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R&D Assistant, Dettol

Key Responsibilities


The R&D Assistant will work with technical product development on key projects for the R&D team.  


•    Formulate and support development of new products and technologies based on relevant consumer insights in support of brand initiatives
•    Support key projects through the product development process as R&D representative
•    Work cross-functionally and be R&D lead on project teams to achieve key milestones and objectives
•    Conduct performance and analysis evaluations of products
•    Ability to perform basic laboratory techniques at the bench
•    Maintain supplies inventory and order items when needed
•    Read, understand and apply SOP / ISO / GLP protocols with regards to: 
o    Data generation for Product Registration for submission to Global Regulatory Agencies 
o    Proper operation, standardization & maintenance of lab equipment
o    Maintaining accurate laboratory notebooks
o    Following Safety and Good Housekeeping requirements



•    BS/BA degree in a related science and 0-2 years’ relevant experience in Personal Care and/or Surface Care
•    Good formulation knowledge and understanding of chemical interactions
•    Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills
•    Strong interpersonal skills to nurture teamwork and foster an environment of achievement, including cross-functional Project Teams involving members from Marketing, Supply, Manufacturing as well as R&D
•    Proactive mindset fitting with RB Core Values and able to exhibit entrepreneurial attributes
•    Strong oral communication skills to effectively provide feedback to project teams or immediate supervisor
•    Strong written communication skills for accurate data entry and concise lab reports 
•    Results-oriented and self-motivating, seeking information from others to accomplish objectives
•    Ability to display a degree of flexibility and adapt effectively to change
•    Timely execution of multiple project objectives within established timelines
•    Desire to learn, apply, and enhance skill set while seeking new opportunities 
•    Excellent networking and communication skills
•    Proficient with common software applications, including MSOffice


In Return Reckitt offer very competitive salaries with excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career within a truly global organisation.
Reckitt is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by appropriate law. All hiring decisions are made based on merit, competence and business need.

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