Cosmetica Laboratories INC.

Position: Senior Formulation Chemist

Position Status: Full-Time


Purpose and Scope:

To assist the Research and Innovation (R&I) Centre with development of new and innovative products and other research and development related duties.


  • Development of new and innovative products in colour cosmetics and personal care
  • Research into new and innovative raw materials and technologies for development of new products
  • Re-engineering of benchmarked products with introduction of innovative and technologically advance raw materials based on project brief
  • Review and/or develop specifications for new products for suitability with existing manufacturing systems and feasibility of other advanced technologies
  • Ability to evaluate technical issues and provide recommendations for corrective actions
  • Preparation and documentation of all experimental lab batches including the procedures and all the applicable test results based on the departmental SOP
  • Work closely with the Technology / Engineering team to provide guidelines for proper scale-up from the lab bench to large scale production
  • Actively participate in client / BDM / PD led discussions re project development
  • Coach and mentor analysts and lab assistants as assigned
  • Assist in various R&I related lab work as required


  • 5+ years of cosmetic formulation work experience in the Cosmetic industry required
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry or related field
  • Excellent technical and practical knowledge of raw materials, their functions and application, and related technologies in the cosmetic field
  • Excellent understanding and working knowledge of analytical instruments for conducting physical/chemical testing for cosmetic applications
  • Good knowledge of manufacturing, quality, product evaluation and handling in a cosmetic industry and GMP environment


Other Skills Required:
  • Must have good colour matching skills
  • Process and detail oriented with GMP and 5S awareness
  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Eccellent communication, organization, and computer skills
  • Must be a team player, creative, highly motivated and flexible with the ability to work in a fast paced environment

*Accommodation: If you advise us of any special requirements, Cosmetica will do our best to provide accommodation for persons with disabilities.

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