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Associate Chemist

Job Description

A collective energy and ambition. A place where you can make a real difference.

We’re a company that genuinely cares about our people, our products, our consumers and the environment.

Our unique, informal culture champions courage, determination and collaboration. Knowing we have an open and supportive team means each of us has the freedom to take responsibility and ownership. We have a shared passion to work hard, innovate and push boundaries.

United by the belief that when we strive for growth, anything is possible. While we might not be the largest company in our industry, we believe we can have the biggest impact because: Together We Have the Power to Win.

Overview:

We currently have an excellent opportunity for an Associate Chemist located at our Princeton, NJ location.

The Associate Chemist will execute product development activities under the supervision of an R&D Manager in a manner consistent with the C&D R&D Core Principles of teamwork, consumer and customer focus, personal responsibility and integrity, and ethical behavior and practices.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop laboratory samples and product prototypes to meet project design parameters
    Identify and/or develop methods and conduct tests to evaluate products or prototypes against established goals

  • Record and analyze data; draw conclusions and make recommendations for next steps 

  • Recommend experimental designs for prototypes and test methods

  • Evaluate new technologies for use in products/prototypes

  • Interact on project teams within R&D (Packaging, Processing, Consumer Insights, Consumer Relations) and with outside suppliers and vendors

  • Initiate product, raw material and test method specifications; enter into PLM

  • Collect and help analyze consumer feedback, understand consumer needs and the gaps between needs and existing products, prepare summary report and initiate/conduct follow-through tasks.

Education and Experience:

Must have a BS degree from an accredited institution in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering with 0-2 years of relevant experience in product development.

Skills and Competencies:

• Solid laboratory experimental execution, data recording and safety practices 
• Ability to work independently on multiple, concurrent assigned projects with periodic direct supervision
• Good oral and written communication skills
• Computer proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Church & Dwight is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

For more information on our company, our brands and our culture visit us at http://www.churchdwight.com/


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Church & Dwight strives to create an environment where everyone feels free to bring their authentic self to work every day.

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As an equal opportunity employer, Church & Dwight is committed to providing access and opportunities to individuals with disabilities. Applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact 877-809-8449 or email their resume and cover letter to jobs@churchdwight.com. Please note that these options are available only to those needing an accommodation because of a medical condition or disability. All email submissions should include “Accommodation needed” in the subject line as well as information related to the specific position you are interested in (requisition number, job title, location, etc.). Church & Dwight will not respond to inquiries made to jobs@churchdwight.com or 877-809-8449 that are not related to accessibility of the online application system by persons with medical conditions or disabilities. To review Church & Dwight’s Equal Opportunities Employer Policy, click link below.

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