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Lab Manager, Leave On / Rinse Off

Date: Mar 10, 2019

Location: Shanghai Xinzhuang, CN

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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Lab Manager, Leave On / Rinse Off

The term of employment is limited to months.


Location: China : Shanghai Xinzhuang

Function: Innovation Management (R&D)

Career Level: Senior professionals (> 5 years)

Legal Entity: Evonik Specialty Chemicals (Shanghai) Co., Ltd

Business Line: Care Solutions


What we offer

You will work on exciting and challenging topics together with a team in an ultra-modern, innovative and creative environment. Intensive on-the-job training with expert colleagues guarantees you will quickly become familiar with your duties and perform them independently. Performance related pay and the opportunity for personal and professional development are of course part of the package. Since 2009 Evonik Industries AG has been certified as a family-friendly company by the German Hertie Foundation.

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  • Understand and anticipate Asian market needs and trends and translate them into attractive formulation concepts (regional, whenever feasible global).
  • Understand and adapt the usage of Leave On and Product Protection products / Rinse Off products to demonstrate their benefits in relevant formulations for Asian customers.
  • Initiate and lead R&D projects with local and global team focusing on Asian needs.
  • Provide excellent technical service for APAC team: close alignment with Marketing and Sales, customer visits, Technical Open Days, distributor trainings, fairs, formulation samples etc..
  • In alignment with Technical Director APAC, decide on priorities in order to manage the lab activities in the most efficient and successful way.
  • Become the key technical expert for Leave On and Product Protection / Rinse Off topics in APAC: provide in-depth technical know-how on products, technologies and formulations to our team, our distributors and our customers.
  • Exchange openly with colleagues in other regions in order to maximize the output of the global team.
  • Whenever feasible, identify and establish application test methods that can provide claim support for topics of particular regional interest.
  • Based on customer segmentation process - in alignment with Technical Director APAC and regional Sales Directors - form strong teams with responsible Sales colleagues to develop and strengthen the business at selected Platinum and Rising Star accounts.


  • Master or PhD degree in chemistry or other related majors.
  • At least 5 years working experience of lab in cosmetics industry.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Independent and target oriented working style.
  • Good Team player.
  • Excellent oral and written English.

Your Application

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Please note that Evonik will not accept any unsolicited application documents sent by staffing firms. Evonik works in conjunction with preferred service providers and will not pay any fee to staffing firms in the absence of an appropriate framework agreement. Should Evonik receive a candidate profile from a staffing firm with which it has no framework agreement, and should this candidate subsequently be considered in the recruitment process or offered employment, no claims from the staffing firm will be entertained in this regard.