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Senior Associate, Chemistry

Company: S C Johnson & Son Inc
Location: Racine
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

Summary: The Senior Associate, Chemistry at S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc. in Sturtevant, WI will formulate products such as OFF! Branded Repellents from concept to completion. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: * This position will be responsible for the following: * Understanding the functional properties, proper use, and the environmental impact of ingredients; * Develop and/or perform all testing requirements on new formulas and packages; * Write and/or review procedures, protocols, and specifications needed to support product development activities; * Collaborate and assist with other scientists; * Work closely with marketing and consumer teams to research and identify critical product attributes; * Assist in the interpretation of consumer test results and provide recommendations for product improvements and claims; * Ensure the maintenance and/or adherence to good laboratory practices and all safety regulations; * Explore new technologies and materials, which may have application for product lines. Required Skills / Experience / Competencies: * Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, or a closely related field, plus 2 years of development process and experience related to various formulations and delivery system technologies in the personal care industry. * Must also include 2 years of experience in each of the following: (1) create detailed formula specifications; (2) design experiments and conduct statistical analysis to evaluate the performance attributes of aerosol, lotion, and spritz repellent products; (3) solve technical problems related to formulation of solvent based oil aerosol repellent systems and manufacturing batching, mixing, and in-line production of formulation for mass production; (4) formulation development and scale up of emulsion and surfactant based systems; (5) operate standard laboratory equipment including rheometer, viscometer, and pH meter; (6) monitor stability testing, including first production run stabilities; (7) prepare samples, document and execute micro-challenge testing, toxicological testing, clinical testing, and performance testing; (8) input data requirements into a formula tracking system with accuracy and attention to support worldwide governmental regulatory registrations; and, (9) troubleshoot production start-up of formulations to ensure product is meeting technical requirements. At SC Johnson, we strive to create a positive, inclusive and unique workplace. We strongly believe SCJ people are able to achieve their best when they can collaborate and work together in person. The policy of the Company is to ensure equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, gender identity, gender expression, disability, citizenship, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in any active or reserve component of the U.S. or state military forces, genetic history or information or any other category protected by law. If you are an individual with a disability and you need an accommodation or other assistance during the application process, please call our Human Resources department at 262-260-3343 or email your request to SCJHR@scj.com. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. Download the EEO is the Law poster for more information.

Keywords: S C Johnson & Son Inc, Racine , Senior Associate, Chemistry, Other , Racine, Wisconsin

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