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Church & Dwight Co., Inc. Program Scientist in Princeton, New Jersey

At Church & Dwight, we value talented professionals with a strong desire to make a positive impact in our company. As a rapidly growing organization, we are always seeking passionate and creative individuals whose action-oriented mindset will foster continued growth throughout our leading brands.

Role Summary:

The Program Scientist is a senior technical position requiring in-depth technical knowledge and the ability to create innovative new consumer products under the Church & Dwight brands. The primary responsibility is to identify and implement solutions related to materials & technologies to creatively solve complex, transformational research problems. The individual must demonstrate the ability to work on multiple projects independently, collaborate and lead technical cross-functional teams.


  • Lead transformational, technically complex product development programs from conception through proof of principle. Includes leading technical cross-functional teams when needed.

  • Identify and implement new innovative ideas, methodologies, and technologies rooted in consumer needs.

  • Maintains an up-to-date knowledge on technical developments in the field of polymer and material sciences (technical literature, attending courses and conferences, peer contacts, etc.).

  • Identify and analyze emerging technology trends and conduct research studies to gain consumer insights.

  • Works proactively within a multi-disciplinary, high-performance team environment

  • Prepares technical reports and makes technical presentations to communicate key findings to technical, business and regulatory personnel.

  • Individual contributor or may supervise subordinates and provide coaching and mentoring where appropriate.


  • Ph D from an accredited institution in a relevant technical field preferably with 8 years of academic industrial experience preferred

  • BS/MS degree with a minimum of 10 years of industrial experience required

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

• Innovation-We consistently generate new ideas, thinking outside the box while remaining strategically focused. We always think in terms of possibilities, not limitations.

• Collaboration-We rely on open and honest communication to develop productive working relationships within and across our business units and functions. The mutual respect we have for our colleagues enables us to challenge each other, leading to an even more cohesive team.

• Focus-We maintain a laser-like focus on our consumers. We will grow by leveraging consumer insights on all of our brands and will continue to be industry leaders.

• Entrepreneurialism-We pride ourselves on fostering this spirit where risk-taking and action is encouraged. We are extremely competitive externally, but not internally.