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Job Title:

Sr. R&D Associate – DIG innovations

Job ID: R-74725

Category: Research/Development

Location: Mumbai, Maharashtra

Date posted: 10/17/2023

Business Context:

Dirt is Good is the biggest brand in the HC fabric cleaning category. TO >4 billion euros globally out of which the powders business contributes to 60-65%. For the past few years, global laundry business has followed the strategy of innovating with superior mixes while simultaneously driving value creation. Last year (Y’22) our brand DIG ‘Dirt is Good’ grew by 18% USG without any operating margin decline. Powders has been a driving force within that growth with an USG of 18.7%. To continue our HC growth ambition and strategy, Project Atlas was kicked off to relaunch DIG laundry powders globally with the focus to drive superiority vs competition.

Role Definition:

The incumbent will be responsible for driving the DIG innovation roadmap as a senior R&D associate. The current role covers project management, formulation, technology design and execution.

Towards this, she/he will:

  • Lead the formulation mix design
  • Own and execute the R&D activities within the project network on time and in full.
  • Work closely with cross functional project team (marketing, finance, SC) to co-create and drive the project plan
  • Carry out experiments in laboratory and scale ups in pilot plant to identify and demonstrate feasibility of technology.
  • GDC/cluster teams to progress technology to relevant markets with due diligence on performance, quality and robustness.
  • Work seamlessly with internal (SEAC, processing) and external (suppliers) interfaces as required.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Technical education: Chemical Engineering (B Tech), MSc (Chemistry)
  • Collaborative mindset to work with global, regional teams & cross functional teams
  • Pro-active and dynamic in response to challenges
  • Works with speed
  • Willingness to embrace digital ways of working (use of models, Digital tools)
  • Effective communication skills

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