Employment

Are you an employer looking to hire qualified or staff currently undergoing training with the Institute? Then contact us – we will notify our database of students about the position FREE – yes absolutely FREE – to help you connect with our students, and to help our students connect with Industry. Please contact info@personalcarescience.com.au with a description of the position and we will post it here and send to our student (current and graduates) database.

Production Chemist – Full Time

Melbourne, Australia

We are a cosmetic manufacturing company, seeking a Production Chemist to join our growing global business. A unique opportunity has presented itself to work as part of our dynamic and supportive team.  The role is full-time, reporting to the senior Laboratory Manager and will be responsible for:

  • The testing and operation of laboratory equipment – analytical scales, centrifuges, pH meter, viscometer, etc.
  • Detailed and accurate recording of laboratory results
  • Assisting the Laboratory Manager with various activities pertaining to management of the laboratory
  • Applying appropriate technical skills in making formula modifications to meet new requirements
  • Following established laboratory procedures and protocols in accordance with GMP & ISO guidelines
  • Maintenance and creation of documentation as required

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Tertiary level qualifications in chemistry based science – ideally Diploma of Personal Care Formulation
  • 3 + years demonstrated experience in a similar role
  • Experience working with the TGA, FDA and EU compliance requirements would be an advantage
  • The ability to work collaboratively within a team
  • Fluent in English
  • Excellent attention to detail and highly organised
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • A quick learner with strong initiative and enthusiasm for the role
  • The ability to maintain a safe working environment

Please note our ability to connect applicants with employers is available to past and current students of IPCS only. Please contact info@personalcarescience.com.au with a copy of your resume if you are interested in this position.

Spa Bar Facility Manager & Potential Business Partner – Full Time

Based in Providence, Rhode Island

JOB SUMMARY:
Looking for someone who can run a Spa Bar within a small wellness Hub.

Responsibilities

  • Choose ingredients & Prepare a menu of formulations of skincare products
  • Facilitate the Spa bar, maintain its functioning
  • Potential business opportunity for part ownership
  • Order the packaging and the raw ingredients requested for the formulations

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • Some experience in the laboratory
  • Diploma in Personal Care Formulation.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Knowledge in skincare products
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize with limited supervision
  • Entrepreneur mindset

Please note our ability to connect applicants with employers is available to past and current students of IPCS only. Please contact info@personalcarescience.com.au with a copy of your resume if you are interested in this position.

Cosmetic Compounder – Full Time

Based in SE Melbourne, Australia

JOB SUMMARY:
Full Time position for experienced Cosmetic Compounder of large scale batch manufacturing required to lead small but growing team for GMP compliant manufacturing plant.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare formulations of skin care, hair care and personal care in large scale batches
  • Prepare lab samples
  • Order raw ingredients requested for the formulations.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • Experience with large scale cosmetic batch making
  • Must be familiar with cosmetic ingredients & processing
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize without supervision
  • Attention to detail a must
  • Fluent in English.

Please note our ability to connect applicants with employers is available to past and current students of IPCS only. Please contact info@personalcarescience.com.au with a copy of your resume if you are interested in this position.

Cosmetic Application Compounder – Full Time

Based in Singapore

JOB SUMMARY:
As part our Cosmetic Application team, you will be responsible for the preparation of samples of our application formulations.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare formulations of skin care and make-up formulations, hair care and hair color, personal care and fragrance to support cosmetic sales in Asia
  • Prepare samples and sample letter according to the sample requests received
  • Order the packaging and the raw ingredients requested for the formulations.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • Some experience in the laboratory
  • Diploma in Personal Care Formulation.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Knowledge in cosmetics.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize with limited supervision

Singaporean nationality or PR preferred

Possible evolutions in sales support or innovation in Singapore.

Please note our ability to connect applicants with employers is available to past and current students of IPCS only. Please contact info@personalcarescience.com.au with a copy of your resume if you are interested in this position.

Cosmetic Quality Control & Formulation Chemist

  •  Full Time
  •  Nth NSW Location

The Australian owned company which is over 35 years old is seeking a QC and or formulating chemist to be part of their small team in Northern NSW. Specialising in the manufacture of natural and organic skin, body and hair care ranges. The business comprises of manufacturing its own ranges and also contract based work.

The ideal chemist will have a sound knowledge of the certified organic industry and regulatory requirements.

The role includes:

  • Maintaining our Quality Assurance program including stability, micro and acceleration tests. This involves preparation of samples as required and implementation of appropriate tests at relevant time-point. Report writing, record keeping and maintain the program.
  • Maintaining our regulatory framework within Australia and in overseas markets, and apply that understanding to the development of new products. The position involves submissions to our organic certifiers ACO, COSMOS, OFC for certifications, including preparation for annual external audits.
  • Helping to develop new products, creating product/range briefs for clients
  • Lab housekeeping, raw material, bulk and finished product analysis, QC checked.

The right candidate will:

  • Preferably will possess a qualification in Science (chemistry) and/or Diploma of Personal Care Formulation supported by 2+ years experience in a Quality Control position preferably for cosmetic products.
  • Be confident and experienced in developing new products to meet a brief and timeline.
  • Have a familiarity with cosmetic/ pharmaceutical industry in Australia. In particular with key manufacturers and raw material suppliers.
  • A passion and knowledge of green chemistry philosophy and approaches.
  • Management skills and ability to work in small team. With the ability to take direction but also work autonomously.
  • Ideally have experience in anhydrous formulas and manufacture as well as natural/organic formulas.
  • Be a good communicator who can relate well across all areas of the business.
  • Sound knowledge of workplace health and safety regulations.

The position requires the person to work from our manufacturing facility in Billinudgel. Located 30 minutes South from Gold Coast Airport, 20 minutes North of Byron Bay.

Please note our ability to connect applicants with employers is available to past and current students of IPCS only. Please contact info@personalcarescience.com.au with a copy of your resume if you are interested in this position.

National Account Manager – Auckland, NZ

As a result of strong growth, this company is seeking a National Account Manager for their Performance Ingredients division in NZ. In this role, you will be responsible for the sales growth of performance additives and materials to manufacturers and marketers of health, nutraceutical, personal care, cosmetics and food products. These are key market for the organisation.

The customer base includes major local and international marketers and manufacturers, contract manufacturers and blenders as well as smaller niche players looking for an innovative edge. The product range includes antiperspirant actives, emollients, dispersants, surfactants, essential oils, suspending agents, rheology modifiers, natural extracts, conditioning agents and polymers, emulsion stabilizers and skin care actives.

If you’re an outgoing, career focused individual, who has worked as a new product development chemist or is qualified in a cosmetic or personal care product formulation science, this role could be ideal for you. It is expected that you will be tertiary qualified in Science or Chemistry e.g Bachelor or Diploma of Personal Care Formulation.

This company offers a clearly defined career path and the role will provide you with an excellent opportunity to utilise your technical knowledge and develop your commercial and business skills.

The company was established in 1923 and they partner with some of the world’s leading producers of chemical specialties. With their NZ Branch in Auckland and their head office based in Sydney, Australia, they utilise an extensive warehousing and logistics network to supply and service customers within New Zealand, Australia, the South Pacific and South East Asia.

The company invests heavily in their staff development and internal promotions are very common.

Please note our ability to connect applicants with employers is available to past and current students of IPCS only. Please contact info@personalcarescience.com.au with a copy of your resume if you are interested in this position.