Senior Scientist - Formulation Personal Care

July 9, 2014

Henkel is the name behind some of America's best-known brands. From Dial® soap to Purex® laundry detergent, göt2b® hair styling products, and Loctite® adhesives, Henkel brands are part of your daily life.

Job Description:

The role of the Sr. Scientist is to provide lead on assigned projects, which involve problem solving, data generation, analysis, and interpretation. The Sr. Scientist should consistently lead key tasks to completion by conducting well-designed experiments, done, thoroughly understand product development and business processes, regulatory requirements, and test methods required to deliver a quality product, and conduct laboratory experiments. The Sr. Scientist represents the department on technical issues; this role provides a broad spectrum of expertise. The Sr. Scientist identifies and assesses technical business opportunities and/or problems and provides recommendations to management for solutions to these problems, and makes independent decisions with limited direction.
What we offer

Develop new methodologies and tests designed to solve specific problems. Interprets results and provides recommendations.
Develop, recommend, and execute solid R&D approaches to support key product initiatives and business strategy.
Develop products or technologies, which meet product performance, quality and timing requirements.
Conducts own laboratory experiments.
Maintains documentation of lab results, conclusions, and next steps.
Create technical reports; effectively presents experimental data and results; consults with external resources
Strong communication and analytical skills.

Who we are looking for:
BS/MS plus 5-8 years of experience; PhD plus 0-5 years of experience preferably in Consumer Products

Desired Skills and Expertise:
BS/MS plus 5-8 years of experience; PhD plus 0-5 years of experience