Research and Development Formulator

  • location: Jackson, WI
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $70,000 - $80,000 per year

job description

Research and Development Formulator

job summary:
A prominent consumer products manufacturing company is seeking an R&D formulator for their facility in the Milwaukee area. This position is responsible for the design, development, testing and implementation of new topical skin care formulations from initial concept through production; troubleshooting/resolving, adjusting or reformulating existing formulas as needed. R&D activities support all areas of the organization as illustrated by the responsibilities below. The position heavily emphasizes laboratory work, but also includes significant interaction with Operations, Quality Assurance, Purchasing, Sales & Marketing, and Business Development.

location: Jackson, Wisconsin
job type: Permanent
salary: $70,000 - 80,000 per year
work hours: 8am to 4pm
education: Bachelors
  • Develop new products and assays to meet Sales and/or customer requirement per assigned projects
  • Conduct pre-formulation/formulation studies including solubility, excipient compatibility, accelerated stability, physical characterization, and proof of concept batches
  • Actively prioritize multiple projects/workload, effectively anticipate/manage resource gaps, and deliver on agreed-to timelines
  • Prepare protocols for stability testing
  • Accurately record raw data and analyze, as well as calculate and interpret the results
  • Determine product shelf life through stability testing and data analysis
  • Ensure stability and efficacy according to project requirements
  • Participate in the writing of protocols, development reports, and manufacturing batch records for development batches
  • Create and approve design specifications for new products
  • Troubleshoot product/process issues and participate in investigations related to product quality

  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Education: Bachelors
  • Research & Development

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