Research & Development Specialist (R&D) - Cosmetics

Joviality - New Cairo, Cairo

Applicants for
1 open position
In Consideration
Experience Needed:
3 to 5 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
1 open position
About the Job

Joviality is looking for a full-time Pharmacist/Chemist with an experience in formulating Make Up cosmetics, creams and emulsion-based formula’s. You must have prior experience in Make-up formulations and colorants.

Job Description

  • Formulate, research, test, stabilize, troubleshoot, validate specifications, and perform other research activities related to organic make up industry.
  • Successfully prepare make up, creams and lotion based formulations
  • Develop batches from scratch; and improve upon and scale up existing batches.
  • Review current formulations and optimize for better performance and optimal ingredients.
  • Optimize manufacturing processes of current and new products lines.
  • Analyze all changes to existing formulas to determine proper testing and stability effects
  • Assist manufacturing with adjustments/troubleshooting relative to formulation batching/mixing.
  • Follow projects from formulation development through manufacturing, including helping to establish manufacturing procedures.
  • Ensure color fastness, accurate color reproduction, stability, and durability of products.
  • Contribute in establishing manufacturing procedures.
  • Liaise with colorists, marketing, chemical/colors suppliers, and production staff to solve problems, and provide technical feedback when necessary.
  • Coordinate with toll manufacturers to ensure duplication of lab and local results into large scale manufacturing.
  • Work with product development groups to identify new ingredients available on the cosmetic market and integrate them in new or existing formulations where needed.
  • Keep up to date with regulatory restrictions related to cosmetic products (state, federal, and international).
  • Work with current team on improving equipment and capabilities of the experimental lab on site and the quality control procedures performed in it.
  • Assist in resolving product or process problems.
  • Stay current on developments in the cosmetic field and continue to demonstrate performance improvement.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Job Requirements
  • 3-5 year experience in development and manufacturing of makeup, cream and lotion based formulations.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy / Science (Chemistry)
  • Technical knowledge of chemistry, polymers, colorants, emulsions, surfactants, and other raw materials used in the cosmetic industry.
  • Detail oriented and highly organized.
  • Strong project management skills with demonstrated ability and desire to take ownership.
  • Understanding of consumer insights related to product development, and experience in assessing and developing intellectual property are a plus.
  • Good problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Display a sense of urgency and initiative with creativity and flexibility.
About this Company

Joviality is an Egyptian company that specializes in manufacturing & selling Natural Beauty Products. Pioneers in the industry since 2016, we strive to provide consumers with beauty solutions that are modern, practical and safe to use.

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