Shanghai, Shanghai Shi
Research & Innovation
Full - Time
07-Jul-2022

For more than hundred years, L’Oréal believes that beauty needs Science. In a world now transformed by digital technology and the emergence of new scientific domains, we are confident in our ability to turn these opportunities into major innovations, closely linked to the new consumer expectations all over the world. Science & Technology are allowing us to invent safe, trustable, sustainable & responsible beauty products and experiences that will change people’s lives. 

L’Oréal Research & Innovation (R&I) has continuously invested upstream in its research with a high level of ambition. Our 4 000 L'Oréal R&I people are talented and highly skilled, located in major markets, working in a cooperative way, open to the world.

In the department of ADV, we are looking for an associate expert.  

As an associate expert, your main responsibilities are : 
  • Scientific leadership 
  • Advanced scientific knowledge in his/her technical territory for developing innovative solutions or product
  • Provide ideas and action plans for pioneer technical solutions; actively seek resources both internally and externally to contribute to technical excellence within L'Oréal
  • Be an active and agile learner, explore competitors’ knowledge and advantages by building relationships with external key stakeholders
  • Represent as an expert locally in his/her technical territory; demonstrated by releasing reports, patents, publications, and building up of own reputation in the industry
  • Translate Scientific Knowledge into Business Growth
  • Be a representative to drive the Company’s culture within the team for continuous growth; assist others to connect to the Company’s long-term vision and strategy
  • Manage methodologies and technical activities for projects with a smaller scope and innovation impact. 
  • Contribute to technical directions by applying own scientific knowledge in the development of innovative products and solutions
  • Acquire substantial knowledge outside of own technical territory in order to use different methodologies across different expertise for innovation; explore and analyze opportunities, challenges and risks for technical excellence
  • Frequently exchange thoughts and ideas within the team on departmental strategic direction
  • Accurately share and explain own scientific ideas in his/ her own territory with all levels of organization. Lead and develop team to achieve results
  • Contribute to the team for continuous growth; assist others to connect to the Company’s vision and strategy. Manage methodologies and technical activities for projects with a smaller scope and innovation impact. 
  • Contribute to technical directions in the development of innovative process and solutions.
  • Explore substantial knowledge outside of own technical territory in order to use different methodologies across different expertise for innovation; explore and analyze opportunities, challenges and risks for technical solution.
  • Frequently exchange thoughts and ideas within the team on departmental strategic direction
  • Accurately share and explain own scientific/technical ideas in his/ her own territory with all levels of organization

To succeed in this position, you have : 
  • Education background
  • Required professional experience
  • Mandatory technical skills and Nice to have technical skills
  • Fluent in English

You are : 
  • Master degree or above, major in chemistry, analytical chemistry or related majors with over 8 years analytical lab working experiences. Deep understanding in mass spectrometry, especially for high resolution mass spectrometry (HR-MS). Practical experiences on mass spectrum interpretation and unknown organic molecule structure analysis. Familiar with analytical techniques such as: LC, LC/QQQ/MS. Experiences in advanced surface analysis techniques, such as ToF-SIMS, MALDI-IMS will be preferred for this position. 
  • Have full competency and comprehensive knowledge in chemistry/analytical chemistry, be capable for applying varieties of analysis tools in order to solve complex problems; propose constructive analytical solutions to stakeholders.
  • Efficient and impressive communication with internal and external partners to ensure transmission of results, promotion of technical expertise. 
  • Ability to creatively develop new protocol in order to response new request of innovative projects.
  • Showing team work and leadership in an interdisciplinary project team, propose innovative effective solution to project team based on technical expertise and know-how. 
  • Fluent in speaking and good in writing English.

If you identify yourself in this position, please apply by uploading your resume in PDF

The L'Oréal Group is convinced that difference is a deep source of wealth, that allows everyone to grow, to challenge themselves and to go further. We strongly encourage everyone to always dare and never censor themselves. Skills can always be learnt. We will be delighted to exchange with you! 


To discover our scientific and technical functions at L'Oréal Research & Innovation, please check our career website : https://careers.loreal.com/en_US/content/ResearchInnovations?3_4_3=128