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R&D Assistant, Hygiene

R&D Assistant, Hygiene

Want a role with real-world impact? As an employee at RB, you’ll have the freedom to help reinvent products that touch millions of lives. Worldwide. 

 

 

Competitive Salary & excellent benefits package 

 

Focusing on one category – Health, Home or Hygiene - you’ll find new ways to improve our products. Working with experts from different teams, you’ll make sure we remain competitive, compliant and safe. Breathing new life to existing household names. Ultimately, you’ll ensure they continue to solve real problems and improve the lives of millions of people globally.

 

You’ll succeed because… 

…you’re a creative and tenacious problem solver. You’ve led projects and worked in laboratories before so you’re familiar with the methods and techniques used. Degree qualified in a scientific discipline, you’re also able to communicate effectively with colleagues from different fields. Independently minded, you’ve a healthy curiosity and will actively seek out additional information when you need it.

 

You’ll love it because… 

…you’ll get to make an impact like never before. You’ll be responsible for your own projects - we can’t wait to listen to your ideas. The products you help us get out there will make people’s lives better. Our iconic brands will provide an incredible platform for you. And our dynamic, ownership-driven culture will help bring the very best out of you, every day. 

Summary

The R&D Operation is the R&D function responsible for products once they are launched on the market. The teams are based all around globe, working closely with R&D product development teams, supply, procurement, global/regional/local marketing & commercial teams in order to deliver projects to grow and protect the existing business in addition to increasing the profitability of our products through cost saving programs. In R&D we truly develop people by you giving responsibility as soon as you join the team. The job is dynamic and complex, and the challenges you will face will give you the possibility to develop quickly, laying a strong foundation for your future career.

RESPONSIBILITIES / ACCOUNTABILITIES

 Assume leadership for low risk R&D projects in relevant category, ensuring the implementation at regional/local level by ensuring all required formulation, feasibility work, analysis, validation, stability testing, industrial trials and dossier preparation are performed on time and to the required internal and external standards and market conditions

• Maintain good communication with marketing, supply, R&D categories and shared service functions to accomplish objective

KEY CHALLENGES

Support maintenance of appropriate levels of communication with all RB upper management

• Self-starting and capable of working independently

• Assist with determination of resources to support project delivery

• Good level of multi-cultural experience/understanding 
 
 

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS/ EXPERIENCE

QUALIFICATIONS  
Technician Certificate, Associate Degree , Bachelor Degree equivalent to the region  in chemistry, pharmacy, chemical engineering or other relevant science 

EXPERIENCE

 • Experience in a FMCG company desirable

• Project management, prioritization and problem solving skills desirable

• Good formulation knowledge and understanding of chemical interactions 

KEY SKILLS & COMPETENCIES

Good negotiating and interpersonal skills  

• Good organizational and problem solving skills

• Ability to identify and communicate risks

• Capable of building strong working relationships and strong networking skills

• Good analytical skills

• Strong intellectual curiosity, appetite for exploring new and previously uncharted territories

• Good communication skills both written and oral in English and good presentation skills

• Performance testing and market research knowledge desirable

• Application of quality, sustainability and regulatory standards 

Ability to identify consumer unmet needs, understand motivations and behaviours by effective selection and implementation of consumer research methods. Translation of insights into actionable product measures, enabling the R&D team to design products for maximum success on shelf and in home

Equality

In Return RB offer very competitive salaries with excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career within a truly global organisation.
RB is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by appropriate law. All hiring decisions are made based on merit, competence and business need.


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