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  Positions Wanted

• Laboratory Technician (#1402-04) I am interested in an internship that would allow me to learn and gain experience in the Personal Care/Cosmetic Chemistry industry.I am a licensed Cosmetologist who has approximately 4 years experience working with the mixture of chemicals, and practical use of personal care products in the salon, and am currently obtaining my Bachelor's in Biochemistry. For any further questions, please contact via email: GQuichocho@gmail.com or Mobile Number: (619) 952-4452. Thank you for your time and consideration.

• Consultant (#1402-14) Personal Care, OTC, and Dietary Supplement: Quality Control, Research and Development, and Regulations. Please, Contact omelnoor1@yahoo.com Home: 818-892-9269 Cell: 248-705-2217

• Internship (#1402-17) The purpose of this listing is to seek an internship, preferably in Southern California, paid or not paid in the Cosmetic industry. I am a recent graduate of a degree of chemistry with a concentration in biochemistry. My experience in this field is zero but I do have hours in a compounding pharmacy. The objective of this internship is to gain hours of experience in my pursuit for a career. I am open to any aspect of the industry whether R&D or sales. Please feel free to contact me at: c_stout@u.pacific.edu or 661-345-5152

• Internship (#1403-03) I am a student at UCLA majoring in biochemistry. I am seeking for an internship (paid or unpaid) in Southern California to gain experience in the Cosmetic Chemistry industry. Please feel free to contact me at amandahlee@me.com.

• Part Time Laboratory Technician (#1403-06) I am interested in a part time position in the cosmeceutical industry that will allow me to better understand the chemistry behind cosmetic development and production. I am a recent graduate of biological sciences from UCI with 2 years’ experience in chemistry lab (general and organic) and 2 years’ experience in biology lab (microbiology). I am astute in following Quality Control procedures and SOPs. I have extensively studied the effects, functions, and comedogenicity of commonly used skincare ingredients. I also have experience in creating skin serums and creams for personal use. Please contact me at sputh@uci.edu

  Positions Available

• Microbiologist (#1401-01) McKenna Labs, a personal care, OTC & Rx manufacturer in Anaheim, CA is looking for a microbiologist to lead micro testing and stability studies in our facility. The candidate for this role will be responsible for microbiological testing, gram staining, preservative efficacy testing, calibration, maintenance and validation of equipment. BS with 2-7 years of experience in cosmetic microbiology is desired. Please email resume and salary requirements to Careers@McKennaLabs.com.

• R&D Chemist (#1401-02) McKenna Labs, a personal care, OTC & Rx manufacturer in Anaheim, CA is looking for a R&D Chemist to assist with lab formulations of skin care products. The candidate for this role will be responsible for bench formulation/reformulation, making ingredient lists, regulatory review of ingredients, troubleshooting OOS batches, and scale up. BS chemistry or equivalent with 2-5 years of experience in cosmetic formulations is desired. Please email resume and salary requirements to Careers@McKennaLabs.com.

• Product Engineer (#1402-01) Rodan + Fields, LLC is seeking a scientist with technical understanding of skincare and OTC product categories to play a pivotal role in the development and manufacturing of the company’s domestic and international skincare and OTC products. 7+ years of skincare product development and manufacturing experience, Bachelors in Chemistry or related field required. Responsibilities include moving product prototypes from the formulation stage, through scale up, into full scale manufacturing and through product life-cycle manufacturing. Responsibilities also include process improvements, implementation of formulation changes, CMO technical management and, with the quality group, implementation of corrective actions. Please send resumes to jclausen@rodanandfields.com.

• Regulatory Coordinator (#1402-02) ViSalus - Los Angeles, CA ; Temp Position (3-6 Months) - Responsible for supporting the research and development team with preparing, organizing and maintaining data. Work with purchasing and packaging teams in relate to technical documents and product dossier preparation. Compare formula composition with current label per country for accuracy of ingredient and nutrition, supplement claims. Preparing accurate data base for each ViSalus formula including but not limited to; formula composition, ingredients, review label copy, formula testing, etc. Must have experience with raw material interaction with suppliers, obtaining Certificate of Analysis, and MSDS. Prefer 2-4 years of experience and degree in science related field. Contact trigby@visalus.com

• R&D Chemist (#1402-03) Manufacturing company located in Chatsworth CA is looking for R&D Chemist to assist with bench formulations of skin care and hair products. As team member of the R&D department he/she will assist with the development of new formulations, reverse engineering, and batch scale up. Please email resume to: Tino@neutraderm.com

• Regulatory Documentation Specialist (#1402-05) NYX, Los Angeles Inc. the fastest growing cosmetics company in the world is looking to hire a Regulatory Documentation Specialist. The position is responsible to support, and maintain procedures in the Regulatory Affairs Department to ensure the compliance of all cosmetic products which are developed and distributed by NYX Cosmetics. For consideration please submit your resume to naz@nyxcosmetics.com .

