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Nutrition Scientist

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.

Role Summary                                                          

Provide nutrition science guidance and expertise to dietary supplement projects and initiatives. This role works collaboratively with cross-functional partners to deliver scientific substantiation to support product claims and messaging across our portfolio.   

Role Accountabilities and Responsibilities                                                                  

  • Compile, critically analyze and synthesize data from peer-reviewed publications from online resources (i.e., PubMed, Medline).

  • Write scientific review papers and/or dossiers in support of relevant functional ingredients

  • Apply nutrition expertise to identify nutrition opportunities and guide strategic nutrition direction effectively to key internal stakeholders

  • Collaborate with product developers to make science-based recommendations on new ingredients and product propositions.

  • Drive a collaborative relationship with Marketing colleagues on product innovation and concept development.

  • Identify potential new product concepts and trending consumer health/nutrition benefits.  

  • Attends cross-functional meetings to contribute to the development process; provides technical input; provides input to the status of deliverables and project timelines; reviews status of projects in portfolio.

  • Create, update, and maintain electronic claim substantiation files. 

Education and Experience                                                          

  • The successful candidate will have a PhD degree from an accredited institution in Nutrition, Biochemistry, Biology, or related disciplines, with 0-3 years of nutrition research experience. 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and experience with technical writing/publications is required.

Skills and Competencies

  • Ability to effectively communicate technical subjects to non-technical audience.

  • Ability to work independently on assigned tasks with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to handle complexity, multiple projects and requests, and short timelines.

  • Flexibility to work with counterparts at various levels of the organization.

  • Strong drive for results and ability to bring projects to completion.

  • Detail oriented, accurate and excellent record keeping skills.

  • Good judgement, decisiveness, and interpersonal skills.

  • Strong time management skills and attention to detail.

  • Experienced in using Microsoft Office.


COVID VACCINE REQUIREMENT*: To support the health and safety of our team members, successful candidates for employment in this role must (1) be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and to have submitted proof of vaccination status, or (2) request and receive an approved accommodation based on medical circumstances or sincerely held religious beliefs, practices or observances.

*Only applicable for Corporate positions based in Princeton, NJ and Ewing, NJ

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

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