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Scientist (
Job Number: 13000BU5 )
Unposting Date : Jun-14-2013, 10:59:59 PM
Schedule : Full-time
Primary Location : United States-Connecticut-Trumbull-Trumbull -40 Merritt Blvd

Shift : Day Job
Job : Research/Development
Travel : No



Job Summary
The candidate will be responsible for the formulation and product development of NA regional innovative face care/cleanser/wipe products. Focus of the work will be on delivering sensory driven products for the face, that offer unique and high impact aesthetics to the consumer. The candidate must maintain a level of knowledge and awareness of both business and technical arenas in order to affect change in future business directions.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

*. Develop formulas on the bench (toolbox technologies and/or emerging technologies) to support existing and new innovation projects.
*. Work with global partners, TPLs, process, pack, CTI and clinical R&D members to deliver innovation projects.
*. Regional consumer understanding and translating this understanding of consumer needs into product ideas and prototypes.
*. Contribute to the Group VIP goals.

*. Working knowledge of functional materials used to formulate face care products and interact with suppliers
*. Interact and drive decisions with regional Marketing and other business colleagues.

Key Requirements
BS in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related field with minium of 1 to 2 years experience in product development. The individual must be able to carry out all the physical tasks for batch making and working in a lab and pilot plant environment. The candidate should have good communication and organizational skills.

Unilever offers a competitive compensation package which includes: Medical & Dental Plans, Life Insurance, including eligible spouses, domestic partners & children; Health Care Flexible Spending, Dependent Care, 401k Savings Plans, Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Vacation and Holidays.

Please note: as part of the job application, you will be asked to complete an online assessment. Completion of the assessment is mandatory in order to be considered. Please allow yourself plenty of time to complete both the application and assessment. If the assessment is filled out partially or not at all, it will adversely affect the progress of your application. Please be aware that you will have to complete the assessment at once as you will be unable to return to it later.

Unilever is an equal opportunity employer. It prohibits discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Employment is subject to verification of pre-employment drug-screening results and background investigation.

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