senior scientist resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Innovative, analytical and accomplished R & D scientist with 20 plus years of bench chemistry, formulation, and product development experience. Charismatic Group Leader known for exceptional skills in formulation development and ingredient science. Able to remain composed and calm in any type of situation. Pursuing a new position where a great background will be widely appreciated.

  • Knowledgeable in Formulation Technology
  • Relationship building
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Time management
  • Identifying problems
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Technological instruction
  • Teaching/tutoring
  • Conflict resolution
  • Anatomy, Bio-
  • Chemistry, Biology I, Biology, charts, Chemistry I, Coach, concept, continuous improvement, Customer relations, data collection, direction, documentation, email, experiments, Genetics, Hiring, ISO, laboratory equipment, Notes, marketing, materials, Molecular Biology, MSN, Payroll, Physics I, Physiology I, product development, product development, product testing, Psychology I, record keeping, research, Safety, sales, Scheduling, specification, strategy, supervisor, supervision, phone
Senior Scientist, 10/2021 - Current
Juul Raleigh, NC,
  • Develop formulations related to Vagisil brand in intimate health and OTC category
  • Oversee pilot process in manufacturing setting
  • Oversee production process in manufacturing setting
  • Perform and monitor stability under various temperature conditions
  • Maintain current working laboratory
  • Order supplies as needed
  • Adhere to Combe SOP's
  • Meet with vendors
  • Keep ahead of industry trends
Group Leader, 12/2011 - 12/2020
Whirlpool Columbia, SC,
  • Hair & Body Application Technology Lead lab in creation of concept and launch kits, to support marketing and fill the pipeline Conduct laboratory efficacy and claims tests and write reports detailing experiments, and analysis and summary of results Customer interaction (visits, phone, email) and support Motivate and challenge to drive high performance Coach and develop team members to reach their full potential Commit to "hiring the best" internally and externally Create an inclusive environment which embraces and derives value from diversity Role model and enable development of competencies in others needed to implement BASF's strategy Maintain a strong safety mindset and strive to keep a safety first and foremost mindset Develop prototypes to meet customers' needs that promote BASF materials (i.e.
  • customer projects) Execute performance and career development discussions Build of technical tools to support future growth, build on true specialties with additional data collection Technical visits with customers, training of sales force as well as distribution partners Support, as needed Meet ISO metrics for continuous improvement.
Senior Chemist 1, 12/2002 - 12/2011
Planet Pharma Tucson, AZ,
  • Formulate a variety of personal care products under progressively reduced supervision and direction of the Group Leader/ Sr.
  • Group Leader.
  • Understand, utilize and document within laboratory notebook and FWS every batch made with details of reason for the batch, batching notes, batch specification results and other test results as applicable.
  • Understand, follow and adhere to project cost objectives and timeline's developed by supervisor and detailed for each project.
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of the product development process and the details of each step of the process Conduct stability as required by the supervisor, i.e., track stability, update results charts and summarize data for review at each test period.
  • Conduct efficacy testing as required by supervisor Co-ordinate Salon Testing Conduct laboratory efficacy and claims tests and write reports detailing experiments, and analysis and summary of results Co-ordinate Microbiological and Safety Testing Interact with raw material vendors and other industry representatives to further build an understanding of their technologies, products and services and continue to develop professional relationships.
  • Handle formulation and manufacturing issues for new and existing personal care products.
  • Actively participate in the development of new and innovative products or technologies.
  • Participate in pilot and first production batches and write detailed descriptions of batching procedures to ensure batch reproducibility Investigate properties of raw material used in formulations and demonstrate progressive understanding of using these chemicals in choosing chemicals during product development via documentation in product developmental rationale.
  • Gained a working knowledge of laboratory equipment utilized to evaluate the physical and performance attributes of various product types Handle other projects and duties as assigned.
Chemist I, 12/1999 - 12/2001
Bristol Meyers Squibb/Clairol City, STATE,
  • Clairol product testing and evaluation Experimental testing of formulation materials Competitor product testing and evaluation.
  • Expertise in record keeping of research data Conduct experimental formulations.
  • Powder persulfate formulations Shade matching/analysis Fragrance stability testing Knowledge and use of; Minolta spectrophotometer, Dye assays, Specific gravity machine, Instron, Viscometer, Rheometer, pH meter, Turbine mixer.
Education and Training
Bachelors of Science: Biology, Chemistry, Expected in 05/1999
Mercy College - Dobbs Ferry, NY,
Status -

Science curriculum completed; Biology I+II, Chemistry I+II, Organic Chemistry I+II, Bio- Chemistry, Genetics, Physics I, Micro-Biology, Ecology, Developmental Biology, Sociology, Kinesiology, Molecular Biology, Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy, Anatomy+Physiology I, Psychology I

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School Attended

  • Mercy College

Job Titles Held:

  • Senior Scientist
  • Group Leader
  • Senior Chemist 1
  • Chemist I


  • Bachelors of Science

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