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R&D Lab Manager

Leading Beauty Brand in Orange County is looking for a  R&D Lab Manager


•             Cosmetics and Personal Care sector which includes helping to develop and grow the business both domestically and globally. In addition this position will oversee and manage our Laboratory – focusing on Cosmetics and Skincare formulations.

•             Responsible for all laboratory functions of the Cosmetic and Personal Care sectors.

•             Provide oversight and guidance to various technical Teams within the company, including Chemistry, R&D, Marketing and other key technical areas/departments.

•             Utilizes in-depth technical know-how on specific product line, test methods for the industry and/or product use in industry specific applications.

•             Provide technical leadership for the lab and direct the activities of a group of technicians and subject matter experts.

•             Collaborate with sales teams, account managers and interface with clients.

•             Handle multiple tasks with a high degree of accuracy.

•             Works as an individual contributor by developing and testing solutions.

•             Stays current with trends, development and innovations in focus industry and the relevant product lines, maintain knowledge of customer application testing, and supports business growth.

•             Responsible for providing testing solutions to our customers and technical knowledge of Cosmetics and Personal Care segments.

•             Be able to work in collaboration with internal and external sources.

•             Check technical records, perform data analysis, and review laboratory reports.

•             Conduct review of client demands and determine availability of resources and work with sales providing support when developing pricing.


•             Must have a technical/ science background, chemistry, biology engineering etc.

  • MS with 5-7 years related experience preferred.

•             Previous project management experience is desired

•             Demonstrated laboratory skills, data collection and reporting.

•             Knowledge of the Cosmetic and Personal Care sectors desirable.

•             Experience with Microsoft Office Suite.

•             Expected to work independently as well as part of a team.

•             Must have a customer focus.