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Req ID:  88409
Function:  R&D
Posted:  May 11, 2023

Morris Plains, NJ, US, 07950


Scientist- Face Category

R&D Luxury Brands, Morris Plains, NJ


Our purpose is to celebrate and liberate the diversity of beauty. We challenge convention through invention, expanding our horizons to enrich your reality with possibility. We build brands to inspire and enable our consumers to experience the confidence and joy of expressing their beauty, their way.


We are currently looking for a Scientist to join the Face Category and support the Luxury Business.  You will work in the Face R&D Product Development Team to design and develop new products from insights to global distribution.




In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Formulating new cosmetic products to support the commercial innovation plan
  • Building and understanding the competitive landscape and identifying consumer need gaps to develop the next generation of cosmetic products
  • Monitoring and ensuring the quality of all new products in terms of stability, compatibility, microbiology, safety, and regulatory requirements
  • Performing relevant formula related testing
  • Building a correlation between instrumental testing and product performance
  • Building the R&D capability in scientific communication & claims substantiation
  • Responsible for end-to-end project management
  • Working across R&D disciplines (process, analytical, packaging, etc.) as well as multifunctional teams to drive projects forward
  • Comply with all company policies, procedures, safety, and GMP




We’d love to see candidates who have:



  • Minimum BS in chemical engineering, chemistry, materials science, or related science, advanced degree preferred
  • 3+ years of relevant Industry experience in consumer goods (makeup, paints/coatings, foodstuff).
  • Experience with formulation and technical evaluation of products is desired. 
  • Project management skills with a record of delivering to set milestones.
  • Ability to manage multiple activities and priorities.
  • Ability to translate consumer needs into technical deliverables.
  • Ability to identify and solve problems.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to communicate science and technology to a non-technical community.
  • Team player and exhibit a “can do” attitude.
  • Hands on individual, strong GLP and organizational skills.
  • Internally motivated




This is unique role with a genuine opportunity to make an impact. You’ll get to work in a diverse environment with a team of professionals who are passionate about the work they do and know how to have some fun along the way.





Our people make us who we are. They are the brightest minds bringing the boldest ideas to life every day. If you’re the kind of person who refuses to settle, if you want to think bigger, learn faster and go further than you ever thought possible – we’d love to hear from you.

Coty is deeply committed to Changing the Conversation around Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in an effort to create a more open, inclusive, and diverse workplace where all employees can be their authentic self.





We offer equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Coty complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact We strongly believe that cultivating a diverse workplace gives a company strength. The combination of unique skills, abilities, experiences and backgrounds creates an environment that produces extraordinary results. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled.


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Country/Region:  US
City:  Morris Plains

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey