Formulation Chemist

Location US-ID-Meridian
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/3/2020 11:05 AM)
Job ID
2020-2446

Overview

Intermountain Blending & Filling (a sister company of Scentsy) is looking for a Formulation Chemist to develop and improve Scentsy personal care and home care formulas.

 

Scentsy will not sponsor a candidate that is not legally able to work in the U.S.

 

What You Would Do:

  • Formulate and facilitate the development of innovative products, line extensions, and product improvements in personal care and home care products in line with company objectives
  • Identify and maintain external partnerships to develop new technologies and conceptual ideas in personal care and home care
  • Provide technical support to manufacturing on new and existing products
  • Assist QA (Quality Assurance)/QC (Quality Control) in development of test methods for raw materials and finished products
  • Create specifications for raw materials and laboratory, scale-up, and production formulation batches
  • Assist with production testing
  • Assist with evaluation of new product, packaging, and equipment needs
  • Coordinate stability, microbiological, safety, and efficacy tests
  • Maintain constant cross-functional communication with Legal, Research and Development (R&D), and Scentsy Manufacturing teams
  • Maintain laboratory order and cleanliness
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment
  • Maintain laboratory equipment, managing preventive maintenance (PM) and calibrations
  • Oversee consumables supply inventories and create requisitions to replenish as needed
  • Perform all other assigned tasks and requirements as needed

You Should Have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering
  • 3+ years of formulation and production experience
  • 2+ years of experience in development of personal care products

Things You Should Know & Be Able To Do:

  • Strong knowledge of formulations for personal care and home care products that can deliver a fragrance experience
  • Knowledge of laundry products
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced laboratory environment, working safely with laboratory equipment, chemicals, and manufacturing raw materials, including fragrances
  • Laboratory background in analytical instrumentation with working knowledge in gas chromatography, rheometers, and FT-IR (Fourier Transform Infrared), a plus
  • Clear and direct written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.
  • Ability to determine smell and color hues
  • Occasionally works around moving machinery and equipment
  • Frequently exposed to strong scents and raw chemicals
  • Ability to frequently stand, have both arms and legs accessible, and push and pull
  • Ability to occasionally bend, sit, squat, crawl, walk, and reach above shoulder level
  • Ability to frequently read, comprehend, write, perform complex mathematic calculations, communicate orally, and reason and analyze
  • Ability to work at a computer station and view a computer screen for extended periods of time
  • Working knowledge of computers and all applicable software including Microsoft Office Suite

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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