The Clorox Company is a leading
manufacturer and marketer of consumer products with 8,300 employees and
fiscal year 2010 revenues of $5.53 billion. Clorox markets some of
consumers' most trusted and recognized brand names, including its
namesake bleach and cleaning products, Green Works® naturally derived
home care products, Pine-Sol® cleaners, Poett®
home care products, Fresh Step® cat litter, Kingsford® charcoal, Hidden
Valley® and K C Masterpiece® dressings and sauces, Brita®
water-filtration products, Glad® bags and wraps and containers, and
Burt's Bees® natural personal care products. Nearly 90 percent of Clorox
Company brands hold the No. 1 or No. 2 market share positions in their
categories. The company's products are manufactured in more than two
dozen countries and sold in more than 100 countries. Clorox is committed
to making a positive difference in the communities where its employees
work and live. Founded in 1980, The Clorox Company Foundation has awarded
cash grants totaling more than $80 million to nonprofit organizations,
schools and colleges. In fiscal 2010 alone, the foundation awarded $3.5
million in cash grants, and Clorox made product donations valued at $8.8
million. Corporate headquarters are in Oakland, California. Corporate
Research & Development is located in Pleasanton, California, GLAD
Research & Development is located in Willowbrook,
Illinois, a satellite Home Care Research & Development is located in
Kennesaw, Georgia and Latin America and International Research &
Development is located in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
As a scientist in the Foods
Research and Development group, you will be part of a team responsible
for driving consumer discovery and the development of new products. To
achieve this, you will:
and execute project work against Discovery/Charter objectives with
consumer guidance central to approach.
with outside culinary experts to create “gold standards” that deliver
against winning concepts.
deep technical expertise to translate “gold standards” into shelf stable
food products using industrial materials and while maintaining flavor
closely with other functional areas involved in development and
commercialization, including process development, package development,
suppliers, procurement, marketing, project management, and manufacturing.
select and apply known technology from inside and outside sources to
deliver against consumer needs and key business initiatives.
and interpret data to meet project targets and objectives, and make
recommendations that drive efficiency and manage risk.
effectively with teams and suppliers to convey project information.
in Chemistry, MS or PhD in Food Science, or an advanced degree in a
related field and 4 years of relevant industry experience.
creating new products in consumer discovery projects.
hands-on focus and creative problem solving skills.
communication and interpersonal skills in a collaborative team
environment. Good decision making skills.
to work independently and implement multiple projects in a timely manner.
“love the lab” attitude!
and deep product development technical knowledge preferably focused on at
least one of these areas: emulsion/surfactant technology,
flavor/fragrance development, dressings/sauces/condiments development.
experience with a major Consumer Packaged Goods company.
and personal interest in foods and/or the culinary arts – are you a
right to regular employment in the U.S.