Associate Chemist

Church & Dwight Co., Inc.

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Princeton, NJ

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

A collective energy and ambition. A place where you can make a real difference.

We’re a company that genuinely cares about our people, our products, our consumers and the environment.

Our unique, informal culture champions courage, determination and collaboration. Knowing we have an open and supportive team means each of us has the freedom to take responsibility and ownership. We have a shared passion to work hard, innovate and push boundaries.

United by the belief that when we strive for growth, anything is possible. While we might not be the largest company in our industry, we believe we can have the biggest impact because: Together We Have the Power to Win.

We currently have an excellent opportunity for an Associate Chemist located at our Princeton, NJ location.

The candidate for this position will support the Fabric Care Research and Development activities with development of new formulations and product improvements in addition to other R&D work. The Associate Chemist will be under the supervision of an R&D Manager in a manner consistent with the C&D R&D Core Principles of teamwork, consumer and customer focus, personal responsibility and integrity, and ethical behavior and practices.


  • With help from supervisor, design technical plan to develop products or prototypes to meet project design parameters.
  • Identify and/or develop methods and conduct tests to evaluate products or prototypes against established goals.
  • Record and analyze data; draw conclusions and make recommendations for next steps.
  • Help summarize and document results for project update reports.
  • Evaluate new technologies for use in products/prototypes.
  • Interact on project teams within R&D (Consumer Experience, Safety, Processing, Packaging) and with outside suppliers and vendors.
  • Guide/Coach laboratory technicians and/or temporary employees with clear direction and prioritization.

Education and Experience:

Must have a BS degree from an accredited institution in Chemistry or related discipline with 0-2years of laboratory experience.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Good laboratory experimental execution, data recording and safety practices.
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work independently on multiple projects.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

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COVID VACCINE REQUIREMENT*: To support the health and safety of our team members, successful candidates for employment in this role must (1) be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and to have submitted proof of vaccination status, or (2) request and receive an approved accommodation based on medical circumstances or sincerely held religious beliefs, practices or observances.

*Only applicable for Corporate positions based in Princeton, NJ and Ewing, NJ

Church & Dwight is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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