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Product Development Co-Op (6-months)

Hello. We’re Haleon. A new world-leading consumer healthcare company. Shaped by all of us. Together, we’re improving everyday health for millions of people. By growing and innovating our global portfolio of category-leading brands – including Sensodyne, Panadol, Advil, Voltaren, Theraflu, Otrivin, and Centrum – through a unique combination of deep human understanding and trusted science. What’s more, we’re achieving it in a company that we’re building together. In an environment that we’re co-creating. And a culture that’s uniquely ours. Care to join us. It isn’t a question. 


Future Talent roles at Haleon offer the chance to change the way people see and manage their everyday health. That’s an incredible opportunity. An exciting challenge. And a huge responsibility. We’re always looking for ambitious individuals who are inspired by our purpose to deliver better everyday health, with humanity. And want to help us achieve this goal. Right now we’re looking for Co-Op in Voltaren Product Development to join us to do career defining work.


A career in Product Development where none of us stand still.

At Haleon, we design and develop products and technologies to help consumers lead healthier lives. With brands like Robitussin and ChapStick pioneered at Richmond, the site continues to be a center of excellence for iconic global brands such as Voltaren, Panadol, Advil, Theraflu, and Centrum.

Pain Relief R&D is a global team, responsible for delivering innovation to consumers worldwide.  We leverage the power of teamwork, curiosity, scientific excellence, and consumer obsession to deliver superior solutions to everyday problems.

As a Co-Op with the Pain Relief R&D team, you will get the opportunity to work with one of the market leaders in pain relief and collaborate with experts across the global organization.


What will your individual contribution at Haleon be?

  • Work in a compliant manner to ensure the safety of yourself, others, and the protection of the environment
  • Demonstrate excellence in the application and communication of statistical science in new product development
  • Under the supervision of a senior staff, apply standard data science methods to solve analytical questions, including collecting data, cleaning data, and apply quantitative data science methods to predict product performance
  • Develop new innovations for topical patch application
  • Collaborate with analytical scientists to develop novel testing methods
  • Optimization of product attributes and performance
  • Optimize work process and procedures
  • Conclude and communicate findings during tenure as coop to stakeholders


We’re the people changing the future of everyday health. So you will be someone who has:

  • Creative and problem-solving thinking
  • Strategic/big-picture thinking
  • Entrepreneurial and agile mindset
  • Strong prioritisation and analytical skills
  • Personal accountability
  • Business and consumer/customer knowledge and understanding
  • Adaptability and resilience in ambiguity
  • A desire to learn and have meaningful impact


To enable you to perform in this future talent opportunity:

Education required:

  • Pursuing a BS or MS degree in Chemical, Pharmaceutical Science, Polymer sciences or related fields
  • Able to work full-time (35-40 hours/week) throughout the 6-month Co-Op cycle (June/July – January)

Other requirements:

  • Working knowledge of skin science and adhesion technology would be preferred


Role start date: June/July - December 2024


We invite you to apply as soon as possible. The way we see it, every day is an opportunity. And we are joined by new talent, every day. We accept ongoing applications and will close this vacancy once we have enough applications.



Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

At Haleon we embrace our diverse workforce by creating an inclusive environment that celebrates our unique perspectives, generates curiosity to create unmatched understanding of each other, and promotes fair and equitable outcomes for everyone.


We’re striving to create a climate where we celebrate our diversity in all forms by treating each other with respect, listening to different viewpoints, supporting our communities, and creating a workplace where your authentic self belongs and thrives.


We flex the way we work so we can be at our best, where possible, and with agreement between line manager, team and individuals. We acknowledge not all colleagues can flex locations depending on their roles and that we don’t have all the answers. Yet.