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Research & Development Associate Researcher (HS or 2 Year Degree) - Cincinnati

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Your first step to an amazing career in Research and Development (R&D) at Procter and Gamble (P&G) starts with applying to this job.

Associate Researcher is an entry level role for individuals who are competent in basic science and math and are inspired to apply those skills towards hands-on experiments.  At P&G, a wide variety of R&D work is available to Associate Researchers, in the following major areas: 

Products Research

Deeply understand our consumers and their needs to inform product design parameters for new or improved products.

Product Formulation & Design

Translates consumer needs into finished products that delight consumers using the best available technologies/chemicals/materials.


Use lab equipment to solve tough technical problems via chemical, physical, mechanical, imaging, and other measurement capabilities.

Packaging & Device Development

Creates and improves packages and devices that delight consumers and retailers.

Process Development & Pilot Plant Operations

Translates ideas, concepts, and technologies into commercially feasible chemical and mechanical processes and scales them up from lab to pilot plant to manufacturing.

So, when you apply, be sure to answer the questions to let us know which areas you have experience and which areas you are interested in.

Though the type of work may vary, all Associate Researcher roles will provide competitive wages as well as the opportunity for you to do meaningful work from Day 1.  You will work on current and future products and should have the curiosity to think of improved approaches to everyday problems.  Of course, we will provide you the training needed for you to make an impact on Day 1 and beyond, because when you start a job at P&G, it can also be the start of your P&G career filled with professional growth and new opportunities.


An Associate’s Degree in an Engineering or Science field (We prefer Engineering, Biology or Chemistry, although other similar majors will be considered) or a high school diploma with relevant experience.

If you're a really good fit, you'll have:

  • Experience in a biology, chemistry, or social science lab
  • Methods, Sample Testing, and Lab instrumentation
  • Experience/Knowledge of Scientific Method
  • Proficient in Office Software Apps (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Clear written and verbal skills to document experiment in lab notebook and discuss and observations
  • Familiar with using basic lab equipment (Balance, Pipette, pH meter, volumetric flasks, mixers, etc.)
  • Strong communication skills
  • The ability to learn on the job in a dynamic environment

Just so you know:

We are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment. We value diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

All 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 position, except in rare situations based on Procter & Gamble's sole discretion. Applicants for U.S. based positions are eligible to work in the U.S. without the need for current or future sponsorship. We do not sponsor for permanent residency. Any exceptions are 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.

Job locations:
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States; Mason, Ohio, United States; Saint Bernard, Ohio, United States; Westchester, Ohio, United States
Job Type: Full time Job categories: Research And Development Req No: R000055535
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