• Chemist

    Job Locations US-FL-Cutler Bay/ Miami
    ID
    2019-1066
    Category
    Operations
    Type
    Full-Time
  • Company Overview

    A vibrant company culture founded on the pillars of family, gratitude, and service. A portfolio of international brands dedicated to innovation in the personal beauty industry. A diverse team of talented professionals, united in their vision of achievement and growth. Welcome to Alcora.
     
    Built upon the foundation of four brands united in purpose—L’EUDINE Global, MONAT, Project Beauty and B&R Products, Inc.—Alcora is perfectly positioned to lead the beauty and wellness industries in Latin America, North America, and beyond for decades to come. With its headquarters and manufacturing facilities located in the spectacular city of Miami, Alcora boasts an energetic, exciting corporate culture and a family of passionate professionals who thrive on the pursuit of excellence.
     
    Some of the employee benefits we offer in Alcora are:
     
    *100% paid vision and dental coverage for employees
    *Paid time off                           
    *Paid holidays
    *Matching 401k                
    *Relocation assistance
     

    Job Summary

    Personal Care Lab and Manufacturer is looking for an experienced and creative chemist with strengths in development of skincare, haircare and beauty products. This position is responsible for a wide range of personal care formulations, QA, and stability testing procedures. Ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge and experience in haircare/skincare/beauty product development and production.

    The ideal candidate will have experience in formulating natural and organic skincare and beauty products and will be knowledgeable in organic and natural criteria for certifications. Candidate will have excellent time management skill, regulatory knowledge or ability to find information on the raw materials and/or finished product/packaging used worldwide; and carry out necessary documentation.

    Responsibilities

    • Accept new Research and Development projects, source raw materials needed, and be clear and responsive to project manager.
    • Formulate new products following manager’s instructions in a timely manner.
    • Enhance existing personal care formulations and optimize final formulation.
    • Maintain contact with current raw material suppliers and initiate relationships with new raw material suppliers, keeping quality and cost as a priority.
    • Establish bulk and Finish Product specifications.
    • Make changes to batch records and keep track of all findings.
    • Author/review R&D Product Development Reports.
    • Create Proposed Master Batch and Fill records.
    • Keep detailed records of all work in writing.
    • Follow up and keep track on all testing necessary for batch release.
    • Work independently and have excellent time management skill to meet project deadlines.
    • Contribute to and facilitate gathering data for regulatory filings.
    • Other responsibilities as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Team working skills are imperative. Working in a lab with other chemists to ensure full compliance standards.
    • Project management skills are integral to see through an Research and Development project from start to finish.
    • Candidate must have at least 3-5 years of formulation experience.
    • Work independently and have excellent time management skills to meet project deadlines.
    • Strong written and verbal communication.
    • Critical thinker, problem solver and decision maker. 
    • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. 
    • Experience in haircare/skincare/beauty product preferred but not required