The Estee Lauder Companies Sr. Scientist, Makeup in Melville, New York
Sr. Scientist, Makeup
Brand: Estée Lauder Companies
This Senior Scientist position is in the Makeup Innovation Lab. The candidate will be responsible for utilizing his/her creativity to provide innovative products/concepts. The individual will be expected to work independently 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 searches and develops new ideas/concepts, breakthrough technologies from a variety of industries, research and educational institutions, scientific literatures and be able to translate into tangible cosmetics products
Works with package innovation team to develop complete product offerings that substantially differs from or exceeds current products and technologies.
Develops new approaches to the delivery of the projects. Makes creative and innovative contributions to product formulations.
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.
Teaches and helps develop less experienced team member.
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.
-BS degree in relevant scientific field
5 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: 1819925