• Price/Costing Analyst (#1402-08) We are in a search for a Price/Costing Analyst with extensive understanding of the cosmetic/manufacturing industry and its impact to product costing. This position reports directly to the CFO. Please fax your resume with salary requirements to 661-299-4829.

• Bench Chemist (#1402-09) Sun Valley, CA. Currently Seeking a bench chemist who is experienced in color matching. Must be highly organized, fast paced and must know how to work on cutting edge products as we specialize in creating innovative color products. Please email your resume to: Ana@dreamteambeaute.com

• Account Manager (#1402-10) Color cosmetics manufacturer in the San Fernando Valley, CA is seeking an experienced Account Manager. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in sales for the personal care manufacturing industry. An account manager is expected to maintain and grow business for existing customers, and find new business opportunities by reaching out to potential customers. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and have working knowledge of Microsoft Office. Highly motivated candidates should send cover sheet, resume and salary history to cosmeticshr2@gmail.com.

• Quality Control Associate (#1402-11) Color cosmetics manufacturer in the San Fernando Valley, CA is seeking a Quality Control Associate. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in quality control for the personal care manufacturing industry. The QC associate will participate in all aspects of quality control including, but not limited to, line inspections, incoming material inspections, product retains, regulatory documentation, FDA compliance, etc. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office. Highly motivated candidates should send cover sheet, resume and salary history to cosmeticshr2@gmail.com.

• Sr. Formulations Chemist (#1402-12) Neways, located in Springville Utah is looking for a Sr. Formulations Chemist to join the product development team. Will formulate a variety of personal care and home care products for domestic and international markets. Resolve formulation and manufacturing issues for new and existing products. Work with product team to identify consumer needs and target new and innovative product ideas. Bachelor’s degree plus 7 years experience in a manufacturing environment. Must be familiar with regulatory standards including FDA and GMP. Must have excellent communication and multi-tasking skills. Ability to prioritize. Please email resume to employment@neways.com

• Sales Account Manager – WC (#1402-13) TRI-K seeks an experienced/ qualified candidate for the position of Sales Account Manager - West Coast Region. Responsibilities include: Develop/ implement account specific sales strategies to meet/exceed budget. Call on Key Accounts to understand their needs. Present/ promote new and alternative ingredients/ technology. Obtain/ evaluate feedback on samples and technologies. Participate in trade shows/sales conferences/sales meetings. Awareness of market trends, new technology, pricing, and customer projects. Requirements include: BS/BA, Chemistry. 5+ years sales experience in the chemical/ personal care industry. Travel with some overnight stays. Please forward resumes to PeopleEnergy@tri-k.com

• R&D Lab Technician (#1402-15) Formulation laboratory located in the South Bay area is looking for a lab technician with 1-2 years experience in a personal care laboratory environment. Responsibilities include stability testing, receiving and organizing incoming raw materials, assisting in making lab batches. Please send resumes to gsauzeat@cosmetixdesign.com.

• Formulation Scientist (#1403-02) Kemin is seeking a PhD formulation scientist, responsible for the innovation, feasibility, determination, and development of personal care products and general solutions. They will also have a significant customer-facing role in the field, delivering and presenting technical. When not traveling, the Formulation Scientist will develop product extensions and test them in applications for specific customer needs in the personal care industry. Based in Des Moines, Iowa at Kemin's new state-of-the-art Molecular Advancement Center, this role is expected to travel up to 30% of the time. For more information on this position, please visit www.kemin.com/careers - job ID#2014-2467

• R&D Lab Technician (#1403-04) We are looking for a full time R&D Lab Technician. Candidate requires at least 1-2 years of experience working on new formulations, optimizing cost, time, quality and performance of new and current products. Follow through preliminary stability, ordering ingredients, scale up formulations and other lab work. Ideally we need someone who can take a project all the way from the beginning to supervising the initial production compounding of the finished good. Interested candidates, please send resume to dsimon@coswayco.com

• Sr. Sales Representative (#1403-05) Lipscomb Chemical, a technical sales company based out of Long Beach, CA, is seeking an experienced salesperson to the Personal Care Industry. The ideal candidate will have a technical degree and 5+ years sales experience to the California cosmetics industry. Please send your resume to Anjali Martin, Sales Manager – Personal & Home Care at amartin@lipscombchemical.com or call 562 961-3333.

