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R&D Assistant, Lysol (Laundry)

City:  Montvale

We are Reckitt

Home to the world's best loved and trusted hygiene, health, and nutrition brands. Our purpose defines why we exist: to protect, heal and nurture in the relentless pursuit of a cleaner, healthier world. We are a global team united by this purpose.

Join us in our fight to make access to the highest quality hygiene, wellness, and nourishment a right and not a privilege.

​Research & Development​

In R&D, we're full of highly skilled talents that include Scientists, Engineers, Medical, Clinical and Regulatory professionals - all working to create a cleaner, healthier world. With nine Centres of Excellence, we continually seek out new opportunities by using science, our entrepreneurial flare and our fearless innovation to develop and enhance our existing portfolio, never compromising on quality or performance. 

We do the right thing, always, by ensuring we act with responsibility and integrity, by complying with regulatory legislation across the globe, whilst ensuring our products are safe for our consumers and are to the highest quality.

The size of our organisation means you'll have the opportunity to learn and work in different functions within R&D, giving you exposure to different disciplines, teams and environments. You will also have access to our R&D Academy, designed to develop our team and allow you to grow in our great organisation.

About the role

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

Your responsibilities

  • 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:
    • Data generation for Product Registration for submission to Global Regulatory Agencies
    • Proper operation, standardization & maintenance of lab equipment
    • Maintaining accurate laboratory notebooks
    • Following Safety and Good Housekeeping requirements

The experience we're looking for

•          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 communication skills to collaborate and network with peers and line manager

•          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

What we offer

With inclusion at the heart of everything we do, working alongside our four global Employee Resource Groups, we support our people at every step of their career journey, helping them to succeed in their own individual way.

We invest in the wellbeing of our people through parental benefits, an Employee Assistance Program to promote mental health, and life insurance for all employees globally. We have a range of other benefits in line with the local market. Through our global share plans we offer the opportunity to save and share in Reckitt's potential future successes. For eligible roles, we also offer short-term incentives to recognise, appreciate and reward your work for delivering outstanding results. You will be rewarded in line with Reckitt's pay for performance philosophy.

US salary ranges

USD $65,000.00  -  $97,000.00

US pay transparency

The base salary range for this role will vary based on experience in job and industry, training and education, skills relevant to the position, and other factors permitted by law.  In addition to the base salary, the position is eligible for an annual discretionary bonus, which is subject to change each year.

Reckitt offers eligible employees competitive benefits including medical, prescription, dental, vision, life and disability insurance; paid time off for vacation, sick, and Company recognized holidays; a 401(K) plan; generous paid parental leave; adoption and fertility support; tuition reimbursement; product discounts; and much more!

If reasonable accommodation is needed to complete your application, please contact NAtalentacquisition@reckitt.com. Reckitt is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals.

Equality

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.

All qualified applicants 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.


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