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Formulation Chemist/Sr, Formulation Chemist Location: King of Prussia, PA

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  • Posted: 22 June 2022
  • Job Description

    Formulation Chemist/Sr, Formulation Chemist
    Location: King of Prussia, PA

    Our client is seeking a Formulation Chemist. In this role, you will be responsible for a variety of formulation and laboratory development of Personal Care products, experimentation, sample preparation, and basic testing projects, as well as managing laboratory inventory and other related and similar responsibilities. You will join an innovative and entrepreneurial team.

    Key Responsibilities:
    • Above all, comply with all safety policies, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), and internal protocols
    • Perform the following tasks as directed by supervisor:
    varied multi-task formulation, experiment, reverse-engineer formulation, and testing for multiple custom projects
    o Make daily lab batches
    o Perform, monitor, and document stability testing o Write reports and summaries
    • Maintain detailed and organized records of formulation developments and experiments
    • Keep the laboratory and lab supplies organized and ready to use
    • Calibrate and clean glassware, utensils, and equipment
    • Keep up to date with relevant scientific and technical developments and trends
    • Report to Director of Innovation
    Key Competencies and Requirements:
    • Associate’s or Bachelor’s (preferred) degree required, preferably in chemistry, biochemistry,
    pharmacology or similar technical field
    • Experience in personal care and cosmetics (preferred), food, pharma, or chemical formulation
    • Good technical foundation in one or more of: emulsions, surfactants, soaps, suspensions, gels,
    ointments, pastes, pressed powders, sticks, powders, solutions, or accelerated shelf-life studies
    • Experience with natural formulations for skin care and hair care is highly desirable
    • Familiar with scales, mixers, pH meters, viscometers, centrifuge, high-shear homogenizers, and other
    formulation/quality control equipment
    • Familiar with Good Laboratory Practices and scientific principles
    • Ability to identify, fine tune, and troubleshoot problems with formulations
    • Ability to record, document, and duplicate procedures
    • Competency with Microsoft software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, etc.)
    • Perform basic calculations (e.g.: adding, subtracting, division, multiplication, percentages, weights, unit
    • Team player who also has demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision and prioritize
    conflicting demands in a fast-paced environment
    • Sense of urgency and timeliness in completing projects
    • Ability to (and comfortable with) follow instructions, while also being a self-starter
    • Reliable, flexible, and adaptable
    • Attention to accuracy and detail
    • Ability to manage and preserve the confidentiality of all technical information, processes, data, and
    intellectual property
    • Fluent in English

    More About the Company
    We are leaders in plant ingredient innovation, using water to unlock the technology hidden within plants. We have developed a proprietary platform technology to transform plants into new and unique ingredients with immense functionality in many applications. Our current focus is on our start up DTC skin care products. These sustainable, upcycled products support the health and wellness of our customers while also supporting the wellness of the earth.
    We have a collaborative, team-oriented culture that is passionate about bringing our plant innovation technology to commercial fruition and delivering the upcycled wellness products that today’s consumers are demanding. Our headquarters are located in King of Prussia, PA and we have manufacturing operations in Rome, NY and Kennesaw, GA.
    Excellent base salary (depending on education and experience levels) plus an annual performance bonus. We provide competitive benefits, including stock options, 401k (with company match), life insurance, disability coverage, and health, dental, vision, FSA and HSA.

    Please contact Yelena Zolotarsky at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it./973-432-6846