Chemistry Position for BSc Chemistry Candidates @ Newell Brands | Apply Online

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Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Jostens, Marmot, Rawlings, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert, Waddington and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play.

Reference Code : 1702538

Job Title : Chemist

Job Description: 

The Product Development Chemist will be responsible for new product development (NPD) projects for both new and existing products, while working within a cross-functional team. Some travel may be required. This position will:
• Participate in the Ink and Writing System development efforts for NPD projects from conception through production launch, while following Newell’s Product Development Process
• Ensure the product meets or exceeds expectations from a cost, timing, and specification standpoint
• Require the ability to work effectively with other disciplines including Engineering, Marketing, Industrial Design, Manufacturing, Quality, and Supply Chain
Tasks & Responsibilities
• Identifies cost and risks at the component and sub-assembly level to meet defined cost targets.
• Develops the analysis of how sub-assembly level decisions impact the overall business strategy to facilitate design-for-cost.
• Provides routine ink and writing systems development, working autonomously on project teams with little to no guidance from more Senior Chemists to deliver robust product solutions.
• Reviews relevant competitive products to provide benchmarking and analysis of technical specifications.
• Implements existing technologies on a project level to deliver products.
• Uses a disciplined approach and the appropriate methodology to analyze and determine the preferred solution to technical challenges.
• Analyzes test results to provide data for use in solving problems.
• Develops optimal product test plans to validate design.
• Summarizes complex technical concepts in simple, clear language appropriate to the audience to gain alignment.
• Recommends and presents solutions and opportunities in forums to encourage ideation and technical sharing.
• Generates questions to validate the understanding of the subject matter to facilitate team member understanding.
• Participates in cross-functional teams to work seamlessly across disciplines as required to execute product initiatives.
• Incorporates consumer and market insights to drive innovation and project execution.
• Applies a basic understanding of product specifications, material/chemical selection, manufacturing processes, cost constraints, regulatory and legal landscape (intellectual property) to drive high quality, sustainable, and efficient NPD.
• Recommends basic chemical formulations of products and is accountable for a subset of the system to ensure robust end product designs.
• Recommends basic material selection/design of writing systems for products and is accountable of robust designs in collaboration with the Engineering team.

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering required
• 2 year Product Development experience required (5 years preferred)
• Preferred – Experience with consumer goods products
• Demonstrates strong knowledge of problem solving techniques and methodologies
• Demonstrates hands on design validation model building knowledge
• Demonstrates Strong Static/Dynamic analytical skills
• Demonstrates knowledge of applicable manufacturing processes
• Demonstrates strong interpersonal and project management skills
• Demonstrates excellent communication skills-verbal and written
• Demonstrates ability to perform in a team environment
• Demonstrates the ability to create formal, thorough reports
• Demonstrates the ability to lead basic projects from lab scale to full production
• Flexibility in communicating with US team (may be during off hours)
• Occasional travel locally and internationally

General Terms and Conditions:

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