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Senior Research Scientist - Formulation

Kinsa Group
Ada, Michigan, United States
6 days ago


Our global client is a well-established manufacturer and distributor of a wide variety of consumer products that support the health and well-being of consumers, currently seeking a Senior Research Scientist to join their high functioning team of diverse professionals.  You will create, develop, test, and promote ideas and concepts, leading formulation activities for new product launches.  You will have a daily dose of excitement and challenge, formulating skin and body care products, for global consumers in multiple markets.  You will lead all aspects of skin care product formulation from early discovery (product creation), through technical development and scale up, to production activities. You will help to determine the future of their world-class product lines through product development activities from discovery through commercialization. If you enjoy creating and delivering new global products with passion, you will love this job as a Senior Research Scientist – Formulation. Your energy, creativity, and positive influence will be highly valued on this team!


  • Competitive base and bonus
  • Health, Dental, Vision, and Prescription coverage
  • 401K with generous company contribution and match
  • Profit Sharing
  • Company paid Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Company paid Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • On-Site Fitness Facility
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Employee discounts
  • Well-Being Services


  • Minimum 4-6 years’ experience in formulation development
  • Product development industry experience in beauty, skin care or personal care products, with experience in design, development, discovery, and delivery
  • BS or MS degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Formulation Sciences, or related scientific discipline
  • Experience leading research including technical and product landscape
  • Ability to create, develop, test, and promote ideas and concepts
  • Skin physiology knowledge – must have the desire to learn
  • Willing to travel once COVID restrictions are lifted

Job Information

  • Job ID: 59991963
  • Location:
    Ada, Michigan, United States
  • Company Name: Kinsa Group
  • Position Title: Senior Research Scientist - Formulation
  • Employer Type: Private Label Manufacturers
  • Area of Interest: Formulator
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 3-5 Years
  • Required Travel: 10-25%

Kinsa Group provides recruiting and professional placement services with a specific focus on the food & beverage industry. We search for and recruit highly qualified food and beverage industry professionals and senior-to-executive level management candidates through our unique recruiting process. Kinsa has been serving companies throughout the United States since 1985.

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