Bayer Senior Associate Scientist, Formulation Development -Sun Care in Morristown, NJ, New Jersey
Your tasks and responsibilities
The primary responsibilities of this role, Senior Associate Scientist, Formulation Development-Sun Care are:
• The Senior Associate Scientist, Formulation Development (FD) supports the development of Suncare products for the Personal Care Unit. The Senior Associate Scientist-FD performs hands on laboratory experimentation, in the appropriate fashion, according to agreed upon timelines, with a high level of integrity. Clear communication skills with an ability to clearly communicate observations during the making of a batch are critical. These observations will be communicated both verbally and in written form to the appropriate scientist;
• He/she will support multiple projects and multiple formulation scientists while prioritizing activities to effectively and efficiently deliver on commitments;
• The Sr. Associate Scientist-FD is instrumental to the smooth functioning of the lab. The ideal candidate will be making laboratory batches under the guidance of members of the formulation team, communicate the outcome of those batches, help witness batches made by other team members when required, and in general will function as an indispensable part of the FD team;
• Ensuring execution of Formulation Development activities by: - Maintaining clean and orderly labs and restocking adequate levels of consumable lab materials; pipettes, Kim Wipes, etc.; - Washing glass wear as needed; - Performing hands on execution of experiments in laboratory; - Help execute Formulation Development strategy for assigned projects; - Clearly identify and escalate risks/failures of formulations to appropriate Formulation Scientist - Coordinate and execute laboratory development activities; - Prepare, test, and submit formulations as instructed by project formulator: o Perform tests and record outcome as requested by lead formulator; informal stability, pH, viscosity, etc.; o Submit samples to the appropriate testing organization (AD, Stability, etc.) using the necessary system, CRLIMS, etc.
Who you are
Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE (Leadership, Integrity, Flexibility, and Efficiency) values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following: • A Bachelor’s Degree in Science or international equivalent with four (4) or more years of proven experience; • Experience working on Suncare or similar products; • Ability to lift 50 lbs. to the bench top or pilot scale tank; • Good documentation skills and ability to follow directions; • Likes performing hands-on laboratory work and learning new skills.
Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.
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