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Associate Scientist - Personal Health Care Sector Microbiology

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In this role you will work as part of a highly collaborative microbiology team within our Research & Development function at Reading Innovation Centre. You will lead microbiology innovation and formulation development across a diverse range of P&Gs diverse Personal Health Care business portfolio within EiMEA or AMA market regions.

Key Responsibilities

  • To partner with other R&D and Product Supply functions to provide technical expertise and guidance to enable quality design and control of the raw materials and finished products in accordance with regulatory requirements.

  • Lead microbial testing, data interpretation and microbial risk assessments (MRA)

  • Lead MRA and microbial qualification for new raw materials and new product initiatives.

  • Lead innovation of new microbiology-based technologies and capabilities; including digitisation and sustainability.

  • Lead advancement of microbial methods, models and work processes to adapt and keep the business ahead of changing regulations and advances in technology.

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Meaningful and exciting work from Day 1 in international and multi-functional teams with a large portfolio of personal development opportunities and career perspectives

  • Dynamic and respectful work environment – employees are at the core, we value every individual and encourage initiatives, promoting agility and work-life balance.

  • Benefits. This includes pension, private healthcare, life insurance, a stock ownership scheme and other benefits.  Regular salary revisions and possible promotions – all in line with your results, performance and potential. To find more information about our benefits package take a look here:  https://www.pgcareers.com/benefits


Qualifications

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

  • M.SC. or Ph.D. in Microbiology or life science, ideally with work experience in the field of Microbiology or Bioscience.

  • Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills; a proactive thinker who can anticipate future issues and propose and deliver pragmatic solutions.

  • Well organised with good time management skills and the ability to work to strict deadlines across multiple projects.

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with an aptitude for high quality technical writing. Proficiency in English. Able to make decisions and effectively influence.

  • Excellent interpersonal, collaboration and leadership skills – must be able to effectively interact with a diverse group of people from different functions, of different nationalities and at different levels within the company.

  • Geography: Ability to work permanently in UK.

JUST SO YOU KNOW, AT PROCTER & GAMBLE #WESEEEQUAL

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. Our people are all equally talented in unique ways: we come from diverse traditions, personal experiences and points of view. And we want to include yours. Are you ready to inspire us with your unrivalled ideas?

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Job locations:
Reading, England, United Kingdom
Job Type: Full time Job categories: Research And Development Req No: R000053791
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