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Kawasaki (Kanagawa)
Research & Innovation
Full - Time
10-Feb-2021

Engaging Question Example : "Do you like diving in cosmetic formulation top challenge at the frontier between biological actives and consumer enriched experience ?"

Then L'Oréal Research & Innovation might be exactly the place you have always been looking for !

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 R&I has continuously invested upstream in its research with a high level of ambition. Our 3800 L'Oréal R&I people are talented and highly skilled, located in major markets, working in a cooperative way, opened to the world. 

Generic paragraph to introduce the recruiting domains/function/entity/hub - Example - As part of the R&I 360 deployment, the Scalp Application Domain work on solving the rising needs of consumers in scalp and hair quality with disruptive new products in offering best in class performances, with full ethical and environmental consideration.

Engaging and inspirational sentence to describe the position OR inspirational quote - Example : We are looking for an entreprenarial cosmetic formulator to explore the hair and scalp products of tomorrow.


YOU WILL...
  • Propose and develop innovative technologies for scalp and hair, based on consumer needs and scientific understandings
  • Select and use concepts, technologies and raw materials, scouted and produced together with an international network of fundamental research, in various formula architecture to launch products in some of the most recognized worldwide brands
  • Design and evaluate products with consumers, in collaboration with brands, development evaluation team, to assure the best-in-class performances of technologies and formulas
  • Scout the evolution of the cosmetic world and consumer trends, to identify worldwide opportunities for improving consumer satisfaction and confidence in enjoyable and performing products
  • Modernize formulation science for products respectful of the planet, from green sourcing to minimal environmental impact

YOU HAVE...
  • Master in Science or PhD, and experience in innovative projects (upstream projects) developing new technologies with prototyping & formulating skills. Strong skills in developing technical hypothesis and scientifically proving it
  • Experience in Skin care and/or hair science and cosmetic products (ideally cleansers, shampoos, conditioners, serums). At least 5-year formulation and/or process experience in cosmetic companies from technology concept to product launch
  • Experience working in an international environment, with excellent communication and presentation skills in english (and preferably in Japanese as well)
  • Strong in Physical Chemistry, Characterization of hair fibers, and Morphology of hair shaft as well as follicles, ideally in Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Surface Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry as well
  • Experience in patent application and survey, specifically for freedon-to market search, patent mapping and proposing patent strategy.

YOU ARE...
  • An independent and skilled researcher, engaged to transform scientific and technical knowledge into invention and innovation- Can be inspired by technical specific competencies required for the job, or by L'Oreal Competencies
  • A daring entrepreneur – eager to revolutionize people’s life by generating big concept and technologies, managing risk and deliveries in an effective way
  • A sustainability actor, understanding how science and environment interplay, and driven to find alternative to current technologies positively impacting the planet and society
  • A collaborative team player – sharing a vision and act as a team player to achieve a multipolar innovation goal
  • A Curious and organized creator – developing and sharing knowledge about consumers, market, technology, and propose new ideas within a network of peers