Senior Scientist and Group Leader, Household Care - Franklinton, NC

Pioneer a brighter future
At Novozymes, we work in close partnership with our customers and the global community to make a sustainable impact. We use science to advance industries, and as part of Household Care & Technical Industries, you will take part in providing game-changing biological solutions that improve industrial processes and everyday products from textiles to detergents.

Senior Scientist & Laboratory Group Leader, Franklinton, NC

Our Household Care Technical Services team provides cutting-edge solutions enabling our customers to offer sustainability and innovation to the market. We are looking for a passionate Senior Scientist & Laboratory Group Leader to join our team to develop, identify, and lead a robust pipeline of commercial opportunities, primarily in the laundry and dish care categories.

In this role, you’ll get to:
  • Partner with the largest CPG’s in the industry helping to build their business with biology
  • Take consumer product concepts from idea to commercial reality with well-defined success metrics
  • Unlock passion using research to identify opportunities, make decisions and innovate
  • Leverage your scientific skillset in a commercial and business context
  • Lead an incredible team of 6 in a state-of-the-art laboratory
  • Connect to create working with cross-functional teams such as Sales, Marketing, Communications, and R&D

In this position you need to have:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to influence and engage customers
  • Desire and demonstrated ability to directly lead and mentor high-performing teams
  • A passion for excellence and a “dare to lead” attitude with capability to cultivate strong internal and external partnerships
  • Self-motivation and a desire to move quickly in a fast-paced environment
  • Bachelor's degree, Master's degree or Ph.D. in relevant field with a strong technical background
  • Experience in the following areas is a plus: technical service, project leadership, project and portfolio management, statistical experimental design and data analysis, industrial enzyme applications, product formulations, detergents and surfactants, CPG industry (especially laundry and dish care), and experience leading global and cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to travel approximately 30%

Does this sound like you? Consider a career with Novozymes and let’s realize your potential together.

About Novozymes
Novozymes is the world leader in biological solutions. Together with customers, partners and the global community, we improve industrial performance while preserving the planet’s resources and helping build better lives. As the world’s largest provider of enzyme and microbial technologies, our bioinnovation enables higher agricultural yields, low-temperature washing, energy-efficient production, renewable fuel and many other benefits that we rely on today and in the future. We call it Rethink Tomorrow.

Novozymes is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All employment decisions are based on business needs without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability or veteran status.

Application deadline: September 25, 2019
Ref: 6359BR
City: Franklinton, NC
Country: USA
Job Area: Technical Services