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R&D Senior Scientist Robustness

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. is looking to hire an R&D Senior Scientist Robustness, located in Skillman, NJ.

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. develops and markets Oral Care, Wound Care, Women’s Health and Skin Care products that address the needs of consumers and health care professionals and incorporate the latest innovations. The portfolio includes heritage brands LISTERINE®, JOHNSON’S Baby and BAND-AID® Brand, as well as leading skin care brands such as AVEENO® and CLEAN & CLEAR®.

The R&D Senior Scientist Robustness supports the development of new formulae or global chassis by supplying physical characterizations, Design of Experiment matrices, interpretations and recommendations. These critical assessments determine if a product matches a desired competitive a benchmark, will be successful when scaled up in a process, will successfully pass stability and, in some measures, will it meet consumer acceptable aesthetics. 


The Senior Scientist will help troubleshooting product issues under compressed timelines and deliver technical resolutions. Seeks and records issues that has lasting and significant impact on product development process. Documents specifications and testing procedures, results throughout product development cycle as directed.


The scope of work includes the development of innovative models correlating physical measurement with stability as well as consumer perception. New technologies development and method creations.

The R&D Senior Scientist Robustness supports regional Robustness super users to drive investigations or accelerate high priority business projects for their own department.


The Senior Scientist Robustness will work on:

  • Model and method developments
  • Superuser and technician guidance
  • Report metrics, and interact with and/or lead cross-functional teams to implement projects
  • Prepare technical protocols, reports, and memos
  • Participate in multi-functional teams to investigate problems, implement resolution, and develop optimized processes

  • A minimum of a Master’s Degree with at least 3 years of professional experience or a Ph.D. is required.
  • A Master’s Degree or higher in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, or a related Scientific/Engineering discipline is required.
  • A PhD in colloid, surfactants characterization is preferred.
  • Experience in physico-chemical characterization is highly preferred (Rheology, tensiometry, particle size analysis, thermal analysis, Morphology).
  • Ability to use statistical tools for Multivariate regressions, variance analysis, design of experiments is preferred.
  • Understanding of cGMPs and current FDA Compliance requirements is preferred.
  • Experience in formulation or manufacturing of consumer/pharmaceutical products is highly preferred.
  • Experience with consumer products, such as skin care, skin cleansers, hair care, oral care, baby care and/or deodorant products is highly preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. 
  • MS Office (Word and Excel) proficiency and solid presentation skills are required. 
  • Ability to work cross-functionally in a team environment while being an individual contributor is required.
  • Experience managing projects is required.

Primary Location
United States-New Jersey-Skillman
J & J Consumer Inc. (6101)
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