Full Time

Lead Product Scientist – R&D

Posted 1 month ago
Application ends: June 29, 2023
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Job Description

You were made to do this work: designing new technologies, diving into data, optimizing digital experiences, and constantly developing better, faster ways to get results. You want to be part of a performance culture dedicated to building technology for a purpose that matters. You want to work in an environment that promotes sustainability, inclusion, wellbeing, and career development. In this role, you’ll help us deliver better care for billions of people around the world. It starts with YOU . Position Summary: As a member of the Poise Product Research and Engineering (R&E) team you will develop and implement new product, process, material or technology concepts. The Scientist for this role will provide guidance and leadership in product development for products focused in KCNA. Candidates should have a demonstrated ability to effectively interface with a broad range of cross-functional team members. Responsibilities/Deliverables: Lead product development efforts for single or multiple projects from up-front exploration and into commercialization Lead development and execution of product design strategies to deliver desired consumer benefits while ensuring alignment with encompassing business strategies and goals Lead development of product key milestones, budget, timeline, and resource forecast for assigned projects Manage development and lead execution of learning plans in conjunction with Marketing Research and Innovation Testing teams Ensure development and execution of product specification and quality plans appropriate for phase of project Facilitate discussions with marketing and the brand design team regarding claims and aesthetics Provides mentorship to junior members of the product development team. Communicate and document project plans and results to key customers. Develop knowledge and skills to be recognized as an effective implementer of research principles, scientific analysis, and project management. About Us: At Kimberly-Clark, you’ll be part of the best teams committed to driving innovation and growth. We’re founded on 150 years of market leadership, and we’re always looking for new and better ways to perform-so what can you do with that? There’s no time like the present to make an impact at Kimberly-Clark. It’s all here for you at Kimberly-Clark. About You: You’re driven to perform at the highest level possible, and you appreciate a performance culture fueled by authentic caring. You want to be part of a company actively dedicated to sustainability, inclusion, wellbeing, and career development. To succeed in this role, you will need the following qualifications: Required: Bachelor’s or advanced degree in related major scientific or engineering discipline. May also include other relevant disciplines (i.e., Psychology, Nursing, and Sociology) 3 or more years of experience in a variety of technical or operational assignments Experience in product development and/or technology development Experience in executing consumer and/or technical/scientific studies Demonstrated strengths in: scientific experimentation methods, analysis and planning/organizing, reading and comprehension of technical literature A demonstrated ability to work independently or as part of a team to complete projects within required timeframes Total Benefits: For a complete overview, see www.mykcbenefits.com Hybrid Work Arrangements: You’re looking to make a difference. When and where it works best for you. And at Kimberly Clark, we’re constantly exploring new ideas on how, when, and where we can best achieve results. When you join our team, you’ll experience Flex That Works, flexible work (hybrid) arrangements that empower you to have purposeful time in the office and partner with your leader to make flexibility work for both you and the business. For Kimberly-Clark to grow and prosper, we must be an inclusive organization that applies the diverse experiences and passions of its team members to brands that make life better for people all around the world. We actively seek to build a workforce that reflects the experiences of our consumers. When you bring your original thinking to Kimberly-Clark, you fuel the continued success of our enterprise. We are a committed equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by law. The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position. LI-Hybrid