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Senior Associate, Chemistry

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Job Number: 1733

Position Title: Sr. Associate, Chemistry

External Description: Summary:

The purpose of the role is to work on the technical development of new formulations for Global RD&E and support global technical requests as product steward. The Chemist will develop new products, line extensions and lead technology advancements which result in consumer preferred benefits and/or improve the environmental impact of the products.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Formulating products from concept to completion.
  • Understanding the functional properties, proper use, and the environmental impact of ingredients.
  • Writing and/or reviewing procedures, protocols and specifications needed to support product development activities.
  • Developing and/or performing all testing requirements on new formulas.
  • Interacting closely with marketing and consumers to research and identify critical product attributes.
  • Assisting in the interpretation of consumer test results and providing recommendations for product improvements and claims.
  • Ensuring the maintenance and/or adherence to good laboratory practices and all safety regulations.
  • Exploring new technologies and materials, which may have application for product lines.


Required Skills / Experience / Competencies :
  • Shows Integrity and Reliability
  • Personal Ownership
  • Have good organization skills
  • Ability to handle and activities with medium complexity without supervision.
  • Demonstrated problem solving abilities
  • Communication
  • Ability to effectively communicate new ideas and approaches to audiences ranging from global / regional project teams to key stakeholders.
  • Comfort with working across time zones - clear communication skills and willingness to initiate communication with colleagues in other sites.
  • Team player


Preferred Skills / Experience / Competencies:
  • A minimum of Bachelor Degree in Chemical Engineering, Material Science Technology, or equivalent engineering program.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in R&D formulation/process development environment, in relevant industry.
  • Proficiency in English.
  • Passionate about new product development.
  • International experience and exposure an advantage.


Job Requirements:
  • Full time
  • 10-20% of travel time expected
  • Flexible with meeting fit with different time zones


City: Pudong

State: Shanghai Shi

Country: China

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