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PhD Scientist, Fabric and Home Care Strategic Innovation & Technology

Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

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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 solving tough challenges? Would you like to use analytical skills to find creative solutions for consumer's everyday problems? If this sounds like fun, we would love for you to join our R&D organization!

We have an opening for a PhD Scientist in our Fabric and Home Care (F&HC) team fo Strategic Innovation & Technology!

In this space, you will develop technical and mechanistic understanding at the foundation of key consumer needs, and then use this knowledge to develop new technologies, molecules, and formulations to deliver irresistible superiority to consumers via P&G products. You will invent new technologies with the potential to deliver specific benefits when formulated into Fabric Care products. Characterizing, evaluating, and assessing these products for the target benefit, as well as deep technical understanding of the consumer product formulations with a variety of different ingredients and how they may work with one another, is necessary. A deep understanding of organic/inorganic and polymer chemistry/science will be advantageous. You will evaluate promising materials for in-use performance in consumer goods under a variety of conditions to aid development of structure/property/performance relationships that in turn will inform the design of new materials.


We believe you will be an excellent fit if, you have:
  • A PhD in a Chemistry field: Organic, Inorganic, Organometallic, Polymer/Materials, Physical, Bioinorganic, etc.
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and technical skills (including Microsoft Office, ChemDraw)
  • Knowledge of and experience with typical chemical transformations to understand and predict interactions of the new materials with the formula ingredients
  • Ability to characterize new molecules and assess their performance in Fabric Care formulations and products
  • Familiarity with searching the chemical literature (STN, SciFinder) to streamline technical approaches
  • Ability to communicate results both written and verbally.

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.

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: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Job Id: RND00004370

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