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Senior Scientist, R&D Operations

Henkel US Operations Corp
Trumbull, CT 06611
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United States, Trumbull, CT, Laundry & Home Care

Senior Scientist, R&D Operations

HENKEL IS FOR THOSE WHO STEP UP. DO YOU? At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That's why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box - take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.


  • Collaborates with formulation, packaging and cross functional team on tracking cost savings project and updating the business
  • Point of contact between R&D and purchasing for alternate material and supply continuity initiatives; Works with Purchasing on supplier paperwork and technical information
  • Works on qualifying alternate raw material, consulting with expert formulation team
  • Works' cross-functionally with R&D teams as well as providing operations support to supply chain ASSD - Alternative Supply Sourcing Database, coordinates ASSD lab qualification; Updates ASSD with R&D feedback from both formulators and engineering perspective
  • Audit supplier paperwork and start requesting new IDH or add supplier to existing IDH
  • Point of contact for R&D regarding Force Majeures; Leads all R&D internal discussions and resolution
  • Provides update to business partners on R&D solutions and seeks feedback and / or approval from appropriate parties
  • Manages lab contractors, oversees lab qualification of alternate raws as well as urgent force majeure lab work
  • Cultivates strong working relationship and partnerships with internal and external teams
  • Attends Gain Cost Savings meetings and provides update to global R&D partners
  • Maintains good communication as part of R&D organization and cross functions to accomplish business objectives

  • Bachelors' Degree in Science; Extensive formulation and project management in CPG; Minimum 5 years of experience with proven track record of successful delivery of technical projects
  • Proven project management, prioritization, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Strong knowledge of formulation, packaging, and their chemical / physical interactions
  • Proven track record in active collaborations with internal & external R&D and non-R&D stakeholders. Dependable, team player/able to work independently, and possesses great level of attention to details and multi-tasking capabilities
Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and other legally protected characteristics.

Henkel does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Unsolicited referrals and resumes are considered Henkel property and therefore, Henkel will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited referral. At Henkel's request only, preferred vendors may be invited to refer talent for specific open positions. In these cases, a fully-executed agreement with Henkel must be in place and current.

All employees applying for an internal position must have a discussion with his/her manager about their interest in a job posting opportunity. The discussion will not preclude the employee from interviewing if their skills meet the job requirements.

JOB ID: 21016488

Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular

Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067

Posted: 2021-06-09 Expires: 2021-07-08
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