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Cosmetic Research and Product Development

Posted: 01/03/2021

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$40,000 - $60,000 a year
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    • Bachelor's (Preferred)

    • Laboratory Experience: 3 years (Preferred)

Full Job Description

Herb'N Eden is an all natural body care company based in Douglasville, Ga. We are looking for a dedicated individual, willing to work with a small company to hep further develop our product offerings.

Research & Product Development

  • Formulation and reverse engineering of skin and body care products employing general cosmetic science and laboratory principles and techniques.
  • Forms: O/W, W/O emulsions, gels, pomades, shampoos, body oil, body wash, body butter, hand soaps, bar soaps, and OTC formulations
  • Researching of new products, chemistry, and innovation driving new business opportunities
  • A working knowledge of formula scale up and manufacturing equipment
  • Documentation and recording techniques common to laboratory practices
  • Evaluate and communicate formulation results, ensure the quality of data generated, and adhere to company procedures and practices
  • Maintain detailed, organized records in formulation and project management databases
  • Submit requests, test, and release new raw material samples
  • Collaborate with formulators and V.P. of Operations to ensure inventory of raw materials are replenished and maintained appropriately
  • Assist in the sourcing of new R&D materials as needed.
  • Setup and manage specialized outside analytical and clinical lab testing for new product development.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry or related discipline required with a minimum 3-5 years' experience in cosmetic formulation and development
  • In depth knowledge of principles of cosmetic science
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Experience of all normal laboratory equipment which must be used to perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Basic computer knowledge including excel, word and powerpoint.
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Ability to record and document critical batch process documents
  • Attention to accuracy and detail
  • Familiar with measurement scales, mixing, blending, chemical mills and other formulation manufacturing equipment
  • Follow established formulas to create laboratory batches of personal care and color cosmetics.
  • Be able to scale up, assist in production troubleshooting.
  • Observe, record, investigate, duplicate and validate successful procedures.
  • Prepare and approve Master Batch Record.
  • A background in formulation development of deodorants, moisturizers, facial cleansers would be ideal.

Related keywords: mechanical engineer, engineer, biomedical engineer

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $40,000.00 - $60,000.00 per year


  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)


  • Laboratory Experience: 3 years (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Hours per week:

  • 20-29
  • 30-39

Typical start time:

  • 9AM

Typical end time:

  • 5PM

Company's website:

  • www.herbneden.com

Company's Facebook page:

  • https://www.facebook.com/herbneden

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply
  • Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:

  • No

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Temperature screenings
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place
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