The Cosmetic industry
21% of EBI engineers work in the cosmetics industry. This sector is the fourth largest in France and has 70,000 employees and 1,500 companies generating a turnover of 25 billion euros. France holds 25% of the market share worldwide thus making it the world leader. It also gives them prestige and an undeniable head start in the luxury and active cosmetics segments. Innovation and fashion play an important part in the cosmetics industry, in terms of formulas, production and packaging.
EBI engineers in this sector work in R&D (design, formulation, assessment), production and method (process, quality, safety, hygiene, environment) regulation or even marketing (product manager, sales manager).
THE KEY PLAYERS
L’Oréal, Unilever, Procter and Gamble, Clarins, Shiseido, L’Occitane, Expanscience