DESCRIPTION Only those lawfully authorized to work in the designated country associated with the position will be considered. Please note that all Position start dates and duration are estimates and may be reduced or lengthened based upon a client’s business needs and requirements. Chemist Location: Darien, CT 06820 Duration: 9 months Qualifications : • BS/MS in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related field plus 0-4 years of experience (or) • Prior experience in Hair Color/Care or Consumer Products formulation. • Strong problem-solving skills and positive attitude. • Strong communication and analytical skills. Quick learner. • Strong data management (excel etc.) Responsibilities : The role of the temporary scientist – hair color is to assist hair color scientists in developing new hair color formulations. This will involve problem solving, lab batching, analysis, and testing. The scientist should competently understand test methods required to deliver a quality product and conduct laboratory experiments. • Prepare lab batches for hair color applications and conduct testing to verify release criteria. • Conduct stability and efficacy testing including detailing experiments, analysis, and summary of results. • Maintain documentation of lab results, conclusions, and next steps. • Contact suppliers and in-house experts to source raw materials or data as needed. Benefits: For information and details on employment benefits offered with this position, please visit here . Should you have any questions/concerns, please contact our HR Department via our secure website . California Pay Equity: For information and details on pay equity laws in California, please visit the State of California Department of Industrial Relations’ website here .