Development Technician / Formulator

Job Description

Career Opportunity with L’Oreal – Development Technician / Formulator

Key Job Accountabilities

Assist in developing, adapting and conducting experiments and protocols in a prompt manner with a view to creating and developing new products; ensuring follow-up and monitoring use of products over time. 

  • Create products through development stages defined with managers; draw up and/or approve operating procedures; evaluate product performance; ensure stability, conformity and safety; contribute to laboratory innovation projects 
  • Ensure successful follow-up on formula projects in line with specifications and lead times; provide feedback on the quality of the formula/product
  • Work with support services and/ or contacts in industry and marketing; monitor and validate product manufacturing (Demi-Grand, factories, etc.) at each stage of development 
  • Ensure sustainable laboratory procedures to pass on knowledge and expertise
  • Develop and safeguard knowledge (patents, etc.) 
  • Ensure lab resources are in good working order; ensure compliance with safety regulations and quality procedures in force in the laboratory
Professional and Technical Competencies
  • Scientific and technical excellence
  • Transforms scientific/technical knowledge into discovery or inventions 
  • Creates actives, technologies and products to maximize the perceived performance. 
  • Interprets results in the most relevant way and communicates them with integrity 
  • Continuously develops expertise and researches new technologies or methods. Shares and passes on scientific/technical expertise. 
  • Leverage digital to accelerate innovation, to open new areas of performance and develop connected cosmetic. 
Creativity Inspired by Consumers 
  • Develops knowledge of consumers in all their diversity. 
  • Proposes creative ideas or scientific concepts based on consumer insights 
  • Translates consumer/market insights into outstanding product performance goals 
Entrepreneurship for Innovation
  • Generates big concepts or technologies 
  • Takes risks to create radical or disruptive innovation and manages them in an effective way 
  • Maximizes major innovation projects, prioritize and simplify 
  • Ensures compliance with quality, safety and sustainability. 


Cooperative Leadership for Innovation

  • Shares the vision and translate it into effective goals 
  • Acts with a local and global perspective to achieve the multipolar innovation goals 
  • Promotes collaboration among functions to ensure collective performance 
  • Fosters dialogue with the business and brands to transform innovation into big market opportunities.
L’Oreal Competencies
  • Acts / leads with human sensitivity 
  • Displays sensitivity to our “métier” 
  • Demonstrates entrepreneurship 
  • Innovates 
  • Achieves results, with integrity 
  • Manages complexity 
  • Interacts effectively