R&D Senior Associate, Hygiene Surface Care

Suffern, NY 10901

Post Date: 04/02/2018 Job ID: 523.18CM Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals

R&D Senior Associate, Hygiene Surface Care

The R&D Senior Associate will lead technical product development on key projects for the Hygiene Surface Care Category R&D team.

*Utilize formulation skills and technical expertise to develop new products, technologies and benefits to address relevant consumer needs in support of brand initiatives

*Lead and advance multiple projects through the product development process

*Work cross-functionally and lead project teams to achieve key milestones and objectives

*Execute clinical testing in support of new product and claims development

*Collaborate with Marketing to develop, prioritize and execute project portfolio

*Develop technical product strategies to support short-term and long-term innovation

*Foster personal development growth with continuous coaching and feedback on career development as per the R&D Guiding Principles and Corporate Core Values

*Effectively develop and supervise assigned talent and prioritize resources to effectively advance assigned activities and projects

*Set objectives, conduct performance reviews and advise on the development of his/her team members to enable them to achieve their full potential

**If you'd like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Crystal Meeks at 815.756.1221 / [Click Here To Join].

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Requirements:

*BS/BA degree in a related science and up to 8 years of relevant Surface Care (cleansing products, wipes, disinfecting products etc.) experience

*MS degree in a related science and up to 5 years of relevant Surface Care experience or a PhD in a related science and up to 3 years of relevant Surface Care experience

*Proven track record of successful delivery of technical projects in a FMCG company

*Strong formulation expertise and understanding of raw material chemical interactions (understanding of wipes formulation will be beneficial)

*Experience with and understanding of chemistry of detergents and basic methodologies used to support product and new claims development

*Familiarity with various regulatory (EPA, BPD, etc.) and development requirements

*Strong understanding of the product development process from concept ideation to launch

*Proven Project Management skills

*Excellent organizational and problem solving skills

*Strong interpersonal skills to nurture teamwork and foster an environment of achievement

*Results-oriented and self-motivating

*Ability to display a degree of flexibility and adapt effectively to change

*Excellent networking and communication skills

*Proven people management and people development skills

*Proficient with common software, including MS Office

**If you'd like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Crystal Meeks at 815.756.1221 / [Click Here To Join].
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Crystal Meeks
Sr. Technical Recruiter

Our Industrial Laboratory Recruitment Team specializes in placing candidates at all levels of the chemical development cycle from Laboratory Technicians to Executive Leadership in Research.  I joined CPS in 2011 as a full cycle recruiter and have expertise in the following areas:

 


Technical Leadership ~ Product Development ~ Organic and Polymer Synthesis 
Formulation ~ Research & Development 
Application Chemistry ~ Technical Service
Process Chemistry ~ Analytical Chemistry ~ Method Development
Regulatory Compliance ~ EH&S ~ Quality Assurance ~ Quality Control 

 

My recruitment philosophy encompasses the belief that people are the greatest asset in an organization.  Finding the right fit is not only about the technology.  It is about how an employee fits within an organization's culture and ensuring that both parties can add value to each other immediately and in the future.   

 

If you have interest in finding an opportunity that aligns with your career goals, or if you are a hiring manager looking for talent that can add value to your organization, I would love to hear from you!


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