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Associate Scientist

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Trumbull, CT
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Associate Scientist

Background & Purpose of the Job

The purpose of an Associate Scientist is to support product development related work streams for on time and in full delivery of innovations, renovations, quality improvement and cost optimization projects. This posting is for a position in the Skin Care Global Design team.

Who You Are & What You’ll Do

As an associate Scientist, you will support specific technical deliverables that are part of different projects led by the Technical Project Leaders (TPL) within a broader R&D team.

  • You’re a dot connector:  The position works in conjunction with broader R&D teams including: Packaging Engineers, CTI (Consumer Technical Insights), Microbiology, Material Experts, Data & Digital, and Technical Project Leaders (TPLs).
  • You love to win, and have fun doing it: Your passion for beauty and personal care products will guide you to communicate with external (raw material suppliers) and international (Global Design and Global Discover) interfaces.
  • You’re a story teller: The position requires adapting technical information to communicate results with other cross-functional team members including marketing, Supply Chain planning, Procurement, Customer Development, as well as others.
  • You’re a paradox navigator: The position requires application of technical knowledge and scientific methodologies including bench top formulation, experimental design, analytical methods, statistical procedures as well as data analysis.

What You’ll Need To Succeed

  • Bachelor's Degree required, Chemical Engineering preferred or similar (Chemistry, Biology or Microbiology).
  • 0-2 years practical science experience required.
  • Flexibility and open mindedness in achieving objectives is required.
  • Collaborative and ability to work in a multidisciplinary team environment
  • Strong technical, problem solving, communication and organizational skills.

What We Can Offer You

Culture for Growth | Top Notch Employee Health & Well Being Benefits | Every Voice Matters | Global Reach | Life at Unilever | Careers with Purpose | World Class Career Development Programs | Check Out Our Space | Focus On Sustainability


Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.  For more information, please seeEqual Employment Opportunity Posters

Employment is subject to verification of pre-screening tests, which may include drug screening, background check, credit check and DMV check.

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