Product Researcher I

Cincinnati, OH 45241 | 12 Months

Post Date: 05/21/18 Job ID: PNGHJP00001487 Industry: Other



CAT 1 Request- Product Researcher I






Pontoon Solutions








This Request for Quotation (RFQ) invites your company to submit a proposal to Pontoon Solutions for the SWIC/MBC PRL Operator.


Please prepare a proposal based on the instructions contained in this document. Pontoon Solutions reserves the right to continue further negotiations on any or all scope. Pontoon/P&G reserves the right to award the business or reject any or all bids, and will award the business on P&G’s assessment of total value, with price being an important (but not controlling) factor. P&G also reserves the right to accept all or part of your proposal.  


Key Project Contacts for this Project:


Procter & Gamble Contact

Pontoon Project Representative

Name: Kevin Woolson





Address: P&G SWIC, 11511 Reed Hartman Hwy, Cincinnati, OH 45241




Objective/Project Background:

The Beauty Care Pilot Research Lab Organization(PRLO) is expanding to enable an increased trial support work model as we move from SWIC to a new Beauty GMP facility at MBC. The new PRL Operators work location will vary over the first 6 months to enable support and training within both the SWIC & MBC Beauty PRLs. PRL Operators contribute to product/process development via trial support and maintaining a safe & GMP compliant PRL.



Scope of Work:

PRL Operators support PRL Users with equipment operation and batch additions. Equipment set-up & sanitization. Post-trial equip & room clean-up. Maintaining bulk raw material feed readiness. Scrap labeling and staging for pick-up. Individual PRL room supply staging (Drums, buckets, etc.). General room & equip GMP cleaning. GMP transfer of materials & product from totes, drums and buckets into smaller or larger containers. Forklift safety inspections, battery charging and watering maintenance. Other responsibilities include similar operation support with filling and gassing processes in the PRL.



Role Description(s):

Technical Systems Skills: Prefer experience in process or technical product development. Tanks, pumps, agitators, heat exchangers, mills, powder incorporation and product filling equipment will be used on a daily basis.

Diverse, Collaborative Communications/Relationships/In-Touch – The individual will need to interface across PRL users from multiple Beauty Care categories as well as other support groups (Materials Management, Safety, QA, Maintenance).

Operates with Discipline: Plans, Follows Through, Attention to detail. High capacity and ability to multi-task. The PRL Operator will be supporting multiple process trials on a daily basis.

Safety & Quality Consciousness: critical to maintaining the equipment and PRL rooms in a neat and orderly manner for both safety and GMP readiness.

Computer Literate: will be working with multiple documentation data systems.

Other experiences that have application are: Quality Assurance, Equipment/process development, manufacturing plant experience.







Project Schedule:



# Days

Work to begin

Work to end





PRL Operator

5 days/wk (40hrs)














Required Commitments:

Coordination/Meeting Deliverables

Duration / Timeline

Support PRL Making Operations as noted above

7/16/18 – 6/30/19








Hours of Work:

6:30 – 3pm; Monday- Friday; 40 hours per week



Travel Required:

No significant travel is required other than local to the Cincinnati Area (SWIC & MBC technical centers).



Any Specific Trainings Required:

Will be trained at SWIC & MBC by PRLO Staff


Required Personal Protective Equipment (safety glasses, steel-toed shoes):

Safety glasses, ESD (anti-static) steel Tip shoes, labcoat, hair net


Required HS&E Testing (respirator program, hearing conservation, enzyme test):




Please provide a cost breakdown of estimated resource hours, fixed rate, miscellaneous fees (mileage, training, etc.) and estimated travel expenses.  If the supplier is required to pay for any trainings, Personal Protective Equipment, and/or HS&E please make sure this is listed.


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