The Estee Lauder Companies Associate Scientist- Make up in United States

Associate Scientist- Make up

Brand: Estée Lauder Companies


May be responsible for the development of new products, modifications of existing ones. 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.


  • B.S. Degree in relevant scientific field

  • 1 years technical experience

  • Knowledge of a second language a plus

Specific Requirements:

  • Bachelors’ degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry or Biology required. Master’s preferred

  • Microsoft office skills. Good scientific knowledge and chemistry is required.

  • Knowledge of the following techniques preferred: Shade matching, the micro pulverizer, CBM, homogenizer, & ball mill.

  • The candidate will be working independently with a minimum amount of supervision and should have strong decision making skills.

Job: Research & Development

Primary Location: Americas-United States

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: 1820195