Research & Development Associate

at  Deciem The Abnormal Beauty Company

Toronto, ON, Canada - 00000

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DECIEM is a humble and happy umbrella of good beauty brands like NIOD, Hylamide, and The Ordinary. We’ve been called every good and bad thing you can think of like “The most thrilling thing to happen to skincare” and “The hottest beauty company right now”.
Over the past year, we’ve sold more than one product every second, opened the doors to our 35th store, and welcomed our 1000th employee. With many products in development, a new 70,000 square-foot HQ to call home, and plans for even further retail expansion, we are excited to do even bigger things in 2020.
Ranked one of Linkedln’s Top 25 Startup Companies of 2018.


“Must Haves”

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of GLP and GMP, and regulatory requirements applicable to stability of Cosmetics and OTC products.
  • Strong interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills, self-motivated, highly organized, detail oriented, and with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Good computer skills with Microsoft applications.
  • Good technical and practical knowledge of product behavior.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and has excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Organized & good time management.
  • Good documentation practices.
  • Adaptive and flexible.

“Nice to Have”

  • 1 - 3+ years of relevant experience, strong background and expertise with related standard laboratory methods.

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Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Aid in making physical samples/prototypes from initial to final product development stage.
  • Document and report development cycle of the products.
  • Aid in researching assigned topics.
  • Work closely with Research and Development personnel on expected product behaviour throughout development stage and under stability conditions.
  • Prepare and communicate stability reports according to standards, and regulatory guidelines.
  • Perform all the necessary testing on sample prototypes and stability samples, including organoleptic properties and other tests such as pH, viscosity, and other necessary tests.
  • Perform the necessary calibration of weighing scales, viscometer, and pH meter based on written procedures.
  • Input new ingredients into ingredient database and continually update existing database.
  • Compile records for analytical studies.
  • Follow and develop new SOPs.
  • Operate and maintain laboratory equipment.
  • Assist R&D Department with lab administration.
  • Perform other duties as required.


Min:1.0Max:3.0 year(s)


Pharma / Biotech / Healthcare / Medical / R&D

Clinical Pharmacy


Chemistry or equivalent combination of education and experience



Toronto, ON, Canada