R&D Operations Assistant NA, Hygiene Home (Lysol/NAHH)

    • Montvale, NJ

R&D Operations Assistant NA, Hygiene Home

RB is the world's leading consumer health and hygiene company. We work with the best people to challenge conventional thinking and keep giving people innovative solutions for healthier lives and happier homes, through our brands.

A fantastic opportunity is available for a R&D Operations Assistant NA, Hygiene Home to join our R&D team in Montvale, NJ.

Key Responsibilities

The R&D Operations Assistant will work with technical product development on key projects for the R&D team.

  • Provide technical support for the North America Operations team including:
    • Direct and conduct routine evaluation of existing commercial products, including performance and stability testing and claim support.
    • Conduct evaluation of first production samples for new product launches, including performance and stability testing.
    • Conduct performance and stability testing on cost improvement projects and new supplier approvals.
    • Provide support to Supply for production startups, quality improvements, and cost savings projects.
  • Maintain appropriate level of communications with select Marketing and Supply personnel to accomplish objectives.
  • Provide appropriate technical knowledge to work independently toward multiple project objectives within established timelines.
  • Understands the product development process as it specifically pertains to R&D.
  • Respond to consumer complaints and quality issues, competitors' challenges and legal inquiries concerning technical matters relating to products marketed within the region.
  • Maintain good communications with Marketing, Supply, and Product Development functions to accomplish objectives. Maintain appropriate levels of communication with a variety of levels of RB management. Act as a technical resource to help educate local functions on technology and category product specifics.
  • Maintain laboratory equipment and execute laboratory work according to required safety and quality standards, as defined in the company's SOP's. Document all work in laboratory notebooks.
  • Participate in periodic quality audits.
  • Write reports documenting the various project activities.

  • BS/BA degree in a related science and 0-2 years' relevant experience in Personal Care and/or Surface Care
  • Good formulation knowledge and understanding of chemical interactions
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills to nurture teamwork and foster an environment of achievement, including cross-functional Project Teams involving members from Marketing, Supply, Manufacturing as well as R&D
  • Proactive mindset fitting with RB Core Values and able to exhibit entrepreneurial attributes
  • Strong oral communication skills to effectively provide feedback to project teams or immediate supervisor
  • Strong written communication skills for accurate data entry and concise lab reports
  • Results-oriented and self-motivating, seeking information from others to accomplish objectives
  • Ability to display a degree of flexibility and adapt effectively to change
  • Timely execution of multiple project objectives within established timelines
  • Desire to learn, apply, and enhance skill set while seeking new opportunities
  • Excellent networking and communication skills
  • Proficient with common software applications, including MSOffice

Why RB?
  • Fast paced. Tired of having to jump through endless hoops to get things done? Not here. We move fast and deliver.
  • Growth. Frustrated by the lack of growth opportunities in your current company? Not here! RB takes pride in the development and continued growth of our employees through steady rotations and promotions.
  • Autonomy. RB empowers you to OWN what you do.
  • Iconic Global Brands. http://bit.ly/RBNABrands Take a look. You'll be surprised at how many you already have in your home.
  • Feel good about the company you work for! RB is committed to making the world a better place through better business. http://bit.ly/rbsustainability
  • Passport Stamps. Does working Internationally interest you? Perform well and Global doors can open for you at RB.
  • Work with smart people. We have a talented workforce that believes in sharing ideas to help each other, and the company succeed.
  • Vacation. We offer 4 weeks' vacation, 9 core Holidays and 4 floating days.
  • 16 weeks paid Maternity leave .
  • Competitive base salaries and bonuses.
  • Tuition reimbursement.

In Return RB offer very competitive salaries with excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career within a truly Global organization.

Apply Now for a chance to really change the game!

RB is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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