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Senior Scientist, R&D- Food, Dairy (Infant Nutrition)



Senior Scientist, R&D- Food, Dairy (Infant Nutrition)

Evansville, IN

Competitive Salary & excellent benefits package


Provide Strategic direction to the team in order to:
•    Provide leadership, development & line management to your team.
•    Deliver technical projects, ensuring that activities are executed to the standards required for the relevant product classification.
•    Ensure all required formulation, feasibility work, analysis, validation, stability testing, industrial trials and dossier preparation are performed on time and to the required quality and regulatory standards and in line with the Reckitt processes. Ensure all documentation is fit for purpose and audit ready.
•    Generate and approve data which supports product changes to a standard required by Reckitt and to meet regulatory authority standards
•    Support the wider Health team with respect to required activities that support operations in shared laboratories
•    Develop team knowledge and expertise to provide support for a given product portfolio
•    Support the manager in measuring and reporting team KPIs to senior management
•    Support laboratory leadership to maintain working standards
•    Oversee and maintain team compliance with Reckitt working practices e.g. change management


•   Educated to at least Degree level (Food/Nutritional Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or other relevant science)


•    Minimum 4-6 years R&D experience with a proven track record of delivery
•    Line management and people development of a team
•    Understanding of nutritional and food science or similar
•    Experience of working closely with the supply organization
•    An excellent technical problem solver
•    Experience of collecting, analyzing, and interpreting large amounts of data using analytical and statistical skills
•    Experience of creating data-driven solutions to address challenges and business needs
•    Experience of presenting data and predictions using various tools and methods
•    Proven track record in active collaboration with R&D and non-R&D functions
•    Experience with resource planning and prioritization
•    Ability to deliver through others
•    Track record of generating technical documentation and reports to support product registration


At Reckitt, we recognise that in real life, great people don’t always ‘tick all the boxes’. That’s why we hire for potential as well as experience. Even if you don’t meet every point on the job description, if this role and our company feels like a good fit for you, we still want to hear from you. Come and join a team whose purpose is to protect, heal and nurture in the relentless pursuit of a cleaner and healthier world.

All qualified applicants to Reckitt will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability or medical condition; colour, ethnicity, race, citizenship, and national origin; religion, faith; pregnancy, family status and caring responsibilities; sexual orientation; sex, gender identity, gender expression, and transgender identity; protected veteran status; size or any other basis protected by appropriate law.

Nearest Major Market: Evansville

Job Segment: Nutrition, Healthcare

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