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Actalent R&D Manager in Edison, New Jersey

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Position: R&D Manager

Segment: Laboratory Sciences

Location: Edison, NJ

Shift: 1st Shift – Monday – Friday

Principal duties and responsibilities include:

• Create innovative and fresh products to be introduced into the cosmetic market

• Formulate, research, test, color-match and troubleshoot

• Develop batches from scratch and implement improvements to existing batches

• Adhere to a cGMP environment, document and follow lab procedures with attention to detail

• Prepare all required paperwork

• Request, test and release new raw material samples

• Calibrate Lab Equipment as needed

• Monitor the quality of formulas via evaluation of stability samples under multiple temperature conditions

• Partner with Marketing to write the Product Development Brief, evaluate benchmark and desired performance claims

• Partner with marketing on ideation and potential opportunities

• Partner with regulatory to ensure formula compliancy

Must Haves:

• 5+ years' experience in cosmetic formulation or similar lab

• Ability to formulate

• Ability to calibrate lab equipment

• Knowledge of rules and regulations (FDA, CTFA, PCPC) for cosmetics (recommended)

• Knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP)

• Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

• Strong computer skills

• Attention to detail and project management skills

• Bachelor’s degree in Cosmetic Science, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering or related field

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.