Senior Scientist

What You'll Need To Succeed Lead and deliver bench top product development for innovation or renovation projects based on product brief from TPLs.  Lead and deliver bench top product optimization, new ingredients or ingredients from new suppliers screening and validation for quality and value improvement projects.      Perform, when required, pilot plant trials and all analytical and sensory evaluations of the samples                          Weigh out and batch formulations for pilot plant runs/product bench optimizations/samples preparation for showings/cuttings including ingredient organization and inventory management and logistics (FIFO), interfacing with suppliers to order ingredients where necessary.  Perform inventory management and logistics of product samples (pilot plant produced or delivered from factories), manage products disposals and ship samples to other Unilever sites globally.    Conduct product demonstrations with cross-functional teams including CTI.         Interpret analytical, testing & showings results and identify/suggest scientifically sound next steps (with appropriate assistance and support).  Lead the process of specification creation in SAP PLM from the request to the approved status and create specifications for all new ingredients and new products to be launch.  Lead the delivery of Third Party Manufacturing Manual for outsourced product launches.                                                                                                                    Participate in factory trials for commercialization when required.  Identify improved ways of working and simplified processes.                                                                           Operates according to procedures and ways of working in line with Unilever frameworks, standards, and adheres to all company policies, programs, rules, regulations, and safety rules. policies (SHE, SEAC, etc), relevant regulations (i.e. FDA), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) as well as Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs).       What You'll Need To Succeed Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Biology, Chemical Engineering or related field with minimum 6+ years industry experience and a minimum 3 years product development experience. Excellent emulsion/lotion formulation experience is a must. Proficiency in PLM a plus. The candidate is expected to have proven and demonstrated skill as a work stream leader in projects as well as demonstrated ability to handle less complex projects on their own. Flexibility and open mindedness in achieving objectives is required. The candidate should work well in teams and demonstrate the ability to lead and train other technical staff where appropriate. The candidate must have previous experience in active participation in multidisciplinary team environment by working toward the completion of team initiatives, as well as personal objectives. The candidate must have strong technical, project management, communication and organizational skills. 18000FE0
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Minimum Qualification
5 - 7 years

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