Research and Development (R&D) Technologist at PZ Cussons

PZ Cussons is a dynamic consumer products group and innovator of some of the world’s best known and loved brands. Calling on over 130 years of expertise, we operate internationally in carefully selected developed and emerging markets that present the greatest strategic potential for future growth. Our world-class supply chain and distribution networks enable us to meet our global consumer needs and deliver quality brands that add value and enhance everyday lives.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Research and Development (R&D) Technologist

Reference: JR000620
Location: Nigeria Head Office, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Responsibilities

  • To manage continuous research, and review of formulations in skin and hair care towards improved applications in products
  • Develop claim substantiation methods and validate new methods in application.
  • Identify and manage collaboration  opportunities
  • Keep up to date with technology understanding and tracking, consumer and market research
  • Understand and Manage consumer and marketing research needs.
  • To identify consumer, competitor and market insights, and apply to innovations
  • To define and manage the development of new/improved products and evaluation against strategy.
  • Develop new (analytical and claim substantiation) test methods and generate claim substantiation documents
  • To identify gaps and new opportunities for product development/ improvement in area of specialization

Job Requirements

  • Candidates should possess a B.Sc Degree in Chemistry / Biochemistry, Diploma in Cosmetic Science will be an added advantage
  • 2 – 3 years experience.
  • Formulation development, laboratory production and analyses skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Excellent Presentation and Report Writing skills.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Closing date: Not specified