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Research & Innovation
Full - Time

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. 

  • Work closely with marketing and other partners on defining brand innovation strategy to meet target consumer needs and develop new launches
  • Stay updated on consumer, market and competition understanding and propose insights to support makeup lip business growth
  • Supervise lab operations to ensure the prompt availability of products for business that are of good quality, safe and effective, suitable for mass production, in line with the brand/category innovation strategy. Ensure launch commitments are met with regard to lead time and cost 
  • Manage lab operations by optimizing resources, define and respect launch conditions, coordinate activities with enabling departments in China and abroad, issue updates on any risks
  • Ensure the safety of people/assets and compliance with quality procedures
  • Recruit, develop and manage the team. Ensure the development of know-how and expertise and contribute to 

  • MS or PhD degree in chemistry, engineering or related scientific field
  • 6+ years’ experience in personal care formulation/product development ideally years of experience in make-up/color cosmetics
  • 2+ years’ experience in people management 
  • Familiar with beauty products beyond formulation is a plus 
  • Excellent interpersonal/communications and presentation skills in English
  • Acts / Leads with human sensitivity 
  • Entrepreneurial spirit 
  • Ability to lead, influence, create in a cross-functional and cross-cultural environment to ensure collective performance 
  • Ability to manage complexity

And how is it like to work at L'Oréal ? 

- Feel free to sit down with Karl, Product Development Engineer for L’Oréal Professionnel