R&D Associate, Harpic

Reckitt Benckiser Montvale , NJ 07645

Posted 4 months ago

Research & Development Associate

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.

A fantastic opportunity is available for a Research & Development Associate to join our Research and Development Team in Montvale, NJ.

Key Responsibilities

The R&D Associate will work with technical product development on key projects for the R&D team.

  • Formulate and develop new products and technologies based on relevant consumer insights in support of brand initiatives.

  • Lead key projects through the product development process as R&D representative.

  • Work cross-functionally and be R&D lead on project teams to achieve key milestones and objectives.

  • Collaborate with Marketing to develop, prioritize and execute project portfolio.

  • Lead and advance multiple projects through front-end product development.

  • Foster strategic growth in innovation processes and systems across team and organization.

  • Develop technical product strategies to support product development and short-term and long-term innovation.

  • Foster personal development growth with continuous coaching and feedback on career development as per the R&D Guiding Principles and Corporate Core Values.


  • BS/BA degree in a related science and 5 years' experience, or MS degree in a related science and 3 years' experience, or PhD in a related science and 1 year relevant experience in Personal Care and/or Surface Care

  • Experience and/or proven track record of successful delivery of technical projects in a FMCG company.

  • Strong understanding of the product development process from concept ideation to launch.

  • Proven Project Management skills including timeline management and coordination of key stake holders.

  • Strong formulation knowledge and understanding of chemical interactions.

  • Understanding of Intellectual Property, Licensing, and Competitive Intelligence

  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills to nurture teamwork and foster an environment of achievement.

  • Results-oriented and self-motivating.

  • Ability to display a degree of flexibility and adapt effectively to change.

  • Excellent networking and communication skills.

  • Proficient with common software, including MSOffice.

  • Understanding of regulated products under regulatory bodies (EPA, FDA, BPR).

  • Proactive mindset fitting with RB Core Values and able to exhibit entrepreneurial attributes.

Why RB?

  • Fast paced. Tired of having to jump through endless hoops to get things done? Not here. We move fast and deliver.

  • Growth. Frustrated by the lack of growth opportunities in your current company? Not here! RB takes pride in the development and continued growth of our employees through steady rotations and promotions.

  • Autonomy. RB empowers you to OWN what you do.

  • Iconic Global Brands. http://bit.ly/RBNABrands Take a look. You'll be surprised at how many you already have in your home.

  • Feel good about the company you work for! RB is committed to making the world a better place through better business. http://bit.ly/rbsustainability

  • Passport Stamps. Does working Internationally interest you? Perform well and Global doors can open for you at RB.

  • Work with smart people. We have a talented workforce that believes in sharing ideas to help each other, and the company succeed.

  • Vacation. We offer 4 weeks' vacation, 9 core Holidays and 4 floating days.

  • 16 weeks paid Maternity leave.

  • Competitive base salaries and bonuses.

  • Tuition reimbursement.

In Return RB offer very competitive salaries with excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career within a truly Global organization.

Apply Now for a chance to really change the game!

RB is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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R&D Associate, Harpic

Reckitt Benckiser