Scientist/Chemist - Pre-development - On Hold


We are actively looking for a Scientist/Chemist in our growing Research & Innovation team to develop new and robust technologies based on identified business needs, market trends and sales force input.

The Scientist/Chemist will be a technical expert who understands hair technologies across multiple categories (hair care, hair color & styling) and carries out experiments related to the development of prototype formulations. The Scientist/Chemist will be able to work effectively both independently and as part of a larger cross-functional team.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Study of the technical feasibility of innovations and breakthrough technologies for hair care applications to meet product performance and quality requirements;
  • Identification and evaluation of new raw materials & technologies with potential benefit for cosmetic applications;
  • Management of multiple ongoing projects, design of technical approaches, set milestones and drive projects to completion;
  • Ability in solving complex problems and technical challenges;
  • Characterization and evaluation of prototype formula properties using various analytical and physical testing instruments;
  • Keep up to date with scientific literature, patents and market product/technology launches.


  • Master’s degree in Chemistry or related science field;
  • Preferably experience in the area of hair product development (shampoo, conditioner, hair color & styling) and ability in working with laboratory equipment;
  • Excellent knowledge in working with various computers software systems and measuring technologies;
  • Strong project management, problem solving, analytical and communication skills.


We promise you:

  • A market-based salary;
  • Travel allowance;
  • 31 days off per year (based on full-time employment);
  • A good pension;
  • 8% holiday allowance;
  • Staff discount on Keune products;
  • Pleasant work environment with great colleagues.