• Beauty Consultant HNB Mediskin (#1403-07) (DRJ International), a Cosmetic company based in Orange, CA is seeking experienced beauty consultants. The candidates must have sales experience, be reliable, and self-motivated. Knowledge of cosmetics is a big plus. Pay- Commission only for the first 3 months of all sales (15% - 50%). Must be able to make minimum $1,000 per mo. Must complete training program 3 months and purchase starter kits worth $1200 for $300. Certificate provided after completion. Will receive more benefits such as base pay, gas, etc., after a 3 mo. probation period and sales evaluation. **Visit our websites for more information on our skincare lines** www.drjskinclinic.com, www.drjorganics.com, www.hnbmediskin.com Please email resume to: resume@drjinternational.com

• Regional Sales Manager (#1403-08) Lucas Meyer Cosmetics develops, manufactures innovative ingredients. Job Description: Knowledge of the Lucas Meyer product line. Lead the sales and market development activities for the territory. Present products or concepts, field visits, commercial and technical events. Driving of projects with key accounts. Preparing sales budget and product forecasts. Candidate Profile: Degree in Chemistry, Science or Chemical Engineering. 5 years of professional sales experience in cosmetic or specialty chemical industry. Knowledge of the personal care market. Managing large, complex accounts. Work from a home office. Travel up to 50% (within the US). Email your application with the resume to Christine.Desy@LucasMeyercosmetics.com.

• Senior Manager of Research and Development (#1403-09) Senior Manager of Research and Development is a results-driven professional responsible for R&D in a luxury cosmetic company. Responsibilities include looking for new and innovative ingredients and raw materials for inclusion in new formulas. Responsible for overseeing Product Regulatory and Claims Substantiation testing and submittal to retail accounts for legal review. Other responsibilities include evaluating new product concepts and reformulating & improving existing products. This person must clearly understand their role in project timelines and work within specified cost constraints. You will also interact with outside chemists and contract manufacturers providing direction, recommendations and approvals. Send Resume: hr@katesomerville.com

• Quality Control Inspector (#1403-10) Manufacturer/Distributor of seeks Quality Control Inspector, Incoming Components, for full-time position. Inspect incoming components, inspection of product with accepted specifications or/and sample standards. Provide sample to the Lab of finished goods received from contract filling companies. Process claims to vendors of non conforming materials. Follow up with components QC issues reported by Production. Must be detail-oriented, have good communication, and interpersonal skills. Send resume with salary history to jobs@aiibeauty.com.

• ACCOUNT MANAGER (#1404-01) Callahan Chemical has an opportunity for an Account Manager on the West Coast with a focus on the Food, Nutritional and Pharmaceutical markets. Callahan is a leading independent distributor of materials used in markets including Personal Care, Food, Nutritional, Pharmaceutical and others. Scientific or marketing degree and 3-5 years experience in these markets is preferable. Since 1958, Callahan has maintained strong relationships with customers and world class supplier/partners. If interested, please forward your résumé and salary history to: cford@calchem.com

• Sr. Chemist (#1404-03) OC private label/contract manufacturer seeks Sr. Chemist with 5+ years R&D bench experience formulating skin care products. As a team member of the R&D department he/she will be responsible for formulation of all types of innovative upscale skin care solutions. Must have understanding of personal care raw materials, functionality and interactions. Need general formulation techniques and understanding of emulsion and surfactant technology. Must be able to perform and monitor product stability, be a team player but able to work independently. Must be highly organized with strong time management and communication skills. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office. Bachelors Degree in Chemistry /related science fields required. Please submit resumes and salary requirements to: diahnep@yglabs.com

• Sales & Marketing Representative (#1404-04) Sales & Marketing Representative/Distributor Company: Small Corporation is looking for an energetic, dynamic Sales Representative/Distributor to represent our ingredients for personal care products to the industry. Requirements The position requires someone well-versed in the technical aspects of the raw ingredients as well as a wide variety of personal and household care product types. Sales experience desired. Reply to CCLARK@CUSTOBLEND.COM

• Account Manager (#1404-05) The Account Manager – Personal Care will be responsible for maintaining and building customer relationships, qualifying new potential customers, servicing the current customer base and expanding the territory of customers. Position to be based in either Southern CA or Dallas, TX. Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry or other technical field. 3 - 5 years’ experience in chemical sales, with a proven track record of success. Willingness to travel and visit customers 4 days per week. Highly motivated individual with strong interpersonal, communication, presentation, and organizational skills required. Candidates may contact Chip Parks (chip.parks@croda.com) directly or visit www.crodausa.com/careers.

