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Lead Formulation Scientist

Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Neenah, WI 54956
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Lead Formulation Scientist

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Job Title: Lead Formulation Scientist

Location: Neenah, WI

We are seeking a Research & Engineering (R&E) Project Scientist Formulator. In this assignment, the candidate will be primarily responsible for the development of new formulations for our wet wipes and dry tissue products. The incumbent will work with research technical leaders and business unit partners to translate technical, business and consumer knowledge into technology development opportunities. The incumbent will report to an R&E Manager. This position will be located at our Kimberly-Clark Research & Engineering offices in Neenah, Wisconsin.

Position Purpose:

Lead formulation development as a key member of a personal care or tissue project team delivering significant business impact.


  • Work with research technical leaders and business unit partners to translate technical, business and consumer knowledge into technology development opportunities
  • Design, lead, and complete projects within Product & Consumer Sciences to deliver upon technology opportunities related to the wet wipes and dry tissue product categories
  • Participate or lead projects that require collaboration with internal and external innovation partners on a global level
  • Protect technologies and products through appropriate use of patents, trade secrets, and other intellectual property

Required Qualifications:

  • Strong technical background in chemistry and experimental design
  • Bachelors or advanced degree in Chemistry and/or Chemical Engineering. Some related fields considered
  • Preferred 3+ years of experience in formulation roles. Technical knowledge in formulation science including design, optimization, qualification, and scale-up
  • Preferred knowledge of consumer and/or cosmetic products. Experience working with contract manufacturers
  • Ability to travel 25%
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Other Qualifications:

  • Ability to work well with cross-functional teams of scientists, engineers, marketers, and safety/regulatory experts

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people - nearly a quarter of the world's population - trust K-C brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene, and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds No.1 or No. 2 share positions in more than 80 countries. With more than 140 years of history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and empowering them do their best work. If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.

Kimberly-Clark is an 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.

This position may require a post-offer/pre-hire Physical Abilities Test (PAT) to confirm that individuals are able to perform the essential functions of the job.

K-C requires that an employee have authorization to work in the country in which the role is based. In the event an applicant does not have current work authorization, K-C will determine, in its sole discretion, whether to sponsor an individual for work authorization. However, based on immigration requirements, not all roles are suitable for sponsorship. This position is subject to drug and alcohol testing, including pre-employment testing.

Global VISA and Relocation Specifications:

K-C will support in-country relocation for the chosen candidate for the role, including assistance to obtain proper work authorization. The benefits provided will be per the terms of K-Cs applicable mobility policies. The benefits/policy provided will decided in K-Cs sole discretion.

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Posted: 2020-02-01 Expires: 2020-03-01

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