The Estee Lauder Companies Associate Scientist - Origins Skincare in Melville, New York

Associate Scientist - Origins Skincare

Brand: Estée Lauder Companies Corporate Departments


May be responsible for the development of new products, or modifications of existing ones. Will be responsible for the accurate characterization and testing of cosmetic formulae. Is assigned several projects of different degrees of complexity. Ensures the timely completion of product development activities. Supervised by Senior members of the laboratory.

  • Learns the usage of raw materials and the basic fundamentals of the technical development of new products.

  • Learns the process of new product development from laboratory prototype submissions through First Production support.

  • Actively develops commercially feasible new products or modifies existing ones. Projects are of moderate complexity.

  • Assures that all testing to guarantee a marketable final product is on schedule.

  • Determines stability of the formulations and ensures commercial feasibility.

  • Keeps laboratory management informed of project progress. May make project direction recommendations.

  • Stays abreast of developments in the cosmetic field and continues to demonstrate performance improvement.

  • Interfaces with all R&D departments, QA, Technical Services, Manufacturing and NY Products Department.

  • Masters the fundamentals of cosmetic technology.


BS Degree in relevant scientific field, Chemistry preferred

0-2 years experience

10% travel

Job: Research & Development

Primary Location: Americas-US-NY-Melville

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Job Number: 183160