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Skin Care Packaging - Senior Scientist

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The Packaging Senior Scientist position has broad project responsibilities to co-create and influence the strategic direction of the research work to be done! Initiates, leads, and still performs hands-on technology/capability/method development in order to deliver key technical initiatives, and can direct the Packaging technical work of others and lead cross-Job Family teams as needed. Well versed in using and understanding Digital innovation tools.

This role is responsible for leading packaging on projects, identifying opportunities to execute technical changes for improved efficiency and quality by following robust technical readiness principles and leveraging solid science. The scope of work includes package supply chain, packing line, and material qualifications across a broad range of packaging technologies and forms used in our Skin Care business. In this role, you would be responsible for providing coaching to other team members for daily work. The work is primarily North America focused, but does require global connections and support since Olay is a global business and supply chains are sourced from many geographies. You’ll join an experienced, passionate packaging department that develops a variety of package types and materials, serving multiple consumer segments across global markets, and delivering key business wins!

Lead, manage, and execute Skin Care Packaging MPD work across projects, productivity, and current business support. Lead packaging responsibilities within the cross functional teams. Lead packaging design and delivery through supplier qualifications, technical qualification, robust specifications and standards, and Plant EOs. Lead technical readiness documentation and reviews, including communication of technical learnings, risks, and recommendations. Provide daily technical coaching to other packaging team members.


We are looking for someone with a Bachelor's degree in the fields of Mechanical Engineering, Packaging, or other engineering or science degrees.

-  Technical Mastery: Demonstrated strong problem solving and technical skills and aptitude is a must. The ideal candidate will have experience with penetrating issues, planning and executing testing, summarizing data, interpreting results and recommending next steps. Ability to ask technically probing questions to drive to root cause understanding when not the expert is also critical as the work is across many different technologies. 

-  Collaboration: Must be a team player with strong collaboration skills including the ability to be the key package lead on multifunctional project teams working through issues with internal customers, plants, and suppliers. 

-  Agility: Ability to handle numerous projects and changing priorities while staying focused on key priorities and delivering projects on-time.

-  Communication: Strong verbal and written communication skills are required for presentations, creating multifunctional understanding & alignment, report writing, and collaboration with internal and external partners.

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.

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.

Job locations:
Mason, Ohio, United States
Job Type: Full time Job categories: Research And Development Req No: R000006586
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