2020 Research & Development Leadership Development Program (R&D LDP) - Singapore

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Job Description

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products Company is recruiting for a Scientist located in Singapore to participate in a R&D Leadership Development Program.

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products Company, a Division of Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc. develops and markets skin care, oral & wound products that address the needs of consumers and health care professionals and incorporate the latest innovations. The portfolio includes heritage brands as well as leading skin care brands such as AVEENO®, Neutrogena®, Johnson’s Baby® & Listerine®. 

ABOUT THE PROGRAM: The Asia-Pacific R&D Leadership Development Program provides a training curriculum and work experience with exposure to different J&J business environments across R&D such as formulation, scale up, regulatory affairs, & clinical research. Participants must complete all components of the program and may be slated for a promotion at the end of the program.

ROTATIONS: Participants will undergo a 3-year rotational program with each stint being of approximately 1 year. Rotations will be based on business objectives, career development plans & the personal interest of the participants. Assignments with different functions within AP region businesses will cover R&D disciplines such as Beauty care, Baby care, Oral care, OTC research, Regulatory affairs, Clinical Research, etc.

The Scientist will be responsible for:

Developing new formulations for personal care applications utilizing technically challenging and proprietary technologies in novel applications and general cosmetic formulations such as emulsions and cleansers. 

Assisting management in identifying novel and proprietary technology platforms and in rolling out globally for various product categories.

Leading and performing testing to assess bio-delivery, aesthetic performance and efficacy of finished formulations

Operating effectively across a diverse range of organizational functions and geographic boundaries with guidance and contribute in a team setting to the timing and execution of project plans.

Communicating and collaborating with commercial teams, project managers, technology platform teams, supply chain and scale up teams.

Using experimental design techniques, surfactant colloid chemistry and polymer and emulsion science fundamentals to develop and assess formulations.

A minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering, Material Science or any other science-related degree is required. A Masters or PhD is preferred. 
Maximum of up to 2 years of full-time working experience.
Experience in surfactant, polymer materials, their synergy in formulations and their application in developing innovative skin care and cleansing formulations would be advantageous / preferred. 
Excellent verbal and written communication skills at internal and external meetings, conferences are required and should be evidenced with presentations & publications. 
Business sense & consumer-centric thinking, and good partnering skills. 
Must be able to be work collaboratively in a team environment. 

This position is based in Singapore and may require travel across and outside of Asia Pacific.

Johnson and Johnson Family of Companies are equal opportunity employers, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Johnson & Johnson Pte. Ltd. (8435)
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