Posted 3 weeks ago

Formulations Scientist

Company: Jel Sert
Category: Science

 West Chicago

Type: Full Time

JelSert is seeking a Formulations Scientist to join their team. The position is primarily responsible for formulation development related to new products and product improvements. This includes branded, licensed, and contract items. This position is also responsible for the primary technical transfer of the new formulations into commercial operations – in conjunction with the JelSert Technical Development Group. Essential duties:

  • Formulating and executing product development from bench to production scale for new products and/or product improvements across various product lines/programs, while maintaining within timeline and cost parameters.
  • Perform new product development that requires knowledge and experience in both processing technologies and product formulation.
  • Optimize existing formulas to achieve cost savings.
  • Create and maintain formulations, specifications, processes, and testing procedures
  • Coordinate bench samples for prototyping and Sales/Marketing presentations.
  • Collaborate with Operations, Quality Control, Supply Chain, Packaging, and Business Development to complete projects on time.
  • Work with contract customers as needed.
  • Adhere to all GMP and SQF procedures.
  • Work with vendors to identify ingredient improvements or innovative ingredient applications.