Global R&D Leader

Charlotte, NC

  • The Global R&D Leader will develop and implement a global R&D strategy within the technology group.
  • Research of new products to serve identified or potential customer needs.
  • Develop new products and adapt existing products to strengthen innovation.
  • Foster cooperation and knowledge transfer between all units of the technology group.
  • Recruit, mentor and lead a high performing team of core technology experts to identify, develop or acquire innovative market focused technology.
  • Deliver technology for major new product platforms in target markets and applications to create profitable, high growth commercial businesses.
  • Relocation provided. 25% travel. $150K-$170K.

  • The Global R&D Leader should have a PhD in a Material Science, Chemical Engineering or related field. An MBA would be a plus.
  • 10 + years in manufacturing with progression to an executive level leading a successful R&D group in inks or coatings.
  • Significant experience leading a technical function in a substantive organization noted for its innovation and innovative processes which led to R&D success.
  • Experience establishing high-level relationships with relevant research establishments.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and implement a strategic vision and lead the management of R&D technology development and innovation initiatives which resulted in successful results.
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship.

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