Shanghai, Shanghai Shi
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 Research & Innovation (R&I) has continuously invested upstream in its research with a high level of ambition. Our 4 100 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 Skincare DA, we are looking for a (Junior) Scientist.

As a (Junior) Scientist, your main responsibilities are : 
§  Select technologies meeting the innovation objectives of Skincare DA
§  Design robust platforms that can be cascaded into winning formulas matching the defined performance objectives and timing
§  Be the guarantor of quality, safety and sustainable development commitments
§  Start to collect, sort and perform an initial analysis of scientific and technical information, clarify state of arts, conduct bibliographic research, for experiment preparation and manipulations
§  Perform the lab trials and follow scaling up, industrialization studies and all the tests (stability, safety/efficacy, and consumer), write technical & project status recap and ensure systematic reporting and/or presentation
§  Analyze the results, ensure the interpretation and make proposals and technical solutions to solve the technical challenge of projects
§  Apply patents for protecting innovation technology
§  Project planning, experimental planning for given projects, made time control, risk assessment and mitigation actions
§  Transfer Skincare DA technology to Development while sharing his/her expertise and retaining a leader role in project follow-up
§  Participate in the development of expertise and know-how (consumer insights, market knowledge, new conception methods etc.)
§  Start to transfer knowledge and know-how, and provide technical support to colleagues in certain projects
§  Start to diversify his/her competences and integrate various information into his/her own work
§  Build technical network with other functional team (Dev, SOF team, physical chemistry team etc.)
§  Ensure and respect all company and R&I guidelines, ex. EHS rules and good laboratory practice. (ex. housekeeping)
§  Lead and coordinate transversal missions

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 above, chemistry related background, lab work/formulation experience, understanding of research activities and relevant scientific and technical application
§  Responsible, working under pressure, hard working
§  Logical and sharp communication
§  Creativity, proposes creative ideas or scientific concepts
§  Fluent in English and Chinese
§  Team spirit minded
§  Sense and knowledge about makeup products, makeup trend, market awareness

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! 

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