Sr Chemist
L'OREAL USA - Clark, NJ

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ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Write dossier types for new diversification dossiers:
 Conduct a literature search using internal (QIS, MP-Net, Milor, etc) and external web resources (PCPC, pharmacopeia, etc) to define the raw material and key parameters that are important to describe the raw material (GC profile, IR spectrum, physico-organoleptic specifications, impurities, and other specific analytical parameters to the raw materials).
 Identify the test methods to be used to measure the analytical parameters, using existing L'Oreal resources. Adjust the test methods or develop new test methods when no existing methods apply.
 Validate the acceptable ranges of some key parameters by conducting raw material analyses on several lots.
 Keep records of the data in a specific format (Dossier Type Operational), so that they can be easily shared with the QIMP offices worldwide.
- Support the analytical technician working on the raw material analysis by bringing knowledge and guidance as well as conducting the analytical tests when the work volume increases.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
- BS in Chemistry with 5+ years experience in the field of Analytical Chemistry.
- Strong knowledge of wet chemistry (pH, potentiometry, moisture, concentration, etc) and instrumental chemistry (High Pressure Thin Layer Chromatography, Gas Chromatography, X-ray Fluorescence Spectroscopy, Infrared Spectroscopy, UV-VIS Spectroscopy). All these skills will be applied on the job.
- The successful candidate will a self-starter and must be able to "hit the ground running" and handle multiple projects simultaneously. Team player and a positive "can-do" attitude are essential. Excellent communication skills (verbal, written and interpersonal) are a must.
- Knowledge of French is a plus. The senior chemist must be willing to spend several consecutive weeks in France for training.
- Must be computer literate.
- Long Term Authorization to work in the U.S a must.
- Candidate must be legally eligible to work in the USA on an ongoing permanent basis without requiring any assistance.

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