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Title:  Claim Specialist- R&D Scientist-Cosmetic Product Development

Specialist in Technical Information Group (TIG) will support cosmetic product development from project initiation to market launch. This role will develop technical proposals to align with product concept, will plan and coordinate clinical/consumer testing.  Additionally, will review final artwork and consumer facing claim documentation.  This role will work closely with marketing, R&D formulation groups, regulatory, and other cross-functional teams.   

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • For new product launches, recommend effective ingredients, create technology proposals that support product specific concept, positioning, and claims.
  • Review product claims and create testing substantiation plans, in close communication with marketing, formulation chemists and other cross-functional teams.
  • Coordinate with external testing houses to develop protocols and execute all testing plans.
  • Review product package claims, and other consumer facing communication materials.
  • Interact with raw material vendors and other industry representatives. If needed, bring appropriate new ingredients, technologies and services in house.

Qualifications & Competencies: 

  • BS or graduate degree in Chemistry or Biology or related field.
  • More than 3 years’ experience in cosmetic/personal-care product industry, preferably in the technical field.
  • Understanding of cosmetic product development process, and has good knowledge in cosmetic effective ingredients and claim development
  • Experience in consumer/clinical testing
  • Understanding of cosmetic regulations as it relates to claims verbiage.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organization skills and attention to details
  • Ability to work in a team and in a fast-moving environment

Shiseido is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender identity, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other classification protected by Federal, State or Local law.

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