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Associate Research Scientist (MatchCo)

Location: California Brand: MatchCo Date: 05/14/2019

We are seeking a full-time, highly motivated Associate Research Scientist to support Product Development and QC processes at our Palo Alto offices.

MATCHCo is a California-based tech startup that uses its patented technology within a mobile

App to analyze skin tone and attributes and create individualized shades of makeup for its users. Its groundbreaking beauty app is made possible through the team???s professional experience, a state-of-the-art blending lab, a patented mobile technology, and in-depth consumer insights. MATCHCo empowers women to make beauty their own with an efficient digital platform and a physical product unlike any other. To learn more about MATCHCo: http://www.getmatch.co/.


MATCHCo is part of the Shiseido Americas Corporation, and it represents a contemporary reflection of Shiseido???s rich heritage of innovation. The groundbreaking MATCHCo app, running on iOS and Android platforms, is the perfect conduit to the next generation of beauty enthusiasts, representing a step change in the way Shiseido incorporates leading-edge technologies to offer compelling products which engage and empower consumers. To learn more about Shiseido: http://www.shiseido.com/.

Key Responsibilities:

??Perform laboratory experiments and line trials for the development of novel manufacturing systems

??Work with and support multi-disciplinary team to research and develop new products, including mass customization equipment and systems and point of sale dispensing systems

??Organize and catalog extensive sets of raw ingredients, parts, and test samples

??Prepare technical reports and summaries

??Use highly technical spectrophotometery equipment to collect data

??Responsible for cleaning and ongoing maintenance of laboratory tools and equipment using established procedures and calendars

??Analyze datasets and summarize results

??Bluesky development of product concepts

??Ongoing development of new color products and novel manufacturing systems

??Understand regulatory requirements

??Keep accurate records of batches and stability results

??Troubleshoot scale-up issues

??Support communication and regulatory documents with internal and external teams  involved in development, audits, testing, etc.

Qualifications & Competencies: 

??Bachelor???s degree in science or engineering-related field and 3+ years of relevant professional experience

??Ability to follow standard operating procedures in a laboratory environment with attention to detail in all measurements, calculations, equipment settings, and quality control

??Experience with Excel and PowerPoint highly desired

??Cosmetic industry experience highly preferred

??Demonstrate safe working practices including wearing appropriate PPE

??Ability to collaborate with team members and possess efficient problem-solving skills

??Perform multiple tasks simultaneously with accuracy and thoroughness despite time pressures

??Excellent communications (written and verbal) and time management skills required



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Job ID: 321 Category: R&D

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