Position Summary: This is an entry level research position in hair color formulation This position will require a motivated individual that demonstrates strong collaboration and communication skills. Daily activities includes researching raw materials, bench formulation work, analytical instrumentation, analysis and stability work on hair color formulations This testing includes standard test methods and evaluation of performance of hair color attributes. Also responsible for data entry, documentation and informing appropriate personnel of critical issues when necessary. Will interact directly with chemists, technicians and management.
Carry out formulation using new ingredients to demonstrate preliminary viability of new ingredients, protocols and technologies, and monitor the stability of such formulas
Assist in development of prototype formulations with appropriate R&D product formulator(s)
Coordinate product testing by preparing samples for various labs such as safety, microbiology, and claims, and organize the data obtained from such testing
Maintain a detailed laboratory notebook that documents progress of experiments and projects.
Provide written and graphical summaries of your methods, results and conclusions on a consistent basis.
Research and source novel raw materials and technologies that meet Aveda's mission
Interact with external departments (Marketing, PD, QA, Education) when necessary
Learn and be able to use computer systems available to R&D for formula and data management, requesting tests
Various lab duties including housekeeping and supply maintenance
Other duties may be assigned
Minimum Education Level: University Degree (BA
or BS) in Chemistry or related field
Additional Job Specifications:
Ability to learn operation of scientific instruments and applicable
software. Follow Good Laboratory
Practices and other regulations where applicable. Will also be required to run wet chemistry /
physical attribute tests. Good scientific
knowledge is required. Position requires excellent communication skills to
discuss and/or explain test results to management. Proficiency with typical office software required.
Formulation experience preferred.
Job: Research & Development
Primary Location: Americas-US-MN-Blaine
Job Type: Standard
Shift: 1st (Day) Shift
Job Number: 200456
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. It is Company's policy not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances. The Company will endeavor to provide a reasonable accommodation consistent with the law to otherwise qualified employees and prospective employees with a disability and to employees and prospective employees with needs related to their religious observance or practices. Should you wish to apply for this position or any other position with the Company and you believe you require assistance to complete an application or participate in an interview, please contact USApplicantAccommodations@Estee.com
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