Chemist / Formulator

  • Sector: Monroe Cosmetic & Fashion
  • Contact: Sherly Veronica Abrila Tutuarima
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  • Client: Monroe Consulting Group
  • Location: Jakarta
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Expiry Date: 18 December 2021
  • Job Ref: BBBH229932_1637278928

Executive recruitment company Monroe Consulting Group Indonesia is recruiting on behalf of a leading multinational company with a core focus on cosmetic and personal care manufacturing. As expansion continues, our client is seeking a professional with at least 3-5 years' experience in beauty sector for the job of Chemist. The job is based in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Key responsibilities

  • Develop formulation and product from sourcing to 1st batch of Pilot/Production Scale based on product brief and safety standard of consumer.
  • Develop a robust formulation based on product briefed from customer and safety standard of consumer.
  • To deliver on time, relevant and robust NPD formulations to the Global Business, partner with packaging and manufacturing to ensure a design for manufacturing approach
  • Prepare Mixing procedure for pilot/production scale.
  • Prepare product story/marketing sheet for customer in regards of formulation.
  • Support Commercial in terms of Technical or Formulation part
  • Involved in Global Innovation Project by prepare the formulation in accordance with global requirements.
  • Form strong collaboration with key Indonesian functions and support commercial strategy


  • Degree qualification in a relevant scientific discipline
  • Minimum 3-5 years' experience in skincare or colour cosmetic formulation development across luxury skincare, body and bath care, haircare and oral care.
  • Understanding of Indonesia Halal criteria
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills with fluency in written and spoken English and local language.
  • Extensive knowledge of cosmetic ingredients and their usage within skincare cosmetics formulation.
  • Evidence of working with marketing /commercial teams to turn product concepts and ideas into innovative, robust products to exceed consumer expectations.
  • Proven track record of developing skincare and colour cosmetics formulations from first principles.
  • Excellent Raw Material Chemistry knowledge.
  • Proven track record of investigative approach particularly in areas that are unfamiliar.