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R and D Manager - Pigment

  • Location: Kingdom of Thailand
  • Salary: Negotiable per month
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 22 days ago

  • Sector: Industrial
  • Contact: Anaelle Cardinaux
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 21 May 2021
  • Job Ref: JN -042021-458784

R and D Manager - Pigment

Research and Development - Pigment - Masterbatch - Paint - Coating - Colourants - International Company - Budget up to 150K - Based in Samut Prakarn

Client

An International Pigment Manufacturer

The Role

  • Leads R&D team in the technical aspects of product development through the investigation, planning, execution, evaluating and reporting on new product / process development improvement and troubleshooting projects.
  • Independently initiates, investigates, and implements significant new formulations, process improvements, and cost savings projects.
  • Assists formulation chemists on portions of project to ensure completion of the department's high priority projects and critical non-project work. Advises, directs, coaches, inspires and reviews the work of less experienced formulation chemists on complex projects.
  • Acts as a technical consultant to all operating units of the company on formulation / processing issues related to assigned projects / products.
  • Completes technical assessments for evaluation of new product / process opportunities.
  • Evaluates and makes recommendations concerning the application of new ingredient / processing technologies. Stays apprised of technologies used by other contract manufacturers by reviewing technical literature, attending seminars and maintaining contact with suppliers. Evaluates applicability of those technologies within the organization

The Person

  • B.S. or higher education in Chemistry
  • Demonstrated track record of hiring, developing and training high performing teams of scientist and engineers
  • Minimum of 10 years' experience in pigment or related product development
  • Minimum of 5 years in R&D management

Argyll Scott Asia is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.