Job

Formulation Chemist

November 21, 2013

Formulation of Skin Care, Hair Care, and OTC products including but not limited to creams, lotions, shampoos, conditioners, detanglers, and other cosmetic products.

Straight Arrow Products, Inc., Bethlehem, PA, has been the maker of “Mane ‘n Tail” personal care products since 1970. These exclusive hair and skin care products are renowned for their quality and performance in both the Equestrian and Human markets. Straight Arrow manufactures all of its own products and remains a leading manufacturer of personal care products by adhering to strict quality assurances, guidelines and consistently meeting its self-imposed, demanding performance standard. The company credo is to “Satisfy the Customer” which has been our company’s tradition from day one. Straight Arrow presently sells its products through approximately 75,000 locations in North America and internationally.

Responsibilities: Formulation of Skin Care, Hair Care, and OTC products including but not limited to creams, lotions, shampoos, conditioners, detanglers, and other cosmetic products. Responsibilities include setting product specifications for newly created products and raw materials, originating process manufacturing procedures, and developing new products to meet marketing and sales department needs.

Qualifications: BS in Chemistry, Biology or related field. Knowledge of industry trends. Creative thinking, technical writing, and organizational skills. The ideal candidate will have 5 years or more industry experience on the bench formulating. Knowledge of cosmetic/personal care raw materials, functionality, interactions and regulatory limits. Understanding of emulsion and surfactant technology as well as general formulation techniques. Must be familiar with FDA OTC monographs.


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