Product Development Leader

Baton Rouge, LA

  • The Product Development Leader organizes and leads programs for development of new specialty chemical products.
  • Leads multi-functional teams including new product chemists, process development engineers, manufacturing, supply chain, new business development, regulatory affairs, legal and other functions as appropriate.
  • Coordinates the efforts of external collaboration partners. Identify approaches to improve productivity of assigned programs.
  • Manage and present project progression to senior management and within a stage gate structure.
  • $140K-$165K. Relocation provided.

  • The Product Development Leader will have a B.S. degree in chemical engineering, chemistry or a related field.
  • 5+ years of program leadership experience with demonstrated successes in leading new product development in the specialty chemicals space.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a cross-functional team towards the development of a new product, influencing and negotiating time and resources from other groups.
  • Demonstrated project execution, organizational, planning, and time management skills.
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship.

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