Product Development Scientist


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Stamford, CT - (USA) 300 Main Street Suite 5D CT Stamford , CT 06901

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Job Description

Major Consumer Products Company in Trumbull, CT is looking for a Scientist for a full time position - initially 6 month assignment, but possibility of extension or temp-to-perm.

This role will support category design library, identifying, requesting and updating technical documentation as well as bench formulation work.

Technical Skills

BS in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related field with 3-5 plus years of experience in product development

Must have batching experience

Demonstrates understanding of laboratory techniques and procedures for the evaluation of product functionality and stability.

Demonstrates knowledge of the chemical, physical, and functional properties of raw materials.

Must demonstrate basic understanding of experimental design techniques.

Project Management Skills

Plans, implements and evaluates formulation prototypes using standard scientific methods (i.e. statement of purpose, documented procedure, interpretation of results and conclusion).

Demonstrates knowledge of the steps involved in the overall product development cycle.

Understands the role, which all R&D functional areas play in the overall product development process.

Effectively uses internal and external evaluation procedures as appropriate.

Communication Skills

Must demonstrate the ability to understand, follow instructions, guide and instruct others as needed.

Prepares detailed reports and memos.

Actively participate in and effectively conducts meetings with technical and non-technical personnel.

With minimum supervisory input, must demonstrate the ability to present information to both technical and non-technical audiences.

Interpersonal Skills

Must have the ability to develop and maintain good working relationships.

Must operate in an ethical manner, exhibiting self-confident integrity.

Actively participates in a team environment.

Must demonstrate flexibility and open-mindedness to achieve objectives.

Must have the ability to supervise others on routine standardized procedures and techniques.