The Estee Lauder Companies Scientist, MakeUp in Melville, New York
Brand: Estée Lauder Companies
This Scientist position is in the Makeup Innovation Lab. The candidate must be a competent individual contributor who will be responsible for utilizing his/her creativity to provide innovative products/concepts. The individual will be expected to work with minimal supervision on multiple projects with varying degrees of complexity. He/she will develop new product ideas/concepts that will provide future growth for the company. The individual will ensure timely completion of product development activities according to the schedule.
Actively develops new makeup formulations. Designs and conducts experiments requiring the selection of equipment and materials for the delivery of the project. Makes constructive contributions to product formulation.
Works with package innovation team to develop complete product offerings that substantially differs from or exceeds current products and technologies.
Conduct patent searches, be able to read, write and file patent proposals.
Conduct research based on topics of special interest and develop product applications based on research.
Follows projects from concept to prototype development to pilot stage. Assures that all testing to guarantee a marketable product is on schedule.
Determines stability of the formulations and ensures commercial feasibility.
Participates in brainstorming meetings and provides out of box thinking ideas.
Stays abreast of developments in cosmetic field and continues to demonstrate continuous performance improvement. Reviews and prepares analysis of emerging cosmetic technology.
Coordinates and collaborates with all R&D departments and support groups, QA, Technical services, Manufacturing and NY Product Development.
Must comply with all Safety and PPE procedures.
-BA or BS degree in relevant scientific field (Chemistry, Biology, Chemical Engineering)
At least 2 years technical experience in the cosmetic Industry. Knowledge of OTC protocols a plus. Proficient in Microsoft office applications.
Job: Research & Development
Primary Location: Americas-US-NY-Melville
Job Type: Standard
Shift: 1st (Day) Shift
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Job Number: 1819927