Develop novel Lip products with identified raw materials and technology by designing the formula around materials to fully explore the potential consumer perceivable benefits.
Develop an in-depth knowledge of cosmetic formulation spaces with a keen ability to anticipate challenges and generate a strategic plan to assess.
Work closely with Innovative Raw Materials Department and suppliers to identify new raw materials and new technology with potential benefits for lip applications.
Put in place a patent strategy that will safeguard the formula and technology invented.
Work closely with application domain and development lab to ensure a smooth transition of new products and technologies.
Independently prepare regular progress reports providing a clear overview of project status to senior management and colleagues at different geographic locations within the company.
Work closely with project management office team to ensure proper communication of key decision points, blocking points and delays to management and support teams.
Maintain good knowledge of competitor’s patent environments and close awareness of consumer need gap and marketing trends.
You Have . . .
A Ph.D. in Polymer Science, Surface and Colloid Science, Materials Science, Chemical Engineering or Physical Chemistry, with 1-2 years postdoc experience or work experience (Formulation experience is a plus). Or Bachelor or Master degree in materials science, polymer science, chemistry, physics with 5+ years of experience in the field of cosmetics formulations.
A Knowledge of film formers, emulsion, adhesion and materials characterization is a plus. Experience with instrumentations such as DSC, DMA, TGA, Rheometer, FTIR, SEM is also a plus.
Foreign language skills in French or Japanese is a plus.
L'Oréal S.A. is an international personal care company headquartered in Clichy, Hauts-de-Seine with a registered office in Paris. It is the world's largest cosmetics company and has developed activities in the field concentrating on hair colour, skin care, sun protection, make-up, perfume, and hair care.