[Reckitt/레킷] R&D Specialist (1yr contract)


Location : Seoul, Korea
Career Area : Other

Job Description

Reckitt (formerly called Reckitt Benckiser) is the world’s leading consumer health and hygiene company. The company has operations in over 60 countries, with headquarters in the UK, Dubai and Amsterdam, and sales in almost 200 countries. The company employs approximately 37,000 people worldwide.
With a purpose of delivering innovative solutions for healthier lives and happier homes, RB is in the top 20 of companies listed on the London Stock Exchange. Today it is the global No 1or No 2 in the majority of its fast-growing categories, driven by an exceptional rate of innovation. Its health, hygiene and home portfolio is led by global Powerbrands of Nurofen, Strepsils Gaviscon, Mucinex, Durex, Scholl, Lysol, MegaRed, Dettol, Veet, Harpic, Bang, Veja, Mortein, Finish, Vanish, Calgon, Air Wick, and French’s.  
Fuelled by a new breed of talent who blend intellectual curiosity with commitment to the highest quality standards, RB is set to redefine the world of consumer health and hygiene.  RB people and its culture are at the heart of the company’s success. They have an intense drive for achievement and a desire to outperform wherever they focus.
 The R&D Operations is the R&D function responsible for products once they are launched on the market. The teams are based all around globe, working closely with R&D product development teams, supply, procurement, global/regional/local marketing & commercial teams in order to deliver projects to grow and protect the existing business in addition to increasing the profitability of our products through cost saving programs. In R&D we truly develop people by giving responsibility as soon as you join the team. The job is dynamic and complex, and the challenges you will face will give you the possibility to develop quickly, laying a strong foundation for your future career.

Business Responsibility
Reckitt Hygiene Category – Vanish Oxyclean , Hippo, Finish, Easy Off BAM
Technical expertise
Target 3-4 years of proven work experience or a recognized expert in the field or a post graduate qualification
Project Responsibility (화학과 or 생명공학과 출신)
Leads/support projects of Low or Moderate Risk or High Risk with Manager/Associate support
Reporting To R&D Operations Manger

  • Assist in development of new formulations/technologies for specified projects based on relevant consumer insights in support of brand initiatives
  • Demonstrate understanding the product development process as it pertains to the R&D function
  • Prepare lab samples for testing and stability
  • Keep accurate records and effectively communicate results

·       Contribute to team and continuous improvement initiatives

  • Support pilot scale-up and attend industrial trials, where required
  • Collaborates with Supply function regarding technology and product expertise, for production start-up, quality improvements and cost savings projects.
  • Collaborate closely with Marketing organizations (local) to provide technical expertise and required business support and execution of commercial initiatives and projects
  • Support R&D teams by providing a clear definition of products, marketing claims and raw material requirements from a regional/local perspective and by providing technical input and support in the preparation of the claim support data.
  • Maintain good communication as part of R&D organization and across functions to accomplish business objectives.
  • Interact with technical functions (R&D, Supply, Packaging Development, etc) to define and share best practices.
  • Day to day management of personnel, including the motivation and development of direct reports.


  • Manage variety of projects within single brand or technology in compliance with regulatory requirement
  • Using scientific and technical skills to solve project associated problems
  • Self-starting and independent working
  • Supporting the delivery of key project milestones to required standards and timings
  • Communicating with and managing key stakeholders


  • Must have a degree in relevant scientific discipline

·       Minimum 3-4year experience in a FMCG company
·       Proven good project management, prioritization and problem-solving skills
·       Proven ability to successfully deliver as part of a team
·       Experience in active collaboration with internal & external R&D and non-R&D functions
·       Good formulation knowledge and understanding of chemical interactions
·       Bilingual fluency in Korean and English

Job Requirements



  • Results-oriented and self-motivated with good time management and organizational skills
  • Good verbal communication skills to effectively provide feedback to project teams or immediate supervisor
  • Good written communication skills for accurate data entry and concise lab reports
  • Strong attention to detail
  • A self-starter/self-motivated, seeking information from others to accomplish objectives
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to interact in cross-cultural/regional teams
  • Ability to display a degree of flexibility regarding changing project priorities
  • Strong interpersonal skills to nurture teamwork
  • Desire to learn, apply, and enhance skill set while seeking new opportunities
  • Proficient with common software, including MS Office

Additional Information

  • 커리어수준 : 대리, 과장
  • 급여사항 : 면접 후 협의
  • 고용형태 : 계약직
  • 경력여부 : 경력

Guidelines for Applicants

  • 전형방법 :  1차 서류전형-2차 면접전형
  • 제출서류 : 영문이력서
  • 접수방법 : 이메일 (giha.hyun@rb.com)
  • 마감일 : 2021.06.11
  • 채용담당 : 인사담당자 / +82-2-6410-0425 / giha.hyun@rb.com

Company Information

Reckitt / 레킷

RB Korea는 RB의 한국 법인으로 한국 시장에서 다양한 브랜드를 런칭, 판매중입니다. 

재택근무/ 학자금지원 등의 다양한 직원 복지를 시행하고 있는 Global 브랜드 기업입니다.

서울 영등포구 국제금융로 10 IFC Two 24층 / Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul



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