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Skin care Applications Scientist

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Date: Jun 8, 2021

Location: Gava, B, ES, 8850

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

The Lubrizol Corporation is an innovative specialty chemical company that produces and supplies technologies that improvethe quality and performance of our customers' products in the global transportation, industrial and consumer markets. Lubrizol’s industry-leading technologies in additives, ingredients and compounds enhance the quality,performance and value of customers’ products, while reducing their environmental impact.


Lubrizol has an immediate need for an Skin care Applications Scientist in our Gava location.  We are looking for this person to deliver new concepts in skin care, sun care, and color cosmetics by technically leading application development of projects.  


Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Work collaboratively as a member of cross-functional project teams to introduce new solutions to the skin care market.
  • Drive application evaluation of short-term and long-term projects that demonstrate unmatched customer value of Lubrizol’s solutions in skin care formulations.
  • Conduct and manage scientific experiments:  Collect, record, analyze, and draw conclusions from data.  Use focused development tools such as Design of Experiments (DOE) as needed.
  • Regularly communicate project updates to project and leadership teams.
  • Develop regional prototype formulations to support regional marketing initiatives for global product launches.
  • Explore new applications and enhanced formulation benefits with leveraged products in skin care formulations.
  • Ensure experimental products and new formulation concepts are evaluated against appropriate benchmarks using accepted protocols.
  • Support Lubrizol’s IP strategy.  Publish articles in trade journals, present in trade shows as needed to sell valued solutions.
  • Support marketing to develop technical literature for new products and applications concepts.
  • Train internal colleagues, distributors, and customers on new concepts/solution
  • Participate in the good daily laboratory work (cleansing and calibrations)
  • BS degree on Chemistry, Pharmacy or Chemical Engineering
  • Minimum 5 years of experience formulating leave-on skin care (including color cosmetic, sun care, and emulsion forms)
  • Knowledge of regional trends, product formats, and customer base for leave-on skin care markets
  • Knowledgeable around testing performance of leave-on skin care products
  • Ability to plan and organize multiple projects with minimal supervision
  • Ability to manage a technician
  • Ability to work safely within Lubrizol laboratories and customer facilities
  • Strong project management, record keeping, and verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to travel as needed

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