|Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits + Relocation Assistance||Location: Dublin, Ireland||Job No: YM11321|
Veblen has been appointed to recruit a Principal Scientist to join the R&D function of a major international cosmetics company. The brand is ever-expanding, operates in over 60 countries worldwide and offers a range of high-quality skincare, wellness, fragrance and colour & personal care cosmetics, all based on natural ingredients.
The R&D function is a team of dedicated scientists that study cosmetic product performance. The purpose of the role is to support the growth of new technologies and innovations within formulation science to deliver the technology strategy. Additional duties will include:
Accountable for the delivery of Active Ingredients Technology projects from internal or external supplier, identifying risks, implementing contingency plans through Project Management best practice
Responsible for supporting innovation program by proposing ideas and concepts, and leading new technology projects highlighted in the Innovation process
Build expertise and credibility within technology formulation
Supervise workload and technical growth of graduate chemists/interns ensuring delivery of projects according to Project Management best practice
Support Formulation Technology Manager to enhance team dynamics and act as deputy in his absence
Educated to Degree level in Biological science, Chemistry, Pharmacology, Cosmetic Science or related discipline
Strong experience of working in a similar role in the cosmetic/pharmaceutical industry
Proven track record of developing Skin Care formulations from the first principle
Good communication skills and experience in tailoring communications to meet the
Experience in Project Management
This is an exceptional opportunity to join an expanding global company that is creating next-generation products. Alongside the generous salary, benefits of the appointed Principal Formulation Chemist will include a relocation package, free products, free parking, health and life insurance and a pension.