levels.
Excellent organizational, prioritizing and follow up skills. Ability to handle multiple tasks / projects simultaneously.
Detailed knowledge of all lab equipment and procedures ability to modify procedures when necessary.
Experienced with microscopes, viscometers, pH meters, and lab scale mixers
Experience screening emulsions under accelerated stability conditions
Experience using solar simulators and Labspheres to screen sunscreen prototypes
Ability to work well under pressure, with minimal supervision.
Ability to think and act independently and make sound decisions.
Knowledge of patent art, and the ability to read, understand and explain patents is a plus.
Ability to travel. The position may require travel to contract manufacturing sites, vendors, industry meetings, and external seminars.
Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.
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