Formulations Chemist – Detergents

Our world class client is currently seeking an experienced Formulation Chemist specializing in detergents to lead product development of consumer liquid laundry detergents and softeners. This is a hands-on, laboratory-based role working to take our company’s existing product technology to a new level.Position will require a relocation Houston.



· Researching and testing alternative formulations, raw materials and processing techniques in traditional and/or non-conventional approaches to develop and improve existing products

· Meeting with customers to identify new product ideas and stay current with consumer laundry product trends

· Evaluating ingredient and formula properties in ASTM laundry stain testing and consumer perception studies to optimize formula efficiency

· Finding new additives/ingredients/processes to improve product performance and increase consumer satisfaction

· Creating and monitoring product specifications for formulations to ensure quality and market competitiveness

· Working with manufacturing supervisors to insure production consistency, efficiency, and quick resolution of production issues

· Other responsibilities as necessary





· Minimum 5 years’ experience developing consumer laundry products with emphasis on liquid laundry detergents

· Broad knowledge of laundry detergent composition, functionality of ingredients and alternative raw material suppliers

· Experience conducting laundry detergent stain testing

· Enjoys working independently as the lead Scientist to drive success in an important product segment, equally at home on the bench, at the washing machine, and researching new ideas

· Broader cleaning products formulation experience outside laundry is a plus


About Prestige Technical Services

Celebrating more than 30 years in business, we recruit top-notch talent for Fortune 500, mid-size, and smaller companies coast-to-coast across the US.  Prestige Technical Services is a staffing/recruiting vendor of choice for hundreds of employers and offers staffing and recruiting solutions in the Healthcare, Science, Manufacturing, Engineering and Professional business fields. or call 513.779.6800


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