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R&D Associate, Formulation

Long Description

The role is available at R&D assistant formulation level or R&D associate formulation level.  The role is to provide formulation and other technical support to new product innovations and launches within the VMS category.

  • Lead key projects, ensuring that these are executed to the standards required for dietary supplements
  • Contribute to project work ensuring all required formulation, feasibility work, analysis, validation, stability testing, industrial trials and dossier preparation are performed on time and to the required standards.
  • Support the team with respect to required activities that support operations in shared laboratories (maintenance activities, audit preparations, etc.)
Long Description


  • Educated to Degree level (Food Science, Chemistry, chemical engineering or other degree)
  • Experience with prioritization, problem solving and resource planning
  • Proficient with common software, including MSOffice.
  • Experience of working in a Healthcare or VMS environment is desirable. 
  • Minimum 1 to 4-year R&D experience with a proven track record of delivery.



Long Description
  • Experience and/or proven track record of successful formulation and delivery of technical projects in a Healthcare or VMS environment
  • Experience and skills with organization, prioritization, problem solving, resource planning, and risk management
  • Ability to both deliver independently and communicate in cross-functional project teams
  • Ability to display a degree of flexibility and adapt effectively to change.
  • Proactive mindset fitting with RB Core Values and able to exhibit entrepreneurial attributes.
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Want a role with real-world impact? As an R&D Assistant Formulation at RB, you’ll have the freedom to help develop products that touch millions of lives. Worldwide. 



Competitive Salary & excellent benefits package 


Focusing on one of our categories – Health, Home or Hygiene - you’ll help drive technical product development on key projects. Working with experts from different teams, you’ll analyse, interpret and evaluate test results and consider their implications. Ultimately, you’ll help us create new products. Products that 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 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. 


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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