Scientist I - Burt's Bees (College)

The Clorox Company - Durham, NC

The Clorox Company is a leading multinational manufacturer and marketer of consumer and professional products with approximately 8,000 employees and fiscal year 2017 revenues of $6.0 billion. Clorox markets some of the most trusted brand names, including its namesake bleach and cleaning products, Pine-Sol® cleaners; Liquid Plumr® clog removers; Poett® home care products; Clorox Healthcare™, HealthLink®; Green Works® naturally derived cleaners; Fresh Step® cat litter; Glad® bags, wraps and containers; Kingsford® charcoal; Hidden Valley® and KC Masterpiece® dressings and sauces; Brita® water-filtration products; and Burt's Bees® natural personal care products. More than 80 percent of the company's brands hold the No. 1 or No. 2 market share positions in their categories. Clorox's commitment to corporate responsibility includes making a positive difference in its communities. In fiscal year 2015, Clorox and The Clorox Company Foundation contributed more than $16 million in combined cash grants, product donations, cause marketing and employee volunteerism.

Corporate headquarters are in Oakland, California. Corporate Research & Development is located in Pleasanton, California & Burt's Bees Research and Development is located in Durham, NC.

The Research and Development organization is at the heart of our Clorox business, taking new generations of consumer products from concept to reality. With such diverse roles as engineers, scientists, mechanical designers and packaging experts, R&D is a community of technical leaders and managers actively involved in virtually every step in the lifecycle of our products, from initial concept to raw materials to final goods on store shelves. R&D is committed to leveraging the latest technology to bring consumers the high-quality, innovative products they expect and deserve.

Position Description/Opportunities in R&D:
The R&D function works with other members of our organization (e.g. Marketing, Sales, Finance, Legal, Manufacturing, Regulatory) to ensure that our products are manufactured and marketed safely and efficiently.

Mechanical Engineers or Materials Science majors are needed to work in packaging development, which involves understanding consumer needs, investigating future technologies and designing and developing functional and cost effective packages across all of Clorox's brands. This would include consumer testing, mechanical and chemical performance testing and package component qualifications both in laboratory and on-site at vendors and Clorox manufacturing plants.


Chemical Engineers are needed to design and develop new processes and/or improve on current processes for new and existing consumer products. This would include laboratory and pilot plant testing of various unit operations at the Clorox Technical Center in Pleasanton and scaling up of the process on-site at Clorox manufacturing plants.