Full Time

Lead Scientist – Product Development

Posted 4 weeks ago
Application ends: June 29, 2023
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Job Description

As a person, you’re a learner – a natural leader – someone who is always taking initiative to make things better and bring others along with you. You live your life in alignment with the highest values of integrity and quality, always ensuring your responsibilities become a long-term success story. In this role, you’ll help us deliver better care for billions of people around the world. It starts with YOU . As a member of a Research & Engineering (R&E) team you will improve and optimize product designs for Huggies Little Movers diapers, Huggies Little Snugglers diapers and Huggies Snug and Dry Diapers. Responsibilities: Lead long term product development efforts for multiple front-end ideas from conception through prototype and into project initiation. Support the development of product design strategy to deliver desired consumer benefits while ensuring alignment with Vision/Migration plans. Lead front-end development of product key milestones, budget, timeline, and resource forecast for assigned project(s). Manage development and lead execution of learning plan in conjunction with Marketing Research and Innovation Testing teams Facilitate discussions with marketing and the design team regarding concept development and claims spaces. 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. Led by Purpose. Driven by You. 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: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university and 5 or more years of experience Experience in product development and/or technology development Experience in executing consumer studies and product performance evaluation Experience in the development and commercialization stages of product or technology development Experience in various market research methodologies and test methods Understanding of Baby and Child Care products, brands, business and technologies 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. Veterans and members of the Reserve and Guard are highly encouraged to apply. 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