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Associate Scientist


Allendale, NJ, US

Req ID:  1038
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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.



The Associate Scientist role supports business needs as outlined by Senior Scientist, Staff Scientist/Associate Manager, Manager, Sr. Manager.  She/he develops the research investigation plan and conducts research, with support of their direct supervisor, 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.



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

· Learning to design and execute assigned research investigations consistent with sound, robust scientific investigations that meet international standards and are defensible in front of the scientific community.

· Developing solid, scientific-based understanding of the principles of concentrated area of science and consumer research.

· Working to become proficient, with the assistance of their supervisor, in 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.

· Application of technical tools that support testing and data management (automated data collection systems, statistical software, Microsoft Office, Product Lifecycle Management, etc.)

· Demonstrating the ability to take initiative, think and work independently, problem-solve, work in teams and multitask; a solution orientated professional.

· Maintaining and expanding “knowledge base” required within the area of work.

· Participating in cross functional and project teams, as assigned by their supervisor, by providing technical understanding of core area of expertise.

· Conducting all activities consistent with company and departmental policies and procedures.

· Good documentation practices of any records and data.

Required Education, Skills and Experience

· Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering

· Basic understanding of product/process/consumer-based research as a scientific discipline

· 0 – 2 years of related work experience

Desirable Education, Skills and Experience

  • Relevant internship and/or Co-op programs
  • Basic understanding of how 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-function teams
  • Ability to take initiative, think and work independently, problem-solve, and work in teams
  • A solution orientated professional with the ability to execute multiple tasks required to meet project objectives
  • Communicates effictively intra- and inter-departmentally to meet project objectives


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.



Nearest Major Market: New Jersey