R&D Operations Assistant at Reckitt Benckiser

Reckitt Benckiser is the world’s leading consumer health and hygiene company. Every day, across 60 countries, we work with the best people to challenge conventional thinking and strive to find even better ways to give people innovative solutions for healthier lives and happier homes.

We trust people in what they do and we give full accountability and autonomy to make things happen. That’s how we generate the game-changing ideas that built 19 iconic Powerbrands around the world, such as Nurofen, Strepsils, Mucinex, Dettol, Lysol, Finish and Vanish.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: R&D Operations Assistant

Location: Lagos
Employment type: Full time

Job Description

  • Focusing on one category – Health, Home or Hygiene – you’ll find new ways to improve our products.
  • Working with experts from different teams, you’ll make sure we remain competitive, compliant and safe.
  • Breathing new life to existing household names. Ultimately, you’ll ensure they continue to solve real problems and improve the lives of millions of people globally.

You’ll succeed because…

  • …You’re a creative and tenacious problem solver.
  • You’ve led projects and worked in laboratories before so you’re familiar with the methods and techniques used.
  • Degree qualified in a scientific discipline, you’re also able to communicate effectively with colleagues from different fields. Independently minded
  • You’ve a healthy curiosity and will actively seek out additional information when you need it.

You’ll love it because…

  • …You’ll get to make an impact like never before.
  • You’ll be responsible for your own projects – we can’t wait to listen to your ideas.
  • The products you help us get out there will make people’s lives better.
  • Our iconic brands will provide an incredible platform for you.
  • And our dynamic, ownership-driven culture will help bring the very best out of you, every day.

Your Responsibilities

  • Generating data which supports product changes to meet regulatory authority standards.
  • Executing work on specific projects and delivering against team KPIs
  • Ensuring all required formulation, feasibility work analysis, validation, stability testing, industrial trials and dossier preparation are performed on time and to the required quality and regulatory standards.
  • Developing knowledge and expertise to provide support for a given product portfolio.

The experience we’re looking for

  • Technician Certificate, Associate Degree, Bachelor’s Degree equivalent to the region in chemistry, pharmacy, chemical engineering, or other relevant science
  • 1-2 years R&D experience with a proven track record of delivery.
  • An excellent technical problem solver.
  • Project management, prioritization and problem-solving skills are desirable.
  • Experience of generating technical documentation and reports.
  • Good formulation knowledge and understanding of chemical interactions.

The skills for success:

  • Good negotiating and interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skills both written and oral in English and good presentation skills
  • Performance testing and market research knowledge desirable
  • Application of quality, sustainability, and regulatory standards.
  • Good organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to identify and communicate risks.
  • Capable of building strong working relationships and strong networking skills
  • Good analytical skills
  • Strong intellectual curiosity, appetite for exploring new and previously uncharted territories.

Competitive Salary & excellent benefits package.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Closing date: Not specified


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