Principal Formulation Innovation Chemist (ROI)
Our client is a global cosmetics development and production company based in the Republic of Ireland. They are currently seeking to recruit a Principal Formulation Chemist to join their expanding team.
You will be responsible for supporting the R&D skincare product strategy with the delivery of formulation projects from concept to factory. This will involve working closely with cross-functional new product development teams to develop robust bases for novel product performance claims, utilising ‘formulation banks’ and ensuring the delivery of safe quality products. You will translate marketing briefs, deliver technical reports and utilise existing internal patents for innovative concepts and formulation developments. You will also assist with the budget and be responsible for providing the most cost-effective options for NPD, including the use of raw materials and laboratory supplies.
It is envisaged that the successful candidate with be degree educated or equivalent in Chemistry/Cosmetic Science or similar subject coupled with extensive experience in cosmetics. You will have a proven track record in a formulation development environment along with good project management experience in NPD. Experience in a supervisory role plus excellent communication and problem-solving skills are essential.
You should have thorough technical knowledge of complex skincare formulations and their critical parameters, and experience formulating for asian skin types would be a great advantage
Based: Dublin, Ireland
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