Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Manager of Research Development

Manager of Research Development


To develop new product formulations, adjust existing formulas, and evaluate
production processes, procedures and materials; implement testing protocols
on raw materials and products and provide statistical evaluation of data;
and provide technical support to internal and external customers.

Design, test and develop new product formulations, and evaluate and adjust
existing formulas.
Evaluate and approve production processes, testing procedures, new raw
materials and suppliers.
Evaluate, specify, and oversee the acquisition and set-up and maintenance
of laboratory test equipment.
Develop, review, approve and maintain product technical specifications.
Provide technical information, presentations and training to sales staff,
customers and industry groups.
Define and implement raw material quality assurance specifications.
Define and implement product and process quality assurance requirements and
Prepare, present and discuss projected and ongoing operating budgets as
Capable of performing as an Application Engineer to customers on the
technical aspects of the products, providing on-site training and gathering
Voice of Customer information for new product development.
Attend and present at industry trade events as a subject matter expert.
Manage the R&D Department providing guidance and expertise on experimental
and testing methodology.
Other duties as assigned.

MS or Ph.D. degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical
Engineering, Lubrication Engineering or related field or equivalent
2+ years in the design, set-up and execution of product and process
development/research programs.
Excellent written and oral communication skills, including technical
writing and oral presentation skills.
Familiarity with Statistical Process Control and statistical analysis
methods, including ANOVA, regression analysis, and hypothesis testing.
Travel requirements approximately 25%-30%.

Environmental training applicable to the job.
Safety training applicable to the job and for applicable equipment.
Job instructional training.
Quality system familiarization.
ISO 14001, 9001, and OSHA 18001 familiarization.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required
to sit, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand;
walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel, tools or controls; climb or
balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; reach with hands and arms; and
taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10
pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision
abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and
color vision. The employee must occasionally work near moving mechanical
parts, and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or
caustic chemicals, and outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in the
work environment is usually moderate. This position may involve the
generation or handling of hazardous and industrial wastes. Duties may
include the proper accumulation, labeling, transfer, and handling of wastes
in your area.

Job Code: #21135

If you are interested in this position, please email your resume to (Sam)

You may also call my cell at 248.890.6231 or text me any time until
midnight PST (weekends are okay as well) if you have any questions.
Feel free to also send me an invitation to connect on LinkedIn.

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