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The main responsibilities include:

Job vacancies:Lab Technicians x 2

Position: Lab Technicians x 2

Work under supervision, conducts experimentations to support development new product or/and alternative RIs source evaluation program as well as support other cost saving strategic initiatives and SC manufacturing operations projects. Makes critical observations, consult with supervisor and takes actions, reports results of experimentations.
Requirements: Graduate in chemistry (cosmetics/pharmacy) or Chemical Engineering/Technology or related science, minimum 1 year experience in QC/R&D in cosmetics industry, operates all required laboratory proficiently.

Main Responsibilities

Assists and support in development of new  regional products and/or formulation modification to Grow Beauty Market in area of:
design and development new formula, complete require product/formula bench work, conduct preliminary testing, creates marketing submission, base formula with final testing and commercialization, ensure that performance evaluation and testing has been completed, prepare formula release document for management approval
Assists and support RI’s (Raw Ingredients) SSI (Strategic Sourcing Initiatives) local/regional/global program  through approvals new RI’s alternatives sources. Laboratory support of other cost saving initiatives and SC manufacturing projects
Support JBM Brand Plan (Justine Brand Marketing) with excellence including leveraging core R&D expertise by: providing technical input and ideas to COE in the development of regional strategies, provide input into marketing strategies with technology platforms and performance claims for the region through technical competitive product analysis and benchmarking
Technical support for R&D laboratory efficiency and day-to-day operations.

Salary details :  Contact Fikile Ntuli

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Start date : Immediately

Job Vacancy: Formulation and R and D Chemist

Location: Johannesburg

A Research and Development and Manufacturing company requires the services of a Formulation and R and D Chemist.

Education and Experience:

  • BSC Degree in Chemistry or equivalent  - essential
  • Coschem Diploma – preferred
  • Project Management – preferred
  • Quality Management  - essential
  • 5 years’ experience in product development 

Job Vacancies



  • Develop private label brands for leading Retailers
  • Project manage ranges from initial brief to launch
  • Source required componentry & packaging and ensure that same are compatible with products
  • Brief lab on product requirements
  • Costing of all products
  • Liaising with customers and supplier
  • Sales forecasts


  • Packaging Diploma
  • Experience of a minimum of 3 years in the Cosmetic & Toiletry Industry
  • Strong negotiating skills
  • Computer literate


This position will play a key role in the development, implementation and maintenance of the Company’s quality program. 


  • BSC chemistry / diploma
  • Knowledge of regulatory affairs
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • 2 years experience in similar environment 

Email a short concise CV with a maximum of 2 pages to:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Should you not receive a reply within 2 weeks of submission of your CV, consider your application unsuccessful.

Vacancy - Chemists - Industrial Application Scientist -JHB

Croda South Africa currently has a position available for an Industrial Application Scientist to become part of our technical team.

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