Formulating Cosmetic Chemist

Location: Sunshine Coast
Company: Concept Laboratories
Full Time


Concept Labs are an innovative and sustainable manufacturing facility based on the Sunshine Coast, QLD.  Producing cosmetic, skin care, and cleaning products for almost 25 years. We take a formula, innovation or even an early-stage concept for a cream, liquid, gel or oil, and will create it, package it, and have it ready to hit the shelves.


We are seeking a full-time Formulating Cosmetic Chemist to join our 
dynamic team here on the Sunshine Coast. 
In this role you will be responsible for the following:
– Formulating, research, testing and stability of new personal care products
– Reformulating and improving existing formulations
– Formulation pricing
– Ability to work with both raw materials and finished products.
– Defining specifications within regulatory & customer requirements.
– Creating, managing and implementing SOP’s for laboratory and production departments
– Maintaining lab reports, product formulations/re-formulations
– Research & Development records adequately kept
– Provide technical support to manufacturing during scale up
– Quality Analysis of Products for Release

– Degree in Science, preferably in chemistry or chemistry related disciplines
– Tertiary qualification in science e.g. Diploma of Personal Care Formulation (may be currently studying) or proven relevant industry experience
– Demonstrable capability in Good Laboratory Practice.
– Physical science knowledge essential
– Proficient with computers/devices – Microsoft Office 365
– Great attention to detail
– Highly organised
– Can work independently with minimal direction 
– Proactive and takes initiative 
– Ability to actively solve problems
– Prior experience essential 

− Have a strong focus on quality and attention to detail
− Be able to follow instructions with minimal supervision
− Critical Analysis
− Use initiative to solve problems or know when to ask for help
− Take pride in the work they are doing
− Have a willingness to work
− Contribute to fostering a positive and supportive work environment
− Committed to safe workplace practices

− We provide job security in working for an essential service
− We have been in operation for almost 25 years with sustainable business growth
− We are a multi award-winning company 
− We have a very supportive company culture and treat our staff to lunch every month
− We pay in line with industry award rates

If this sounds like you or your ideal job please send your application through to Naomi, we look forward to hearing from you!

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