The Estee Lauder Companies Principal Scientist, TSO in Melville, New York

Principal Scientist, TSO

Brand: Estée Lauder Companies


This is a position within the Global Formula Value Creation organization which is responsible for the development and execution of cost/risk initiatives, requalifications, production transfers and assistance as they relate primarily to raw materials and formulation. The incumbent possesses expertise in a specialized technology, and may be responsible for conducting specialized research within that technical area.

  • Engages in specialized research within an area of technical expertise or a specialized function malign technical contributions that promote and maintain the company's status as the leader in the field of cosmetic research and development.

  • Conduct, document and present the findings of independent research and experimentation, in specialized field of expertise.

  • Develops new and innovative techniques, technology and/or products that substantially differs from or exceeds current products and technology.

  • Provide technical leadership to the Research and Development through educational and consultative assistance to professional staff in his/her area of expertise.

  • Design, conduct and document research based on topics of special interest to R&D management. Completes special projects as assigned by senior management.

  • Interact with senior R&D management to troubleshoot, explain and demonstrate findings.

  • Research new directions and ideas through examination of scientific literature and interaction with other scientists and members of the professional community.

  • Participate in special projects as assigned by senior management.


  • Equivalent of a Master's Degree in scientific field with a minimum of 10 years laboratory experience or a Ph.D. with a minimum of 5 years laboratory experience.

  • In depth knowledge of cosmetic formulation and raw materials within the cosmetic/beauty industry.

Job: Research & Development

Primary Location: Americas-US-NY-Melville

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

Travel: No

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

Job Number: 1812041