• Senior Director QA/QC (#1404-06) Oversees all facets of the business policies, procedures, and practices that establish quality systems compliant with cosmetic and OTC regulations and expectations of US Federal and International regulatory agencies. Interacts with FDA and related international regulatory agencies and manages quality audits. Develops strategic quality initiatives and related programs for the company and implements by working with members of the management team. Monitors, mentors, and supervises QA/QC team and directs their work with product development, process and packaging engineers to establish product specifications and QC process. Ensures all on-going production meets Bare Escentuals’ quality standards and that quality issues are resolved.

• ANALYTICAL CHEMIST (#1404-07) LOCATION:Corporate Headquarters located near the L.A.X. Airport . Will require reporting in to this location on a daily basis. GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Analysis of various types of samples by HPLC, GC, FTIR, UV-Vis spectrophotometer, TOC, water activity, melting point, wet chemistry, FCC, and USP test methods independently and perform instrument troubleshooting. CONTACT :Monica Daigle,Merle Norman Cosmetics, 9130 Bellanca Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90045 Mncresume3@merlenorman.com NO UNSOLICITED PHONE CALLS PLEASE. We are not utilizing any staffing agencies or other outside resources for this position. This e-mail address is for receiving resumes only.

• R&D Cosmetic Chemist/Director (#1404-08) As a leading private label and contract manufacturer we are seeking an experienced R&D Cosmetic Chemist/Director. This position is responsible for researching & developing creative products working closely with Marketing and customers as well as overseeing a group of 2-4 R&D Chemists. The job also entails ensuring that formulas meet expected performance, safety and Regulatory requirements so that they can be produced in manufacturing. We are looking for a positive, creative and dedicated team member who is excited about making a contribution to our growing company. This position reports directly to the COO. Please contact Limei Meyar at lmeyar@columbiacosemtics.com for further information/submit a resume

• Sr. Formulations Chemist Consultant (#1405-01) An international leader in the teeth whitening business is looking for a formulations Chemist to join the product development team. Will formulate a variety of professional care and home care products for domestic and international markets. Resolve formulation and manufacturing issues for new and existing products. Work with product team to identify consumer needs and target new and innovative product ideas. Minimum Bachelor’s degree plus 7 years experience, producing teeth whitening gels in a manufacturing environment. Must be familiar with regulatory standards including FDA and GMP. Must have excellent communication and multi-tasking skills. Ability to prioritize. Please email resume to wsp0147@hotmail.com

• Cosmetic Chemist (#1405-02) - Cosmetic Formulations Looking for a freelance cosmetic chemist or consultant to help formulate natural and non-toxic face paints using iron oxides. Can work remotely. Email with any questions - leah@naturalearthpaint.com www.NaturalEarthPaint.com

• Quality Control/Regulatory Associate (#1405-03) Skin care manufacturer in the Santa Fe Springs, CA is seeking a Quality Control Associate. Experience in OTC skin care preferred. The individual should be familiar with use of QC equipment and release of ingredients and in-process and final product release. Knowledge of SOP, batch records, cGMP, validation, regulatory documentation, FDA compliance, etc preferred. Must have good communication skills, and have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office. Please send salary requirement and cover letter to Neil@healthspecialty.com

• Quality Lab Supervisor (#1405-04) Looking for a strong individual who understands the urgency of a contract manufacturing environment to manage incoming raw and component materials as well the bulk testing lab. This person also manages the in-house metrology, assists in quality audits, monitors and evaluates all documented testing and processes. Must be able to handle multiple priorities, and have proven problem solving skills as well as a strong knowledge of cGMP’s. This position requires a chemistry degree or equivalent with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the industry. Salary DOE. Please send resume to plordhutchinson@awareproducts.com

• Formula Engineer (#1405-05) Spatz Laboratories is a Cosmetic Company and we are seeking a Formula Process Engineer. The Formula Process Engineer works on new product scale up to ensure all parameters needed to ensure success in meeting our customer’s expectations, while focusing on quality and safety. They are also responsible for working to improve current formula yields and process to allow for maximum efficiency and quality. Minimum 3- 5 years experience as a chemical engineer preferable in production/process area, BA in Chemical Engineering or Any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience. Please email for full job description: Email: spatzemployment@spatzlabs.com

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