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Scientist - Formulas

Company: TTI Floor Care North America
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionRole Summary: As a Formulation Chemist, you will develop and test new cleaning formulations in support of TTI's global portfolio, improve and modify current formulations, find innovative and novel ways to add value, evaluate new raw materials in existing formulations, and provide technical support for external customers and internal departments such as operations, engineering, sales and marketing.Essential Responsibilities

  • Serve as global technical lead on R&D projects, working effectively with various stakeholders such as manufacturing, sales, marketing and regulatory to define project scope and milestones
  • Oversee technical aspects of the project from concept to commercialization
  • Create and/or support the development of new products, innovation ideas and/or process along with formulation improvement and evaluation
  • Complete research on assigned technology, concepts, technical opportunities, or materials
  • Write detailed formulas with a methodology to be benched and tested
  • Conduct shelf-life stability studies, analytical testing and sensory testing on formulations and maintain significant data files
  • Interface with other departments such as Engineering, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Sales, Product Performance, Marketing and Sourcing
  • Track and report on project milestones and provide regular updates to project teams
  • Assist in application testing and commercial startups. Provide technical support and troubleshooting for manufacturing as needed, to ensure scientific results are obtained within acceptable timeframe and project timelines are met
  • Provides technical support to the organization on new and existing products
  • Support brand and marketing through all phases of product development
  • Communicate effectively within a multi-functional team and build strong partnerships both internally and externallyQualifications/Requirements
    • 2-5 years' of professional experience (or advanced degree)
    • Preferred area of study: Chemistry
    • Related industry experience preferably in Formulations / Cleaning Industry supporting a global portfolio
    • Experience with product development from bench to commercialization. Demonstrated experience leading and managing complex projects within the Stage/Gate process
    • Demonstrated project management skills. Organized. Attention to detail. Results-oriented
    • Exceptional in independent analytical assessment, problem solving and decision making
    • Must be adaptable with ability and willingness to independently manage multiple priorities and business demands that continuously shift in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
    • Must be hands on with continuous drive for development, improvement and success, in both the product category and personal growth
    • Strong interpersonal skills with relationship building acumen. Able to work effectively in a highly cross-functional team and with internal and external resources
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills including effective presentation skills, one-on-one communication, and report writing
    • Ability and willingness to travel domestically DisclaimerThe above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. This document is subject to change at any time and is not intended to be exhaustive of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required by employees with this position title. The physical requirements described on the supplemental Occupational Worksheet are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made upon request.

Keywords: TTI Floor Care North America, Charlotte , Scientist - Formulas, Other , Charlotte, North Carolina

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