|Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits + Relocation Assistance||Location: Dublin, Ireland||Job No: YM11322|
Veblen has been appointed to recruit a Principal Formulation Innovation Chemist 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 Principal Formulation Technology Chemist will develop complex formulations integrating the latest ingredients and novel technologies to deliver breakthrough consumer experiences for the company Strategic Markets. Additional duties will include:
Creating technical advancements in multiple skincare technologies and prioritising the use of sustainable and natural ingredients to strengthen and evolve the Skincare Formulation Library
Seek out opportunities to translate technology trends into strategic business projects within Formulation Development
Contributing towards the innovation culture within the organisation
Build partnerships with ingredient suppliers and other external collaborators and act as an industry expertise through creation of scientific material and presenting at conferences and events
Design the formulation and formulation delivery plan
Educated to Degree level in Biological science, Chemistry, Pharmacology, Cosmetic Science or related discipline
The candidate is expected to have a broad understanding of material trends in the cosmetics industry to propose new skincare formulation/technologies, focusing on consumer needs and gaps within current portfolio.
Thorough technical knowledge of complex skincare formulations and their critical parameters
Extensive knowledge of cosmetic ingredients, specifically natural and sustainable ingredients
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.