Application & Formulation Chemist

United States, Morristown (New Jersey)

Application & Formulation Chemist

What makes YOU different?

Lonza Specialty Ingredients (LSI) combines technological innovation with world class manufacturing and process excellence.  Together, these enable our customers to deliver their discoveries in key areas:

Microbial Control Solutions serves consumer and technical markets by safeguarding resources and peoples’ wellbeing. We are a trusted and innovative supplier of microbial control solutions and chemical technologies used in a wide range of industrial and consumer solutions. Our vast product portfolio of microbial control and chemical technologies offer quality products backed by technical and regulatory expertise, meeting our customers’ current and future needs.

Specialty Chemical Services provides solutions for composite materials and processing additives for technically demanding industries, such as electronics, transportation and aerospace. We also provide performance intermediates & chemicals for many industrial applications, such as agro intermediates, food & feed ingredients, cosmetics, non-current good manufacturing practices (non-cGMP) intermediates, and custom development & manufacturing.

Lonza Specialty Ingredients (LSI) is looking for an Application & Formulation Chemist to conduct formulation work, independent research and testing design, and provide technical support within the Product Development and Applications group for NA Hygiene and Preservation. The work results in existing product promotion, new products, extension into new applications needed to support the disinfection/sanitation and preservation business initiative.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Independently conduct experiments to develop and execute projects for new products, formulations, or expanded application uses.

  • Conduct performance testing per standardized testing protocols.  Able to recommend suitable modifications to protocols.  Responsible for sample preparation and submitting samples for testing to microbiology and analytical groups, and interacting with the groups on a technical level.

  • Prepare detailed technical assessments and reports and proposing next steps for consideration. Document experimental protocol and data and ensure invention records are properly prepared and submitted to patent attorneys for patent submittal and invention documentation.

  • Conduct stability testing of hygiene products per Lonza protocols for fragrance, dye and wipe substrate qualification.

  • Participate in product launches / promotions as appropriate. Promote the Lonza brand / profile via the development of technical literature, active participation in industry organizations or technical societies, and customer interaction.

Key Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry or related field

  • 3+ years (Bachelor Degree) -OR- 1+ years (Master Degree) of application development experience in a formulation lab

  • Experience in consumer care or healthcare products is a plus

  • Experience formulating and testing products

  • Openness to share information and data, ability to work independently as well as part of a team

A major part of the heritage of LSI is being able to deliver unique solutions to its customers. Being the driving force behind this approach – listening, asking, understanding to match the right elements in a new way has been an inherent part of our day-to-day business. Always with the goal to enable a competitive advantage for each customer with a specific product, package or solution.

Lonza is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a qualified individual with disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Reference: R26929