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R&D Associate, Harpic

Key Responsibilities


The R&D Associate will work with technical product development on key projects for the R&D team.  
•    Formulate and develop new products and technologies based on relevant consumer insights in support of brand initiatives.
•    Lead key projects through the product development process as R&D representative.
•    Work cross-functionally and be R&D lead on project teams to achieve key milestones and objectives.
•    Collaborate with Marketing to develop, prioritize and execute project portfolio.
•    Lead and advance multiple projects through front-end product development. 
•    Foster strategic growth in innovation processes and systems across team and organization.
•    Develop technical product strategies to support product development and 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.



•    BS/BA degree in a related science and 5 years’ experience, or MS degree in a related science and 3 years’ experience, or PhD in a related science and 1 year relevant experience in Personal Care and/or Surface Care
•    Experience and/or proven track record of successful delivery of technical projects in a FMCG company.
•    Strong understanding of the product development process from concept ideation to launch.
•    Proven Project Management skills including timeline management and coordination of key stake holders.
•    Strong formulation knowledge and understanding of chemical interactions.
•    Understanding of Intellectual Property, Licensing, and Competitive Intelligence
•    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.
•    Proficient with common software, including MSOffice.
•    Understanding of regulated products under regulatory bodies (EPA, FDA, BPR).
•    Proactive mindset fitting with RB Core Values and able to exhibit entrepreneurial attributes. 


In Return Reckitt offers very competitive salaries with excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career within a truly global organisation.
Reckitt 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.

Nearest Major Market: New York City

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