Principal Scientist-Cosmetics–Los Angeles

Principal Scientist-Cosmetics–Los Angeles

December 9th, 2016 by

Principal Scientist-Cosmetics–Los Angeles

Tanner and Associates is recruiting a Principle Formulation Scientist to supervise a team of scientists for a major consumer products company in Los Angeles.


Candidate will be responsible to:

–          Develop novel skin care product formulations to meet specified market/consumer needs

–          Supervise/guide scientists and technicians

–          Possess expertise in skin care and sun care product development

–          Coordinate all technical and market qualification activities of new product launches

–          Meet long-term and short-term timelines

–          Demonstrate critical thinking skills to synthesize data and provide business relevant recommendations

–          Remain consumer focused

–          Effective communication skills

–          Evaluate and champion new ingredients/technologies

–          Assist marketing in technical learning and ingredient function



–          BS, MS or PhD in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or a related field

–          Minimum of 7 years of consumer cosmetic industry experience

–          Extensive formulation experience in developing cosmetic skin care products

–          Experience in developing facial moisturizer treatments and suncare products

–          Thorough understanding of the scientific principles of formulation, ingredient chemistry and industry trends

–          Excellent project management skills

–          Excellent written and verbal communication skills

–          Strong presentation skills

–          Ability to work effectively with internal and external customers, colleagues and in teams

–          Leadership ability to train and guide others


–          Familiarity with current regulatory requirements in the skincare industry (OTC and non-OTC)

–          Excellent people management skills

–          Be comfortable with complexity and ambiguity

Please send a CV and contact information to Jake Tanner at .  US candidates only please.


Jake Tanner

Tanner & Associates


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