We disrupted the shaving industry in 2011 by delivering great blades at an awesome price, right to your door. From razors, we quickly grew into a men’s self-care brand offering oral care, hair styling, deodorant, skincare, and fine fragrance along with services and content designed to help guys take care of their minds and bodies so they can be their best selves.

We spend our days working to eliminate the stigma around being a man and wanting to take care of yourself. In turn, we hope that you will come to us in your most vulnerable moments. Here, you will find answers to your questions, from Club Pros who know what it takes to make you look, feel, and smell your best. You got a problem? We’ve got a solution. Welcome to the Club.

We are looking for a creative, passionate, results-oriented Senior Formulation Chemist to join our R&D team. This position will be responsible for development and continuous improvement of our non-razor products working with external partners and internal cross-functional departments from project concept to launch. It’s a position for a talented team player who is not afraid to roll up their sleeves and get work done.

Essential responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Manages, drives and oversees external partners (manufacturers and fragrance/flavor suppliers) in the on time (every time) formulation development of new, reformulated and/or tech-transferred products, beginning with brief and leading through first production.
  • Partners and works closely with internal, cross-functional departments as the formulation lead (Packaging, Marketing/Brand Development, Consumer Insights, Operations, Quality, Project Management, Regulatory/Legal, Creative/Agency, PR, and Member Services/Edu) throughout each step of the development process from product concept through launch.
  • Maintains a high degree of competitive product & raw material knowledge across the male grooming cabinet but also adjacent technologies, while scouting to identify new and upcoming trends or technologies.
  • Leads R&D elements of product development, including but not limited to – adherence to product philosophy, claims substantiation, testing, trialing and scale up.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Biology or related field. Master’s degree in Cosmetic Science preferred
  • 6+ years of Formulation Development experience within Personal Care/Beauty Industry
  • In-depth understanding of product development process and testing requirements of a cosmetic and OTC product from concept to launch
  • Excellent knowledge of raw materials and their functions
  • Proven ability to develop high quality products within cost and on time
  • Ability to multi-task and handle multiple projects with various deadlines
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong work ethic, self-motivated, solution-focused and able to work autonomously. Get it done mindset
  • Excellent collaborator and flexible team player
Dollar Shave Club is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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Dollar Shave Club will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box) Ordinance.

Thank you for considering a career with Dollar Shave Club.


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