Are you interested in innovating and making a difference while working for a global company? As an engineer in R&D, you will be involved in all stages of the design process, from conception to presentation of the finished plans. You will constantly be learning, growing, and improving as you find new ways to innovate and develop within your area.
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Are you passionate about the science behind products? Are you excited by translating breakthrough innovations into successful businesses? Do you want to develop innovations for some of the world's biggest brands? Then a technical career at P&G could be what you're looking for!
We are looking for a passionate and innovative Scientist or Engineer to join our Fabric Care Products Research/Product Design team in Newcastle upon Tyne, U.K.. This is a unique opportunity to join the team developing some of the world’s best loved brands such as Ariel, Fairy and Tide.
Core understanding of consumer behaviour and product acceptance, through design, execution and analysis of consumer research.
Lead the definition of product success criteria and rapid screening of novel prototypes
Design & qualification of new products to market
Development of compelling product communication, including claims and demos, etc.
Project management to deliver technical readiness for complex multifaceted programs
Lead organisation change to fully leverage LEAN and Agile innovation principles
Lead multifunction teams, coach/develop others.
This role will eventually include people management responsibility, so we are looking for people who are comfortable with managing teams or have demonstrated leadership skills
What we Offer You
Responsibility from Day 1 – you will feel the ownership of your work from the beginning, and you will be given specific projects to lead from the beginning
Technical Career – we give you the opportunity to test your scientific knowledge and management abilities in real-life situations and working with cutting edge technologies
Continuous coaching – you will work with passionate people and receive both formal training as well as day-to-day mentoring from your manager
Dynamic and respectful work environment – employees are at the core, we value every individual and encourage initiatives, promoting agility and work/life balance
We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. This includes pension, life assurance, health insurance, flexible working, a stock ownership scheme and other social benefits. Regular salary revisions and possible promotions - all in line with your results, performance and potential.
Requirements (skills / experiences) for the role:
Minimum Master’s degree 2:1 or higher in Chemistry/Chemical Engineering/Biological Science or related field. Further academic qualifications including PhD’s would be welcomed.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills to connect with people from different backgrounds & cultures
Curious about innovation models, consumer product innovation and application of science to real life challenges
Entrepreneurial mindset demonstrated through work and previous experiences
Excellent creative problem-solving skills and ability to use data to connect multiple ideas, data points and develop unique solutions
Able to work independently, multi task and perform in a high achieving environment
Excellent oral and written communication skills in English for business use