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The Estee Lauder Companies Senior Scientist/Engineer in Blaine, Minnesota

Senior Scientist/Engineer

Brand: Aveda


Position Summary:


role will support the Company in maintaining a leadership position in Clean

Beauty and Green Chemistry by looking for ingredient transformation and

secondary sources for ingredients.


role will focus on assisting with locating and testing new innovative

ingredients and technology to be used in base formulations and enabling the

approval of new raw materials

Job Description:

  • Engagein specialized research within an area of technical expertise or a specializedfunction align technical contributions that promote and maintain the Company'sstatus as the leader in the field of Green Chemistry and botanical/plant-basedingredients

  • Leverageopen innovation principles to find alternatives to ingredients in formulations

  • Design,conduct and document research based on topics of special interest to R&Dmanagement

  • Interactwith senior R&D management to troubleshoot, explain and demonstratefindings

  • Researchnew directions and ideas through examination of scientific literature andinteraction with other scientists and members of the professional community

  • Partnerwith existing suppliers of raw materials

  • Maintainownership of ingredient initiatives and collaborate with other groups inR&D

  • Trackand own relationship with raw material management team to help qualify new rawmaterials

  • Completespecial projects as assigned by senior management


Minimum Education Level: Bachelor’s degree in Science

Minimum Years of Experience: 5

Additional Job Specifications:

  • Indepth knowledge of cosmetic formulations and raw materials within the cosmetic/beauty/healthindustry.

  • Knowledgeof botanicals or green chemistry principles

  • Knowledgeregarding supply chain/manufacturing

  • Knowledgeof open innovation

  • Priorexperience in Supplier/Relationship Management

  • Strong customer service skills withan emphasis on the ability to develop positive internal and externalprofessional relationships.

  • Exceptional project managementskills must include time management and the ability to organize andprioritize all tasks and projects assigned.

  • Proven ability to work with minimalsupervision.

  • Maintains full understanding ofbusiness processes.

  • Excellent communication andmulti-tasking skills.

  • Knowledge of Windows, includingExcel, Outlook and Word programs, & database systems

  • Expertise in industry bestpractices.

Job: Research & Development

Primary Location: Americas-US-MN-Blaine

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Job Number: 1913042

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