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, we are looking for a (Jr.)Scientist.

As a Scientist, your main responsibilities are : 
·       Well understanding on cosmetic formulation technically and developing skincare product
·       Be consumer centric when design a new product, be very clear on target consumer and end benefits to deliver
·       Work very close with PD on retro planning, cost optimization and industrial feasibility
·       Work very close with DMI on development direction as product sensory and performance
·       Build up good networking with CMI/PPE on consumer relevance and product performance evaluation
·       Collaborate with DIMP for new RM exploring for better performance
·       Collaborate with factory, ensure smooth production process and good quality

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

You are : 
  • 3-5+ years’ experience in cosmetic formulation, basic knowledge of major cosmetic raw material, formulation skills, skin biology and consumers.
  • Bachelor or Master Degree in related science: polymer, physical chemistry, chemistry, biochemistry, food industry, fine industry, etc.
  • Good listening, writing and speaking in English
  • Familiar with mask portfolio and recommend relevant technology
  • Open minded, ownership, responsibility and strong interest in cosmetic  
  • Love to learn, practice and experience
  • Willing to exchange, sharing and collaborate
  • Strong team work sense

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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