Research Coop

Edgewell Personal Care Brands, LLC
Oct 18, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
##### **About Edgewell**

We are a global team of 6,000 visionaries, doers, and makers\. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries\. Together, we re\-imagine good mornings and endless summers, beauty and bonding, confidence and determination\.

From baby to body, Edgewell is passionate about making the little moments leading up to the big memories just a little bit easier\. Simply, we aim to make the products that families rely on more inspired, more personal, and more trustworthy-so they can devote that much more energy to the people they care about most\.

We are re\-imagining personal care\.

At Edgewell Personal Care, we're passionate about helping people be at their best when it matters most: whether preparing for a first date, practicing for the big game, or protecting your family on vacation\. The Edgewell family of brands has a product for everyone \-\- with well\-established brand names such as Schick and Wilkinson Sword men's and women's shaving systems and disposable razors; Edge and Skintimate shave preparations; Playtex, Stayfree, Carefree and o\.b\. feminine care products; Banana Boat and Hawaiian Tropic sun care products; Playtex infant feeding, Diaper Genie and gloves; and Wet Ones moist wipes\.

##### **Position Summary**

The Research Co\-op provides a broad range of technical support to several engineers and scientists primarily in the Schick Research department\. This support can be in the form of idea contributions, problem solving, analytical software generation ex\. MatLab or LabView, data gathering, running experiments, CAD \(SolidWorks\) and a wide range of mechanical or biomedical skills\. The Research Co\-op assignments require the co\-op to move freely through the majority of departments located in our main plant and both Commerce drive locations\.

##### **Accountabilities**

+ The general task duties for this job is to interact with several Research engineers and scientists, receive assignments, complete those assignments and deliver the required data

+ Work individually and in a team environment, includes cross\-functional teams

+ Collaborate with lab personal, co\-ops, scientist, engineers and management to accomplish designated projects

+ Apply problem\-solving skills to resolve scientific and engineering issues

+ Receive training on desired equipment and safety regulations

+ Create detailed reports and presentations on work completed, this includes keeping a lab log book during the co\-op period\. Present results as required to engineers and related teams\.

##### **Specific Accountabilities**

+ The Research co\-op will work out of the main Milford plant as well as 50 & 60 Commerce drive buildings

##### **Required Skills and Experience**

+ Junior or Senior ME or BME with effective verbal and written communication skills

+ Proficient in Windows applications \(Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc\.\)

+ Knowledgeable of 3D CAD programs like SolidWorks

+ Divergent thinker with broad interest in science and technology

+ Strong interpersonal skills required to work in a project team environment

+ All candidates must be currently eligible to work in the U\.S\. and provide proper documentation to substantiate

##### **Preferred Skills and Experience**

+ Hands on experience beyond university classes ex\. Hobbies that require a mechanical aptitude

+ Past work experience in industry

+ Requires little or no supervision after proper training and explanation of responsibilities

+ Owns a valid driver's license

##### **Working Relationships & Environment**

+ Candidate will interact with a variety of colleagues including lab partners, engineers, scientists, administrators, managers and directors as well as fellow co\-ops, health care providers and security personnel

+ Travel Requirements - Occasional travel between Milford plant and Commerce drive

+ Report any health and safety issues to supervisor or colleagues

+ Standard 1st shift

+ Follow all lab and equipment safety regulations and always use of personal protective equipment as required

+ General physical requirements include maintaining a workstation with a desktop computer and move between departments locations

##### **Come work with Edgewell**

Edgewell offers a competitive compensation package which includes full medical and retirement savings coverage, paid vacation and holidays\. Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws\. d80cefaca8caae258465fc73

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