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Scientist – Hair Care Cluster Design

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Trumbull, CT
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Scientist – Hair Care Cluster Design


Background & Purpose of the Job

The Hair Cluster Design Team is looking for aScientist to join the dynamic, fast-paced R&D Team in North America. North America Hair is one of the biggest regions in the category, responsible for 1.4 Billion USD in Turnover. The candidate for this position will be responsible for supporting the Innovation portfolio for North America as well as executing the Cost Savings and Business continuity strategy for Hair Care, involving Formulation, Re-formulation (in case of raw material replacements), Process Development and Scale up of Hair products, including Shampoos, Conditioners, Hair treatments and styling (aerosol and non-aerosols). The candidate will also work with the different manufacturing sites in order to guarantee the proper transference of technology to manufacture our products with quality as well as guaranteereproducibility of our products.

Who You Are & What You’ll Do

Hybrid role that involves Formulation, process development and validation (bench and pilot scale) cross brand and technologies inHair North America, interacting with Marketing, supply chain, procurement and global technical leaders in order to drive the implementation of the Innovation Pipeline, cost savings, business continuity, Resilience and compliance agenda in a timely manner and align with Unilever’s quality standards. Interact with Packaging andConsumer Insights in order to make sure our products continue to deliver a delightful consumer experience.

  • You’re a born leader:You will manage assigned product development projects, with minimal guidance. Working with cross functional teams to meet category objectives and innovation ship to trade dates.

  • You’re a strategy guru:You will provide product options and develop, test and modify if necessary to meet consumer, customer and factory needs within a set timeframe and cost requirements.

  • You’re a dot connector:Deliver effectively within a cross functional team, understanding impacts of changes made by other functions and understanding how to deliver solutions when issues arise.

  • You’re a changemaker:You will bring new ideas and solutions to the table to deliver exciting innovations to the market place to continue TRESemmé market leadership 

What You’ll Need to Succeed

Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering with 1-3 years practical experience. Flexibility and open mindedness in achieving objectives is required. The candidate should work well in teams and demonstrate the ability to collaborate with others. The candidate should 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 be able to work independently, have strong technical, problem solving, communication and organizational skills.

What We Can Offer You


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

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