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Process Chemist Color Cosmetics / Technolog – Kosmetyka Kolorowa

Oriflame Poland Sp. z o. o.

  • Warszawa, Masovian
  • offer expired over a month ago
  • contract of employment
  • full-time
  • senior specialist (Senior)
  • full office work
  • remote recruitment

Oriflame Poland Sp. z o. o.

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Your responsibilities

  • Responsible of the scale-up of colour cosmetics products (lipsticks, lip-glosses, mascara and foundations) from the laboratory to the production sites

  • Work with Formulation Chemists in early stage to assess risks with proposed formulation direction.

  • Prepare supporting documentation for the production sites (specifications, control plan, manufacturing instructions)

  • Work with pilot plant technicians to ensure scale up activities (including product filling) are performed as per experimental plans and as required by NPD timings.

  • Drive/Support root cause analyses should an issue arises

  • Work with other functions such as product testing, microbiology and packaging to ensure the formulations are tested according to correct protocols, review results and make recommendations.

  • Work closely with production sites (internal and subcontractors) from an early stage of product development to develop a robust industrialization solution. If needed to travel for the trials

  • Support Industrialisation Manager and team colleagues on NPD process developments and challenges to ensure successful project delivery

Our requirements

  • Bachelor in Science / Engineering in relevant discipline

  • Experience in colour cosmetic product scale-up/manufacture (lipstick, mascara, foundations, etc)

  • Experience in shade matching and colour dispersions

  • Experience of product development processes e.g. stage and gate.

  • Knowledge of scale up best practice during product development

  • A thorough understanding of mixing technology

  • At least 2 years relevant experience in a manufacturing or research environment.

  • An understanding of and hands-on ability to develop physical characterization test methods

  • Experience with problem solving using statistical analysis, DoE and other tools

  • Willingness to travel as some oversea travel will be needed

  • Very good English


  • sharing the costs of sports activities

  • private medical care

  • sharing the costs of foreign language classes

  • sharing the costs of professional training & courses

  • life insurance

  • fruits

  • corporate products and services at discounted prices

  • integration events

  • doctor’s duty hours in the office

  • saving & investment scheme

  • preferential loans

  • corporate library

  • coffee / tea

  • drinks

  • parking space for employees

  • leisure zone

  • christmas gifts

  • employee referral program

  • opportunity to obtain permits and licenses

  • family picnics

Purpose of the role:

The Industrialisation team is a key pillar in R&D. This team is responsible for the transfer of formulations and products developed at bench scale in R&D, to production scale in various global manufacturing sites, including Poland, India and China. We also develop future facing processing and analytical technologies to support business growth. The team works across the full portfolio of colour cosmetics, skincare products, toiletries and hair care products.

You will work as part of the Industrialisation team with a focus on industrialising primarily our colour cosmetic products. You will work closely with key stakeholders, including R&D and global manufacturing sites, to influence the product design and create a robust processing solution so that right first time manufacture is achieved. You will need to apply sound chemical and physical reasoning to understand and resolve scale-up issues with various products.

Outside of NPD work you will be responsible for supporting new technology developments within certain manufacturing sites. You will be a strong technical player within the organisation delivering results with Togetherness, Spirit and Passion!

The Senior Process Chemist for Colour cosmetics will report to the Industrialisation Manager, based in Warsaw.

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Oriflame Poland Sp. z o. o.

Founded in Sweden 1967, we are a social selling beauty company present in over 60 countries around the world. We have a different and holistic view on beauty – Beauty by Sweden. For us beauty is a way of life; to be healthy, enjoy beautiful skin and to find your personal expression. Our portfolio of nature-inspired beauty products powered by science are marketed through approximately 3 million Independent Oriflame Brand Partners.

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