Graduate Opportunity

R&D Associate Footcare

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RB is different: ‘good enough’ isn’t good enough here.

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 like Nurofen, Strepsils, Mucinex, Dettol, Lysol, Finish and Vanish.

An opportunity has opened due to an internal move for an R&D Associate to join our Footcare team based within our brand new £105m Science and Innovation Centre in Hull.

Introduction to R&D at RB

R&D at RB is truly unique and we are proud to be different. Here's a quick overview of our R&D organisation.


This role will be responsible for supporting existing RB products in the Footcare category which will include the market leading Scholl portfolio as well as some local brands.

It will expose the successful candidate to a variety of different projects and products which will include cosmetics, medical devices, health and electronics.


  • Project management, working with key stakeholders for project delivery globally across 50+ countries
  • Using technical excellence, the R&D Operations Associate will work towards challenging targets around protecting revenue, growing sales and increasing profit.
  • Lead R&D technical requirements for products, ensuring the right data is available for each product.
  • You will be responsible for ensuring that documentation, testing and products are maintained to current industry standards
  • A degree in a scientific discipline
  • Able to work independently with a pragmatic approach to problem solving
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment which includes contact with global stakeholders.

What we offer:

In exchange for your commitment, this role offers the prospect of expanding your knowledge working on a variety of projects with a diverse range of different products in a global market.

The scale of the company means we can offer career progression as well as offering competitive salaries with excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career within a truly Global organisation.


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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Hull
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Biomedical
  • Chemistry
  • Environmental Science
  • Physics
  • Science

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