Applications Scientist, Home and Personal Care (Masters/PhD)
Weare currently seeking a highly motivated individual to join our Home andPersonal Care Team located in Palo Alto, CA. Specific dutiesinclude:UtilizeBiology/Biochemistry/Biotechnology/Chemistry expertise to support existingapplications (Technical Service) within the Industrial Biosciences Home andPersonal Care Business Unit and to develop new applications using commercially(or near commercially) available products.Generatetechnical data and provide bioanalytical and applications support for customersas required by the Industrial Biosciences Home and Personal Care Sales/BusinessForce.Understandexperimental objectives, develop an effective work plan to accomplish thoseobjectives, execute the experimental work plan, analyze the experimentalresults, and effectively communicate those results to team members, managementand/or customers.Thetechnical work will also be the basis for new intellectual property filings,peer reviewed journal articles and commercialization data packages.Interfacewith the Industrial Biosciences Home and Personal Care Sales Force and theircustomers worldwide and deliver presentations for internal and externalcustomers at scientific and marketing conventions.Self-starter,driving interactions across technical, sales and marketing functions.Interfacewith other Applications Technical Personnel, R&D technical staff andIndustrial Biosciences management in the Americas region.Qualifications: Masters or Ph.D. in
biochemistry, chemistry, biophysical chemistry, bioorganic chemistry or
related field required 5+ years of
R&D experience in formulating cleaning or personal care products for consumer or industrial markets.Jobrequires some travel (10%)Knowledgeof proper experimental design and data analysisDemonstratedpresentation skills and technical writing capabilitiesStrongmodern analytical skills preferentially with experience in the analyses ofdetergent components is a strong plusThesuccessful candidate must be motivated, creative, have strong problem solvingand critical thinking skills, and be capable of working independently or in acollaborative setting Excellent written and verbal
communication skills and the desire and ability to work within a
multidisciplinary team are also required DuPont offers an exciting place towork where thousands of innovations are introduced every year. You will haveopportunities for growth through involvement in various dynamic industries fromhigh-tech to high-performance; including agriculture, nutrition, electronics,communications, safety and protection, home and construction, transportation,and apparel. At DuPont, you will findsustainability in our vision, our business and your future. If you want to workon the leading edge of your field and have a desire to make a difference, joinDuPont and discover The miracles of science???. DuPont is an equal opportunity employer and anE-Verify employer.