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Global Product Stewardship Human Safety Grooming Scientist - PhD - Boston

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Are you interested in innovating and making a difference while working for a global company? As an engineer in R&D, you will be involved in all stages of the design process, from conception to presentation of the finished plans. You will constantly be learning, growing, and improving as you find new ways to innovate and develop within your area.

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Are you passionate about integrating toxicology knowledge into business strategies for consumer goods?

We are looking for a PhD Scientist to work on our Global Product Stewardship team to support our Shave Care and Grooming products in all stages of development! In this opportunity you will:

  1. Assess new formulas and ingredients, identify safety data gaps, design, execute and interpret appropriate safety programs or discern when existing data are sufficient and communicate guidance proactively to customers.
  2. Manage in-market safety questions and issues, collaborating closely with multi-functional teams - in GPS, we are responsible for supporting all safety and sustainability programs for the Company, with over 500 professionals globally!
  3. Apply and expand your expertise in collaboration with other experts to address human safety aspects relevant across business sectors.


You should have the following qualifications.

  • PhD in Toxicology or a related discipline with technical proficiency in toxicology and product safety/risk assessment is a key requirement.
  • Strong judgment, creative thinking skills and a flexible attitude. Ongoing capability building by the individual is expected.
  • The ability to demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills and being capable of operating broadly and effectively in a diverse environment across levels, cultures, regions/geographies, backgrounds, and disciplines will be indispensable. You will be expected to be able to convey positions clearly and explain complex technical issues in a manner suitable to a variety of customers.
  • Possess a high level of capability for technology development work, including ability to discern when to lead and when to penetrate to uncover new insights.

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P&G provides exciting opportunities to demonstrate life science expertise to guide technology innovations to deliver challenging product stewardship and sustainability goals.

We offer relevant challenges from day one with effective and constant training. Thus, we bring to bear the strengths of our employees and develop them to become excellent leaders. In addition, diversity is very important for us: we seek the most diverse talent so that we always know how to innovate to exceed the expectations of our 5 billion consumers in the world. Therefore, working with us is the best opportunity to do what you love, with constant challenges and to be recognized for its results. More than that, it's the ideal opportunity to help us touch and improve billions of lives in worldwide.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

About us

We produce globally recognized brands and we grow the best business leaders in the industry. With a portfolio of trusted brands as diverse as ours, it is paramount our leaders are able to lead with courage the vast array of brands, categories and functions. We serve consumers around the world with one of the strongest portfolios of trusted, quality, leadership brands, including Always®, Ariel®, Gillette®, Head & Shoulders®, Herbal Essences®, Oral-B®, Pampers®, Pantene®, Tampax® and more. Our community includes operations in approximately 70 countries worldwide.

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Our consumers are diverse and our talents - internally - mirror this diversity to best serve it. That is why we’re committed to building a winning culture based on Inclusion and our ideal candidate is passionate about the same principle: you will join our daily effort of being “in touch” so we craft brands and products to improve the lives of the world’s consumers now and in the future. We want you to inspire us with your unrivaled ideas.

We are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment. We do not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, citizenship, HIV/AIDS status or any other legally protected factor.
Immigration sponsorship is not available for this role. As a general matter, Procter & Gamble does not sponsor candidates for nonimmigrant visas or permanent residency. However, Procter & Gamble may make exceptions on a discretionary basis. Any exceptions would be based on the Company's specific business needs at the time and place of recruitment as well as the particular qualifications of the individual.

Procter & Gamble participates in e-verify as required by law.

Qualified individuals will not be disadvantaged based on being unemployed.

Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Job Id: RND00004412

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