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R& D Innovation Manager - Beauty Care

Employer
Henkel
Location
Culver City, CA, United States
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jan 25, 2022

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Sector
Science, Physical Sciences and Engineering
Contract Type
Employee
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate
Jobseeker Type
Professional
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Job Details

At Henkel, you can be a game changer and craft your career. Unleash your entrepreneurial spirit by bringing your ideas to life within a global team. Our leading brands and technologies, along with our high-performing businesses will provide you with countless opportunities to develop your skills and explore new paths. Your career at Henkel will contribute to a more sustainable future, while you grow within our vibrant, diverse culture of trust and belonging. If you're up for challenging the status quo, join our team of pioneers and make your mark on the future with us.

Do you dare to make an impact?

YOUR ROLE
  • The R&D Portfolio Manager is responsible for the execution and coordination of aerosol innovation from open R&D sources; supporting brand initiatives, with exclusive, unique innovation.
  • These projects may include but are not limited to: analytical testing of products, researching new and innovative ingredients, supporting brands by presenting results based on testing or research, supporting Regulatory Manager with research, writing/executing patent paperwork, developing exclusive formulations and on-site quality checks.
Essential Job Responsibilities:
  • Expert in managing open 3rd party innovation developed for haircare
  • Ability to translate brand needs/wants to independent R&D scientists
  • Ability to work with multiple brands and ensure that each brand keeps their own identity
  • Research and prepare white papers on cosmetic needs which provides content to solve, translate and/or clarify any technical question
  • Perform, document and translate required analytical testing into non-technical communication, which could be used by other support groups
  • Conduct on-site quality testing procedures supervised by project lead for performance data metrics, QC/QA solutions, and competitive product evaluations
  • Coordinate product submissions to labs, internal parties, and regulatory agencies for all testing and product development needs
  • Understand both domestic and global compliance ordinances to assist in the product label review/approval process
  • Organize and track lab, packaging, and fragrance submissions
  • Assist in other projects as deemed necessary by Henkel's Management Team

YOUR SKILLS
  • Bachelor's Degree in chemistry/Chemical Engineer or a related discipline
  • Experience working in a lab and performing quality testing procedures
  • Project management experience preferred
  • Critical understanding of technical information to problem solve
  • Ability to effectively translate technical into non-technical communication
  • Must have curiosity and passion for product development
  • Ability to be both creative & process oriented in support of driving innovation and execution
  • Be flexible and adaptable in a dynamic and fast paced environment
  • Self-motivated, organized, and ability to prioritize workload
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written
Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and other legally protected characteristics.

JOB ID: 21026602

Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular

Contact information for application-related questions: 1-866-836-7067

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About Henkel

HENKEL IS FOR THOSE WHO STEP UP. DO YOU?

At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That's why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box - take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.

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