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OPEN JOB: SENIOR SCIENTIST - HAIR CARE - Connecticut - to $97,000

Darien, CT
LOCATION: Darien, Connecticut
***Relocation Available
SALARY: $80,000.00 - $97,000.00
Industry: Manufacturing & Production
Job Category: Manufacturing - Product Development

  • The role of the Sr. Scientist is to develop hair related products requested by Marketing, Sales and Supply Chain Managers with a low level of supervision and direction from Supervisor.
  • Serves as the technical resource for the brands by providing them exclusive, unique innovation as well as technical insights.
  • This role’s responsibilities encompass the complete product development process from concept generation and discussion with brand team to implementation in alignment with Marketing, Sales, Supply Chain Managers.
  • Keeping up-to-date with the latest raw material innovations, formulation techniques, and testing methodologies; presenting project status and testing results to various groups; and compiling product dossier that evaluate regulatory restrictions, claims, freedom to operate and patentability, and quality/trial checks.
  • Formulate new prototypes and develop new technologies in order to create new or to improve existing hair related products. In case of external product development
  • Execute and coordinate innovation through external R&D sources. Both approaches might involve work with other R&D groups, suppliers and outside research institutes.
  • Acts as a mentor to junior group members.
  • Engages in research activities to develop innovative technology and application in products.
  • Background in developing, formulating hair or skin care products is required.
  • Minimum of a BS or MS in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related field, 5+ years experience working in formulations lab and performing quality testing procedures
  • Project management experience is preferred
  • Must have knowledge of technical information of hair care formulations
  • Ability to effectively translate technical into non-technical communication
  • Ability to be both creative and process oriented in support of driving innovation and execution
  • Self-motivated, organized and ability to prioritize workload
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and computer skills are necessary.
  • Strong presentation, organizational and interpersonal skills are critical.
  • Demonstrated teamwork and leadership skills.
  • Ability to travel 15 % of time.

If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity, please respond back and include the following:
  • MS WORD Resume
  • required compensation.
  • Contact information.
  • Availability
Upon receipt, one of our managers will contact you to discuss the position in full detail.

Recruiting Manager

EMAIL: jdenmark@intermediagroup.com
LINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jasondenmark

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