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Scientist

Location: 

Allendale, NJ, US

Req ID:  582
Job Type: 

We are a global team of 6000 visionaries, doers, and makers. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, beauty and bonding, confidence and determination.

 

 

Position Summary:

 

The Scientist role supports business needs as outlined by Senior Scientist, Staff Scientist/Associate Manager, Manager, Sr. Manager, or Director.  She/he develops a research investigation plan and conducts research related to projects and project teams.  She/he conducts In-depth analyses and integration of data derived from single or multiple tests to present a comprehensive picture and recommended actions.  She/he assists in the development and implementation of new methods to address specific product, process, and consumer issues.

 

Accountabilities

 

The essential accountability of this position is to design, execute and interpret product and consumer research investigation in support of business needs and objectives. This colleague is accountable for:

  • Design and execution of research investigations consistent with sound, robust scientific investigations that meet international standards and are defensible in front of the scientific community.  
  • Demonstrated solid, scientific-based understanding of the principles of concentrated area of science and consumer research.
  • Responsible for designing and executing a robust research study that is objective driven and meets the needs of the project team.
  • Presentation of all information in a manner that is coherent and accurately reflects the results obtained in the research investigation. 
  • “Up-to-date” knowledge and application of statistical analysis procedures for the investigation of product/process/consumer data. 
  • In-depth functional understanding of technical tools that support testing and data management (automated data collection systems, statistical software, Microsoft Office, Product Lifecycle Management, etc.).  
  • Demonstrated actions to take initiative, think and work independently, problem-solve, work in teams and multitask; a solution orientated professional.
  • Maintains and expands “knowledge base” required within the area of work. 
  • Participates in cross functional and project teams by providing technical understanding of core area of expertise.
  • Conducting all activities consistent with company and departmental policies and procedures. 

Required Education, Skills and Experience

 

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering with 2+ years’ work experience, or an advanced degree in Science or Engineering (M.Sc. or Ph.D.) 

 

 

Desirable Education, Skills and Experience

 

  • Basic understanding of product/process/consumer based research as a scientific discipline; 
  • Ability to frame internal customer needs into actionable studies.
  • Ability to coordinate projects including the design, execution, analysis and reporting. 
  • Basic proficiency in applying methodologies including quantitative and qualitative testing, statistics, and design of experiments to answer objectives.
  • Ability to function as a collaborating team member in a business environment to support area of discipline on cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to take initiative, think and work independently, problem-solve, work in teams
  • A solution orientated professional with the ability to execute multiple tasks required to meet project objectives
  • Communicates effectively intra and interdepartmentally to meet project objectives
  • Good documentation practices of any records and data 

 

Working Relationships

 

Key relationships internally will include:

  • Professional and technical staff in the Department
  • Product Development and Innovation Teams
  • All RD&E, Marketing, Program Management, Legal Staff
  • Quality Assurance and Manufacturing

Key external relationships may include:

  • Consultants and Vendors

 

 

Work Environment

 

  • 10% travel may be required
  • Work space definition (lab)
  • Exposure to health risks or conditions that may require the use of Personal Protective Equipment

 

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Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

 

 


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