R&D Operations Assistant
We are Reckitt
Home to the world's best loved and trusted hygiene, health, and nutrition brands. Our purpose defines why we exist: to protect, heal and nurture in the relentless pursuit of a cleaner, healthier world. We are a global team united by this purpose.
Join us in our fight to make access to the highest quality hygiene, wellness, and nourishment a right and not a privilege.
Research & Development
About the role
Want a role with real-world impact? As an R&D Operations Assistant at Reckitt, you’ll have the freedom to help reinvent products that touch millions of lives. Worldwide.
R&D Operations Assistant
Competitive Salary & excellent benefits package
Focusing on one category – Health, Home or Hygiene - you’ll find new ways to improve our products. Working with experts from different teams, you’ll make sure we remain competitive, compliant and safe. Breathing new life to existing household names. Ultimately, you’ll ensure they continue to solve real problems and improve the lives of millions of people globally.
You’ll succeed because…
…you’re a creative and tenacious problem solver. You’ve led projects and worked in laboratories before so you’re familiar with the methods and techniques used. Degree qualified in a scientific discipline, you’re also able to communicate effectively with colleagues from different fields. Independently minded, you’ve a healthy curiosity and will actively seek out additional information when you need it.
You’ll love it because…
…you’ll get to make an impact like never before. You’ll be responsible for your own projects - we can’t wait to listen to your ideas. The products you help us get out there will make people’s lives better. Our iconic brands will provide an incredible platform for you. And our dynamic, ownership-driven culture will help bring the very best out of you, every day.
Generating data which supports product changes to meet regulatory authority standards.
Executing work on specific projects and delivering against team KPIs
Ensuring all required formulation, feasibility work analysis, validation, stability testing, industrial trials and dossier preparation are performed on time and to the required quality and regulatory standards.
Developing knowledge and expertise to provide support for a given product portfolio.
The experience we're looking for
Technician Certificate, Associate Degree, Bachelor’s Degree equivalent to the region in chemistry, pharmacy, chemical engineering, or other relevant science
1-2 years R&D experience with a proven track record of delivery.
An excellent technical problem solver.
Project management, prioritization and problem-solving skills are desirable.
Experience of generating technical documentation and reports.
Good formulation knowledge and understanding of chemical interactions.
The skills for success
- Good negotiating and interpersonal skills
- Good organizational and problem-solving skills
- Ability to identify and communicate risks.
- Capable of building strong working relationships and strong networking skills
- Good analytical skills
- Strong intellectual curiosity, appetite for exploring new and previously uncharted territories.
- Good communication skills both written and oral in English and good presentation skills
- Performance testing and market research knowledge desirable
- Application of quality, sustainability, and regulatory standards
What we offer
With inclusion at the heart of everything we do, working alongside our four global Employee Resource Groups, we support our people at every step of their career journey, helping them to succeed in their own individual way.
We invest in the wellbeing of our people through parental benefits, an Employee Assistance Program to promote mental health, and life insurance for all employees globally. We have a range of other benefits in line with the local market. Through our global share plans we offer the opportunity to save and share in Reckitt's potential future successes. For eligible roles, we also offer short-term incentives to recognise, appreciate and reward your work for delivering outstanding results. You will be rewarded in line with Reckitt's pay for performance philosophy.
We recognise that in real life, great people don't always 'tick all the boxes'. That's why we hire for potential as well as experience. Even if you don't meet every point on the job description, if this role and our company feels like a good fit for you, we still want to hear from you.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability or medical condition; colour, ethnicity, race, citizenship, and national origin; religion, faith; pregnancy, family status and caring responsibilities; sexual orientation; sex, gender identity, gender expression, and transgender identity; protected veteran status; size or any other basis protected by appropriate law.