Scientist/Research Scientist
Colgate Palmolive - Piscataway, NJ

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Colgate-Palmolive invites applications to the Scientist/Research Scientist, Personal Care position located in Piscataway, NJ. The responsibilities of this job are as follows:
  • Works with functional Research & Development teams, Global Supply Chain and Consumer Innovation Center to support and/or develop new technologies and products
  • Plans and conducts experimental tasks to support product development including laboratory testing of products, analyzing data and following aging studies
  • Supports product optimization initiatives and effectively utilizes both internal and external resources to achieve project objectives
  • Manages fielding of Sensory, Central Location Test, Home Use Test and clinical studies
  • Manages internal (i.e., Peers, Supervisors and Marketing) and external communication (i.e., Suppliers) of lab experimental results and related information
  • Keeps detailed written record of experimental work/observations and summarizes results in memos and reports
  • Maintains documentation such as notebooks, necessary SOP's and Bundle Books (eTeam rooms & PLM)
  • Leads Experimental Manufacturing Orders and supports implementation efforts according to CP’s quality requirements

Qualifications
  • Bachelors Degree required (Chemistry/Physical Sciences preferred)
  • Minimum of 1 year laboratory experience required, preferably in Personal Care
  • Very good knowledge of Design of Experiments and understanding of statistical analyses techniques
  • Organizational skills with ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Product formulation, evaluation and related technology fundamentals expertise
  • Extensive pilot scale up experience and experience in supporting EMOs and start-up in manufacturing plants, including contract manufacturers

Ability to initiate and maintain effective working relationships across Research & Development and Global Supply Chain groups Effective oral and written communication skills Excellent computer skills (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) and excellent knowledge of PDM system

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