19/11 Jotbir Singh Bhalla
Founder at Coventix Business Solutions

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Scientist - Product Development - Pharma (4-7 yrs)

Gurgaon/Gurugram Job Code: 8230

Role Summary:

- The basic challenge will be to demonstrate product development capability within the category.

- The candidate is expected to build a vibrant NPD pipeline of projects within R&D on the basis of existing insights/category.

- The candidate must be a self-starter, and, must display a strong inclination and passion to develop a host of innovative projects which shall feed the NPD pipeline.

- Candidate must be able to quickly spot product opportunities based on the consumer in sighting/domain knowledge and define a quick road map for rapid product development.

Role Responsibilities:

- The candidate should have a thorough understanding of pre-formulations and product development.

- The candidate should have strong technical and hands-on experience in developing Hair care formulations.

- Document the product development pathway by means of suitable reports and dossiers, interact and coordinate with different functions for various activities

- Conduct wet and instrumental analysis of relevant product categories.

- Utilize measurement techniques to characterize and predict product behavior over time.

- Understand and follow protocols/test methods used to measure functional and aesthetic performance- Analyse and evaluate the competition.

- The role requires regular interaction with Innovation & Marketing functions. The candidate will report to the R&D Head and shall interact with the Head Personal Care Research to build a relevant product portfolio in Haircare.

Skills Required:

- Strong Interpersonal skills- Strong communication and presentation skills- An understanding of regulations governing cosmetics - Analytical abilities coupled with an understanding of and ability to use statistical tools-

- Must possess a sound understanding of product formulations, consumer expectations/insights, as well as gaps in the delivery of existing formats.

- Some level of consumer interaction to understand consumer needs- An appetite for learning, open mind for innovation, questioning status quo, ability to think out of the box.

- Ability to work in a team & to demonstrate the practical use of the knowledge base in Innovation Projects.

Qualification: - M Tech/M.Sc - Chemistry /Cosmetics Technology with 4-7 years- experience in the field of formulation development preferably in the field of hair, Skin

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