Hair Care Formulator Contract Position Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary
My objective is to join a company as a Development Chemist, that can be an asset to the research and development team. With more than 5 years of experience in planning, developing and implementing projects; these skills allows me to be an expertise in design, formulation and characterization of material properties, as well as coordinating testing and development.
Core Qualifications
  • Results-oriented
  • Client-focused
  • Proficiency in problem-solving
  • Quick learner 
  • File/records maintenance
  • Creative Problem Solving
  •  Project Management
  •  Product Development
2015 to 02/2015
Hair Care Formulator (Contract Position) L'Oreal City, STATE,

Improved formulas and processes to increase efficiency. Compiled and analyzed test information. Coordinated all phases of product development, including formulation, experimentation and documentation. Monitored progress of formulation and track support group testing for all lab projects to meet project launch timelines.

08/2014 to 2015
Regulatory Assistant (Contract Position) Chanel, Inc City, STATE,

Working on California Air Resources Board 2013 Survey (CARB), while collecting information about chemically formulated consumer and commercial products. Review and fill product information into submission CARB portal. Be able to troubleshoot when encounter problems. Review and combine artworks and ingredient listings for all product submissions. 

03/2013 to 06/2013
Formulation Chemist (Contract Position) Reckitt Benckiser City, STATE,

Executed experimental design techniques and evaluation reports. Coordinated all personnel involved in testing labs. Conducts all required performance and stability tests; interprets records and reports results. Assists with the resolution of complex customer and production problems.

03/2011 to 09/2011
Application Formulation Chemist (Contract Position) Presperse Incorporated City, STATE,

Coordinated all phases of product development, including formulation, experimentation and documentation. Issued detailed polymerization reports and summarized findings to inventors. Developed product testing and analysis. Launched products from concept stage to commercial release. 

09/2010 to 03/2011
Formulation Chemist (Contract Position) FMC Corporation City, STATE,

Support supply chain through performing evaluations of competitive products; reports findings as appropriate. Identifies, obtains and investigates new raw materials and product tehnologies. Familiarity with physical handling equipment (i.e. blenders, extruders, mills, etc). Analyze alternate approaches to problem solving, and giving recommendations.

02/2010 to 08/2010
Formulation Chemist (Contract Position) Salvona Technologies City, STATE,

Conduct experiments to validate product claims. Coordinated all phases of product development, including formulation, experimentation and documentation. Maintained up-to-date records of product technical data sheet and certificate of analysis. Executed experimental design techniques and evaluation reports. 

09/2008 to 09/2009
R & D Lab Technician III Ferro Corporation City, STATE,

Supported 4 senior scientists by remaining current in the field by reviewing various technical publications, competitor advertising, patents and new products. Provided onsite safety training. Produced experimental batches to provide accurate testing procedures and quality assurance. Initiated small scale batches using polite planet equipment operations.

2008 to 03/2008
Quality Control Analyst (Contract Position) Firmenich Flavors & Fragrances City, STATE,

Correctly prepared laboratory equipment and instrumentation required for tests, research, process or quality control. Analyzed flavors and fragrances samples using a Gas chromatography-mass spectroscopy (GC-MS) equipment. Accurately recorded and reported test results according to established procedures through computer software called LIMS. Neatly and accurately completed all required SOP documentation in accordance with set guidelines. 

03/2007 to 09/2007
Scientist (Contract Position) Roche Molecular Systems City, STATE,

Performed functional and chemical testing of raw materials, intermediates, bulks, finished components and packed kits. Designed assays, scheduled and coordinated laboratory work and executed research tasks. Prepared and submitted lot release protocols to regulatory agencies to maintain compliance. Participated in validation of processes, equipment and test methods, resulting in accuracy throughout experimentation.

08/2006 to 02/2007
Lab Technologist (Contract Position) International Flavors & Fragrances City, STATE,

Maintained laboratory and ran experimental trials through sensory evaluation. Compounded chemical flavors and created a medium for taste testing of products for distribution to the public. Maintained lab raw materials to streamline experiment process, reduce downtime and save company money due to timely ordering of supplies.

Expected in 2006
Bachelor of Arts: Biology
Rutgers University / New Jersey Institute of Technology - Newark, NJ
Professional Affiliations
American Chemistry Society (ACS)                                                                    
Streamlining, Experimental Design, GC-MS, Innovation, Regulatory Compliance, LIMS, Notes, Problem Solving, Product Development, Quality Control, Reporting, Safety, Supply Chain, Troubleshoot, Validation

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School Attended
  • Rutgers University / New Jersey Institute of Technology
Job Titles Held:
  • Hair Care Formulator (Contract Position)
  • Regulatory Assistant (Contract Position)
  • Formulation Chemist (Contract Position)
  • Application Formulation Chemist (Contract Position)
  • Formulation Chemist (Contract Position)
  • Formulation Chemist (Contract Position)
  • R & D Lab Technician III
  • Quality Control Analyst (Contract Position)
  • Scientist (Contract Position)
  • Lab Technologist (Contract Position)
  • Bachelor of Arts

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