Job Req ID:  19322
Date:  18-Nov-2020

Paris, FR

Functional area:  Research and Development
Contract type:  1 | Permanent job
Business area:  Fragrances




Make Up Formula Senior Engineer - Product Development

Responsibilities/Key Tasks

Within the Research Center Department, under the Make-up Formula Product Development Manager, you design make-up products and work on innovations.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate new makeup formula development, shade extension and reformulation with external Laboratory and Third party manufacturer.
  • Be identified as an internal make up formula expert and a solid partner for PUIG operation Make-Up team and Marketing team. Evaluate formulas, highlight product performance, assess technical risk for each formula. Provide with guidance and technical analysis for each development.
  • Coordinates all homologation testing and data monitoring for ensuring high quality level and commercial feasibility. Interpret the results and provide recommendations in the event of a problem
  • Interact with internal and external customers during formulation and development process.
  • Lead manufacturing transfer process from pilot lab batches to commercial production with our industrial partner.
  • Contributes in resolving formula, product or process problems during all life-cycle of the product
  • Assures that all testing to guarantee a marketable final product is on schedule. Maintenance of project tracker, providing weekly update reports to stakeholders
  • Interact with internal and external customers during formulation and development process.
  • Create, collect and maintain all the necessary product/ formula related documentation to develop and commercialize the products. (Collecting document for the creation of the PIF dossier)
  • Prepare and review required laboratory SOPs.
  • Maintain continuing awareness of scientific and technological advances relating to the development of cosmetic products.
  • Support marketing in its search for innovation by being a force of proposal in the field. Proactively seek new concepts, materials, technologies, technical opportunities and partnerships for potential application in new products.




  • 5+ years' experience in developing new product formulas for make-up product.
  • Understanding of cosmetic product attributes and consumer insights related to product development.
  • Working knowledge in physical testing and analytical methods.
  • Familiar with global cosmetic regulations and cosmetic GMP.


  •  Master's Degree or higher in Science (Chemistry, Cosmetic Chemistry, Biological Sciences, Pharmacy or Chemical Engineering, preferred).


  • English
  • French and Spanish are a plus


  • Strong oral and written communication skills required.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Specific Knowledge required: Experience in make-up product development with third party manufacturers is required



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