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Process & Formulation Scientist

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P&G is a leading global consumer goods company whose winning brands are built around the model of innovation. Whatever your passion is, we want to ignite your potential to become your very best self! We hold true to our purpose, values and principles as we seek to make a difference in the world around us. By joining P&G, you will engage in meaningful work that will touch the lives of others and have a real impact.

The Role:

MPD (materials, process development and delivery) is a functional discipline within Research & Development. Within this discipline, we have just recently opened an exciting role as a Process and Formulation Scientist in our Oral Care Europe Materials, Process Development and Delivery organization within the UK. In this role, the ideal candidate will work alongside members of the European formulation, process and packaging development teams and with our manufacturing sites. Providing technical support for existing P&G products and manufacturing, as well as being involved in changes/new product launches and product and manufacturing transfers between sites.

With us, you will develop an in-depth understanding of R&D data systems for managing our products, as well as deep knowledge on the materials and manufacturing processes involved in Oral Care products made at our manufacturing sites. You will also be trained on and acquire working knowledge of the quality and regulatory requirements that our products need to meet.

Please note that the location for this role will be our Reading Innovation Centre, here in the UK.

Key responsibilities:

  • Working in multifunctional teams to support product development and improvements.

  • Designing, creating and maintaining product specifications in our data systems.

  • Designing and executing technical studies at laboratory, pilot plant and commercial scale.

  • Raising internal and external change controls to reflect proposed materials, and manufacturing process changes at manufacturing sites, following appropriate review and work-flow with business, technical and compliance functions.

  • Traveling to Manufacturing sites across Europe will be required.


What we are looking for:

  • Education: Applied Chemistry, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Bio chemistry, Material Science/ Engineering. (Preferred Master, BSc/BEng accepted)

  • Professional experience: Previous  experience in a FMCG or formulated chemistry consumer products industry an advantage but not essential.

  • Languages: Proficiency in English.

Other aptitudes required:

  • Technical curiosity and adaptability.

  • Collaboration skills, working across multiple functions and geographies.

  • Aptitude with data systems.

  • Geography: Ability to work permanently in UK.

What we offer:

Responsibilities as of day 1. You will have project ownership and autonomy to deliver change and results from the beginning. Dynamic and encouraging work environment.

Dynamic and encouraging work environment. At P&G our employees are at the core, we value every individual and encourage initiatives, promoting agility and work/life balance.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package.This includes pension, life assurance, health insurance, flexible working, a stock ownership scheme and other social 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:

At P&G #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: R000043838
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