P&G Associate
in the US

The Foundation of Our Technical Rigor and Mastery

Are you curious about how products work, continuously asking 'why', and always wanting to learn more? Your first step to an amazing career in Research & Development (R&D) at Procter and Gamble (P&G) starts with applying to this job.

Our Associate Researcher roles are an entry level position 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 Assocate Researchers. You can learn more about the major research areas below!

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 that is filled with professional growth and new opportunities. 

About Associate Researchers at P&G:

Associate Researcher 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/GED with relevant experience.

If you do not match these qualifications and are still interested in R&D at P&G, click here for additional R&D opportunities.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in 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 & verbal skills to document experiment in lab notebook, and discuss observations
  • Familiarity with using basic lab equipment (Balance, Pipette, pH meter, volumetric flasks, mixers, etc.)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to learn on the job in a dynamic environment

Major Research Areas


Create and improve packages and devices that delight consumers and retailers. You will learn one or more core packaging technologies (ISBM, EMB, Cartons, Flexibles, Corrugate, Decoration, Injection Molding, etc.).


Deeply understand our consumers and their needs to inform product design parameters for new or improved products. You will conduct research in laboratories, consumer homes, etc. to meet day-to-day project needs as directed by your manager/technical coach.


Use lab equipment to solve tough technical problems via chemical, physical, mechanical, imaging, and other measurement capabilities. You will be responsible for performing established methods and test procedures utilizing a variety of instrumentation to deliver accurate and reproducible results to meet day-to-day project needs.


Translate consumer needs into finished products that delight consumers, using the best available technologies, checmicals, and materials. You will be responsible for performing established product formulation, material development and specifications and execute experiment orders (EOs) test procedures and produce reliable, reproducible results.


Translate ideas, concepts, and technologies into commercially feasible chemical and mechanical processes, and scale them up from lab to pilot plant to manufacturing. You will work seamlessly with other multi-functional groups to enable the best use of our pilot plant assets (e.g. small- and large-scale product making equipment, scales, etc…).

To learn more and apply, click here!

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