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Associate Scientist - Chemistry

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Our organization is focused on delivering transformative technology solutions for applications across multiple categories/businesses/sectors. We are seeking a highly motivated Associate Scientist Chemist to develop technologies and formulations that transform or disrupt existing methods of hygiene across P&G categories. These technologies are designed for multi-GBU applications and present the opportunity for entrepreneurial candidates to identify new opportunities to grow P&G’s business through disruptive innovation. This individual can work on highly complex and uncertain projects, can build new ways of thinking, and interact and influence internally across the Company.

In this role, you will develop and leverage technical mastery in both chemistry and biology to deliver disruptive technologies and holistic product propositions. This role will also require effective partnership across the functions of R&D to develop and deliver holistic product propositions utilizing your innovations. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Design and execute detailed technical learning plans and work in concert with platform team members to ensure coherent and focused progress against well-defined technical goals.
  • Regularly assess technology leads and make recommendations on whether to transfer to the business, continue further development, or discontinue further activity.
  • Contribute to creative and robust IP strategies to protect emerging inventions.
  • Integrate technical mastery with in-lab experimentation and learning to co-create and deliver holistic product propositions with internal partners.


We are looking for someone with a Bachelor’s or Master degree in the field of Chemistry.

Technical Mastery – Strong understanding of chemistry (organic, synthetic, physical) is required (BS/MS in a chemistry discipline, preferably with some knowledge of biochemistry or biology), including mastery of laboratory techniques, data collection, and interpretation. Have knowledge and experience in product formulation as well as rapid prototyping to quickly test technology ideas.

Technical Leadership – Be responsible for leading the design and execution of technical learning plans in support of the project direction and strategies. Capable of determining priorities, defining the work, and delivering against the business and R&D/project/program objectives.

Grows Capability – Be responsible for growing and developing disruptive technology platforms. Identifying the best suited instrumental measures, development of elegant methodologies and technical models, and coaching and technical growth within the group is crucial. Experience managing technology transitions from upstream to downstream is critical. Effectively coaching and partnering with others in a diverse and inclusive learning culture is required.

Builds, Diverse, Collaborative Relationships – Collaboration will be a key skill for this individual to demonstrate. Our organization resides at the interface of multiple technical functions. Have a proven track record of working effectively within a broader team and R&D organization to accomplish project objectives and will have demonstrated expertise in leveraging technical skills to identify the most suitable transformative technology solutions and bring these to market in partnership with downstream colleagues.

In Touch – Be in touch both internally and externally, through personal connections and understanding of the academic and IP literature. Ability to use external university and supplier relationships as well as the scientific, technical, and patent literature to develop the technology and formulation options. Ability to develop transformative technology solutions relative to incumbent internal and external technologies and products is essential.

Operates with Discipline – Our work involves multiple organizations and customers that have different timelines and priorities. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to focus the learning plan against the critical issues in the project. Excellence in execution, balancing multiple priorities, and delivering on commitments are essential.

What we offer:

  • Responsibilities as of Day 1 – you will feel the ownership of your project from the beginning, and you will be given specific projects and responsibilities.
  • Continuous mentorship – you will work with passionate people and receive both formal training as well as day-to-day mentoring from your manager.
  • Work and be part of a dynamic and encouraging environment - working over a diverse array of interesting problems.
  • Promote agility and work/life balance for employees, we value every individual and support initiatives.
  • Experience true support for work/life effectiveness and your long-term well-being.
  • Get a competitive salary and benefits' package.

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.

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.

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.

Job locations:
Mason, Ohio, United States
Job Type: Full time Job categories: Research And Development Req No: R000057509
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