Chemist – Innovation
Website Diversey, Inc.
Company : Diversey, Inc.
Country: United States
Location : Fort Mill, South Carolina
Post: Mon, 06 Feb 2023 20:53:24 GMT
Expires: Mon, 06 Mar 2023 23:59:59 GMT
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We are seeking a Chemist to provide leadership and technical support on our Growth and Innovation team. The individual in this position will work within the team to identify and explore innovative solutions to solve specific customer needs in the cleaning and hygiene industry. The individual will work within a team and explore a variety of innovation areas including sustainable solutions. This position will work with both internal and external technologies and will work within a team made up of scientists and engineers.
Interpret customer problem statements provided by strategic marketing and explore solutions to solve these.
Work on innovations both internally invented and utilizing external technologies.
Work with Open Innovation Lead to explore external technology opportunities.
Communicate to stakeholders regularly by sharing information, creating technical reports, and delivering presentations
Work on global opportunities
Work across various applications all within the cleaning and hygiene sectors.
Utilization of chemistry and microbiology knowledge to implement unique solutions
Develop understanding of hygiene products including formulation, performance and efficacy tests, and the current regulations governing their use.
Knowledge of raw materials and manufacturing processes
Work within the innovation team to participate in ongoing brainstorming and ideation sessions.
Input to road mapping
Establishes and develops contacts with relevant third party technology/science partners.
Work with strategic marketing to test acceptability and feasibility of solutions
Build a network with relevant company stakeholders to receive required inputs to develop
Provide input to potential external solutions for both open innovation and M&A to pursue
Work cross-functionally with teams to balance solutions in accordance with budget, schedule, and tools
Competitive intelligence – staying abreast of the competitive landscape
Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry or professional experience as a Chemist
3+ years’ experience within the innovation field
Passion for innovation and a curiosity to explore solutions
Can work with a wide variety of formulation challenges
Proven track record of product formulations development with bench experience
Demonstrated understanding of microbial control agents and strategies
Understanding and application of experimental design and research statistics
Familiarity with various types of software (e.g.: Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Professional and effective facilitator
Comfortable with fast-paced environment
Collaborative team player
Professional communication skills – effectively communicate with peers, customers and vendors both via verbal and written communication
Technical Communication Skills – effectively communicate technical concepts, findings & recommendations to a non-technical audience
Change agent – influence others to adopt new ways of thinking, change habits, increase engagement, and improve processes
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.
As an equal employment opportunity employer, Diversey provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to enable them to be considered for any position to be filled unless the accommodation would pose an undue hardship. Should you require a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the hiring process, please contact our Human Resources Department at (url removed).
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