Scientist - Hair Color

Darien, CT, United States
November 25 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Other Corporate
Job Type
Staff Scientist

At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That's why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box - take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.
  • The role of the Scientist is to develop new hair color formulations. This will involve problem solving, data generation, analysis, and interpretation. The Scientist should consistently lead key tasks to completion by conducting well-designed experiments, interpreting results, recommending next steps.
  • This role will identify, recommend and implement better approaches to getting work done, thoroughly understand product development and business processes, regulatory requirements, and test methods required to deliver a quality product, and conduct laboratory experiments.
  • Identify and assess technical business opportunities and/or problems and provides recommendations to management for solutions to these problems.
  • Develop product or technologies for hair color applications, which meet product performance, quality and timing requirements.
  • Conduct own laboratory experiments. Conduct stability and efficacy testing including detailing experiments, analysis and summary of results
  • Maintain documentation of lab results, conclusions and next steps.
  • Create technical reports and effectively present experimental data and results
  • Develop a strong understanding of the product development process and the details of each step of the process
  • Seek out and read industry literature as it relates to new assignments and technologies, gain knowledge of basic industry regulations and look for inventions and improvements to hair color formulations.
  • Work with a cross-functional team to bring new products to market
  • BS/MS in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related field plus 0-4 years of experience.
  • Experience in related field, preferably Hair Color/Care or Consumer Products formulation
  • Strong problem solving skills and positive attitude.
  • Strong communication and analytical skills. Quick learner
  • Strong agility in learning new operational systems.
The salary range for this role is $66,000 to $85,000. This is the range that we in good faith anticipate relying on when setting wages for this position. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and this range is only applicable for jobs to be performed in Connecticut. This salary range may also be modified in the future.

Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and other legally protected characteristics.

Henkel does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Unsolicited referrals and resumes are considered Henkel property and therefore, Henkel will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited referral. At Henkel's request only, preferred vendors may be invited to refer talent for specific open positions. In these cases, a fully-executed agreement with Henkel must be in place and current.

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