Función del empleo: Quality

Tipo de puesto: Permanent

Tipo de empleo: Full - Time

Localización: Clark, NJ

País: USA

Job Title Sr. Analytical Chemist

Division: Consumer Products Division

Location: Clark, NJ

Reports To:  Director – Industrial Quality


Who We Are: 

For more than a century, L’Oréal has devoted its energy, innovation, and scientific excellence solely to one business: Beauty. Our goal is to offer each person around the world the best of beauty in terms of quality, efficacy, safety, sincerity, and responsibility to satisfy all beauty needs and desires in their infinite diversity.


At L'Oréal Operations, we create innovative, inclusive, and sustainable beauty together with our business partners by designing, developing, sourcing, manufacturing, and distributing over 6 billion products globally every year. We support over 36 brands across four L’Oréal divisions. We are consumer-oriented, and we act responsibly all along the value chain. Come join our dynamic team!


What You Will Learn:

The Senior Analytical Chemist will work on raw material diversifications to provide savings and to secure our raw material portfolio. This role will assist L’Oreal plants and CM’s with technical expertise, and will work with 3rd party outside labs on quote and results review.


  • Perform various analytical wet chemistry and instrumental tests on raw materials, such as specific gravity, viscosity, potentiometric titrations, water content, Gas Chromatography, and FTIR.
  • Perform testing of final product using HPLC and various physio- chemical methods used for stability and behavior studies on the bulk part  
  • Evaluate and compare the analytical results of reference and candidate raw materials to validate whether these materials are equivalent.
  • Apply existing test methods and procedures to complete the required analytical testing.
  • Apply analytical chemistry knowledge to find a creative way to analyze specific parameters when existing test methods are not relevant.
  • Troubleshoot instruments and thoroughly investigate out-of-specifications results.
  • Maintain accurate records, reports, spreadsheets, entry and maintenance of electronic notebooks and communicate the results to the supervisor on a regular basis.
  • Coordinate with other chemists to ensure that supplies are stocked, and equipment is maintained and calibrated.
  • Maintain safe, clean work area and adhere to the L'Oréal's policies and procedures.
  • Observe Good Laboratory Practices.
  • Other duties as instructed by manager and the demands of the business


What We Are Looking For:

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or related physical science with 6-8 years' experience OR master’s degree in chemistry with 3-6 years’ experience in the field of analytical chemistry.
  • Strong organizational skills to manage the documentation, and information as needed on each project.


What’s In It For You:

  • Competitive Benefit Package (Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Pension Plan)
  • Hybrid Work Policy (3 Days in Office, 2 Days Work from Home)
  • Flexible Time Off (Paid Company Holidays, Paid Vacation, Vacation Buy Program, Volunteer Time, Summer Fridays & More!)
  • Access to Company Perks (VIP Access to L’Oréal’s Internal Shop for Discounted Products, Monthly Mobile Allowance)
  • Learning & Development Opportunities for Career Progression (Unlimited Access to E-learnings, Lunch & Learn Sessions, Mentorship Programs, & More!)
  • Employee Resource Groups (Think Tanks and Innovation Squads)
  • Access to Mental Health & Wellness Programs

Don’t meet every single requirement? At L'Oréal, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and innovative workplace. If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with the qualifications listed in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways! You may just be the right candidate for this or other roles!


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and take pride in a diverse environment. We would love to find out more about you as a candidate and do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other legally protected status.

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