Body Hygiene Development Researcher - Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Competitive salary
Oct 22, 2015
Dec 31, 2016
Result Type
Position Type
Full Time

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Job Function: Research
Employment type: Full - Time
Location: Rio de Janeiro - Head Office
Country: Brazil

Hygiene is Important! Did you ever realize that you use about SEVEN hygiene products a day? Did you notice that every day, when you wake up in the morning, you use at least 4 before you even drink your coffee? Therefore, don’t you think that whoever researcher gets to lead the product development innovation funnel for the Body Hygiene Lab at L’Oréal will be a game-changer of the beauty industry?

We are a team of multidisciplinary, dynamic and creative researchers working in Anti-Perspirant & Deodorants , the largest category of Body Hygiene, and we want you to join us to grow this category further, drive innovation, and endlessly outperform the competition. 

You will not just deliver products, you will deliver ideas and breakthrough innovation, build the technical capability to make it real, and bring it to the final consumer.  You will ensure all innovations are rooted in strong consumer insight and delivered to the highest technical standards. In connection with the different Research & Innovation key players, you will be responsible for the design of data mining solutions that will contribute to the development of new products and technologies.

You will not just manage a team, you will identify key talents and foster a creative environment from which milestone innovation will stem.  In addition, you will play a key role in shaping and delivering the lab capability program for AP/DEO Aerosols and Sticks in the Body Hygiene lab.

You will not just do lab research, you will manage a complex interface with key areas in Consumer Insight, Raw Material Department, Product Evaluation, Compatibility, Pilot and lab teams in France and US.

You will not just manage a project, you will embed the Innovation Project Management across all Pre-Dev projects. You will ensure every project has a Brief with clear action standards and aligned with key stakeholders, inform them on key project updates, control the progress of planned activities against budget planning, and ensure the team is working in accordance to safety requirements for the lab.

Who are you?

You are a Chemical Engineer/Pharmacist with proven strong experience in aerosol-based product development, for cosmetics or home care.

You have deep knowledge of Aerosol technology & science of emulsions.

You have already managed product innovation projects, from conception to launch.

You have a strong understanding of Consumer Insights.

You speak fluent English (French and/or Spanish would also be a plus!).

Learn more about product development in L’Oréal!

Who are we? - L’Oréal Research & Innovation in Figures

3782 employees in R&I – over 30 different scientific disciplines

32 International Brands

761 Million Euros invested in Research in 2014

501 Patents registered in 2014

34% of new raw materials derived from plants in 2014

Our commitments

60% reduction by 2020 of the environmental footprint of our plants and distribution centers, whilst bringing beauty to one billion new consumers.

100% of our plant-based raw materials are evaluated for their potential impact on biodiversity.

88% biodegradability for our shampoos and 86% for our shower gels reached in 2012.

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