Domaine: Recherche et Innovation

Type d‘emploi: Temps plein

Ville: New Jersey - Clark

Pays: USA

L’Oréal, the world leader in cosmetics, is synonymous with beauty, innovation and scientific excellence in more than 130 countries. As the leader in the beauty industry, our success is a direct result of our unequaled employees. L’Oréal is always looking for talented and ambitious minds to help build our beauty into something even better. Leadership also means innovation and quality. We offer the most technologically advanced products to our customers and a portfolio of brands in every product category. L’Oréal USA fully encompasses all aspects of beauty for everyone, everywhere.   

                   

Department/Location: Mascara Pre Development                              

 

I.          MAJOR FUNCTION

 

As a Sr. Chemist, you will work in the Pre-Development team to develop innovative and disruptive make up products with proven consumer perceivable benefits. Use your knowledge and experience in film former technologies in order to create disruptive Mascara technologies/products.

Work in a team-oriented environment to identify new technologies with potential benefits and translate the technology into cosmetic products. Interact with various groups within R&I for new product development, product concept testing, and ensure a smooth transition of new products and technology to the development team.

 

II.         PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

 

  • Create new cosmetic products and new technology by designing the formula/technology to fully explore the potential benefits and disrupt the market.
  • Work closely with Innovative Raw Materials Department, Applied Research, suppliers and packaging teams to identify new raw materials and new technology platforms with potential benefits for cosmetic applications.
  • Put in place a patent strategy that will safeguard technology invented.
  • Create concept for the new product
  • Work closely with labs to ensure a smooth transition of new products and technologies.
  • Communicate and present the technology and new products to Marketing and colleagues at different geographic locations and different categories within the company.
  • Develop good knowledge of competitor’s patent environments and close awareness of consumer need gap and marketing trends.

 

  1. JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Masters or PhD in Chemistry, with strong academic background in science, organic chemistry or polymer chemistry. 
  • Excellent knowledge of structure and property relationships.
  • Preferably with a minimum of 5 years experience in cosmetic and personal care industry.
  • Be able to work under pressure and handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Sensitive to various cosmetic products attributes.
  • Creative and self-motivated. Be able to think out of the box and willing to take an extra step to get the job done.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Knowledge of Pigments and Shade Matching a Plus.
  • Foreign language skills such as French is a plus.
  • Authorization to work long term in the U.S. required.



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