R&D Graduate – Hygiene at Reckitt Benckiser

Reckitt Benckiser is the world’s leading consumer health and hygiene company. Every day, across 60 countries, we work with the best people to challenge conventional thinking and strive to find even better ways to give people innovative solutions for healthier lives and happier homes.

We trust people in what they do and we give full accountability and autonomy to make things happen. That’s how we generate the game-changing ideas that built 19 iconic Powerbrands around the world, such as Nurofen, Strepsils, Mucinex, Dettol, Lysol, Finish and Vanish.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: R&D Graduate – Hygiene

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

About the role

  • Support to realisation of projects in full and on time. Accurate test and realization of laboratory time management. Participating in the design, administration and monitoring of laboratory trials. Analysing and evaluating data gathered during research. Ensuring compliance with good laboratory practice and overall clinical objectives.

Your responsibilities

  • Support low risk R&D projects in relevant category, ensuring the implementation of projects by ensuring all required formulation, feasibility work, analysis, validation, stability testing, industrial trials and dossier preparation are performed on time and to the required internal and external standards and market conditions
  • Read, understand and apply SOP/ ISO/ GLP protocols with regards to:
    • Data generation for Product Registration where applicable
    • Proper operation, standardization & maintenance of lab equipment
    • Maintaining accurate laboratory notebooks
  • Following the Safety and Good Housekeeping requirements
  • Conduct performance and analysis evaluations of competitive products
  • Maintain lab supplies inventory (e.g. reagents and lab consumables) and other items when needed
  • Perform other assignments as delegated by line manager
  • Prepare career development objectives with assistance from line manager

The experience we’re looking for

  • Bachelor’s Degree equivalent to the region in Chemistry, Pharmacy, Chemical Engineering or other relevant science.
  • One year experience in an FMCG company desirable.

Qualifications / Skills required

  • 0-2 years R&D experience with a proven track record of delivery.
  • Good formulation knowledge and understanding of chemical interactions.
  • An excellent technical problem solver.
  • Experience of generating technical documentation and reports.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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