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Formulation Chemist - Cape Town, South Africa

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #13483
Job Location Cape Town, South Africa
Company Type cosmeceutical
Job Role Formulation Chemist
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Middle Management
Years of Experience 5
Residence Location Cape Town, South Africa
Gender Not Specified
Nationality Residents or work permits required.
Degree Degree

Job Description

Cape Town, South Africa
  • Job Status: Closed

Our client, a globally recognized company is currently looking for a Formulation Chemist to join the team.

Duties and Responsibilities;
* Perform quantitative and qualitative analysis on raw materials using laboratory experimentation.
* Formulate raw materials including powder, liquid, and gel products to meet ingredient standards and deadlines.
* Follow industry standards on scientific significance, accuracy, safety, and record-keeping.
* Optimize formulated ingredients to meet cost objectives and to manage the availability of raw materials.
* Follow the latest technologies in encapsulation, particle electrical charge control, and dispersion mechanisms.
* Execute project commitments and pursue contingency plans.
* Conduct stability testing and record results.
* Test substances for composition, properties, structures, and reactions.
* Prepare research proposals including analytical, technical, and financial data for developing and testing new or improved products.
* Identify testing abnormalities and execute corrective actions.
* Review competitive products and trade publications and prepare reports on comparative tests, raw material information, and educational scopes.
* Manage daily laboratory operations and schedules.
* Monitor equipment operations and maintain cleanliness in the laboratory.
* Plan, execute, and monitor laboratory research programs and technologies.
* Prepare applications for new funding and grant.
* Train and supervise scientific staff.
* Contribute to scientific literature, conferences, and meetings.

Key Skills
* Written and oral communication skills, including the ability to communicate clearly with other chemists and scientists, as well as nonscientists.
* Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and manage multiple, changing priorities simultaneously.
* Ability to analyze experimental results, draw conclusions, and propose logical next steps to reach corporate goals.

  • Job Role: Formulation Chemist
  • Industry: Manufacturing / Production
  • Salary: Negotiable

Required Skills

5 Years of Experience
* Basic laboratory skills, especially in analytical techniques for product analysis.
* Math and statistical skills for complex experimental design and analysis.

Additional Requirements

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