Johnson & Johnson Careers

Research & Development (R&D) Manager

Skillman, New Jersey

Job Description

Requisition ID: 4999190111

Johnson & Johnson Consumer, Inc. is seeking Research & Development (R&D) Managers for our Skillman, New Jersey location. The candidate will contribute to R&D efforts to design new hair care products, with a focus on products requiring extensive knowledge of physicochemical characteristics of hair fibers. The candidate will partner with Marketing and Consumer Insights teams on concepts, and support project management and delivery within a set budget.

Qualified applicants will have a Ph.D. degree in chemistry, chemical engineering, or a related field and 4 years of experience with the research and development of global hair care products. Must have 4 years of experience with: human hair scientific research; hair protein extraction and its analyses including Lowry, Bradford method, and correlates; evaluation of hair strength by usage of Instron/Dia-Stron equipment and fatigue tests; measurement of hair color by spectrophotometric methods; working with color systems such as l.a.b.; working with human hair composition and its physical chemical characteristics from baby to adult hair. Must have 4 years of experience with: development of surfactant systems, cleansers, and conditioners for baby, kids, and adult hair care products. Must possess 4 years of experience in the following: global hair product developments in partnership with teams in Latin America, Asia, Europe, and North America, and working with regulatory requirements to deliver products in those regions; practical usage of in-vitro and in-vivo scientific techniques to evaluate product efficacy and formulation development; consumer understanding and product evaluations via focus group and in-vitro and in-vivo consumer panels in partnership with hair sensorial experts; providing training on hair care and cosmetic product; and leading teams of scientists. Must have 2 years of experience with: leading global projects; and working with external partners and suppliers and partnering with marketing teams to develop new concepts and products. Must have 1 year of experience with: manufacture scale-up of cosmetic products in pilot and production plants, including safety requirements and manufacturing processes on large-scale; and SITA foam analyses and stability studies. Must have scientific presentations at national and international conferences, and peer-reviewed publications. Up to 30% domestic and international travel required.

APPLICANTS: To apply for this position, reference the Requisition Code: 4999181019 through our career site:

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