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Church & Dwight Co., Inc. Junior Development Chemist in Folkestone, United States

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.

Are you experienced in product formulation within personal care brands? Do you have a degree in science or a related field?

If the answer is yes - then look no further. Church & Dwight UK Ltd have an exciting opportunity for a Junior Development Chemist to join our R&D team based in Folkestone, Kent on a fixed-term, 12 month contract.

This role within the R&D team will be part of the development and formulation of products within our personal care portfolio, primarily Femfresh intimate wash. Laboratory duties will include initiating new product concepts, preparation of laboratory and stability samples.

You will also work closely with internal stakeholders such as Marketing and Production to support the development of the concept through to launch. This will include preparing and presenting findings and data to internal and external audiences.

The ideal candidate will have experience of product formulation, whether from a previous role or internship, ideally within personal care or a similar category. You will have a degree in science or a related field and practical laboratory experience gained from industry. Communication skills are key for this role so you will have excellent verbal and written communication, able to work closely with colleagues at all levels. Finally, you will have excellent IT skills, particularly proficient with Microsoft Office products and be able to present data clearly and concisely.

In return, we offer a competitive salary with 24 days annual leave, company performance related bonus, health cash plan and highly competitive pension scheme.

Church & Dwight is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.For more information on our company, our brands and our culture visit us at

Church & Dwight is a world-leader in household and personal care products. Our global brands include ARM & HAMMER®, Batiste, OxiClean, Trojan, XTRA, Nair, First Response, Spinbrush, Orajel, vitafusion, Li’l Critters, Water Pik and FLAWLESS®. Founded in 1846, we have operations globally and are listed in the S&P 500.