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R&D Manager Needed for Growing Manufacturing Company

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Greensboro
  • Salary: $110000 - $135000 per annum, Benefits: bonus + complete benefits package
  • Job reference: warrenbuffet
  • Sector: Clinical Development, Clinical, EPM Scientific
  • Date posted: 23/02/2018
R&D Manager Needed for Growing Manufacturing Company
  • Hard Surface Cleaning | Disinfectants | Textiles
  • Greater Greensboro, North Carolina Area
  • $110,000 - $135,000 + bonus +complete benefits package
A growing manufacturing company that specializes in Contamination Control Products and Cleanroom Supplies are experiencing tremendous growth in their research and development team. My client is a global manufacturing leader that works extensively with healthcare, food production, pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device companies in order to ensure contamination for controlled environments that is committed to minimizing the risk of contamination for high profile clients.

The company prefers organic growth so there is no ceiling for career progression. This is strictly an expansionary hire and is something that will be tailored to the right candidate. This role will report directly to the VP of Global Product Development.

The R&D Manager will have responsibilities that include:
  • Managing products through all phases of the NPD process, including establishing critical paths, collaborating with other departments and suppliers to accomplish project goals, and ensuring products are evaluated and tested accordingly
  • Maintaining and organizing detailed records of research and development activities, including prototypes, data, reports, and changes to design requirements
  • Developing raw materials and finished product specifications based on the need of the customer
  • Providing technical support to the manufacturing team as needed or as required on a per project basis
  • Delivering high-quality presentations to customers, suppliers, and other industry group leaders required in both small group and industry settings
  • Identifying and evaluating new raw materials and raw material suppliers on a global basis
  • Establishing targets for the development of new products in conjunction with the executive team
The ideal candidate will have the following skill set:
  • 10 years of experience working in an R&D role within a manufacturing company
  • MS or PHD in science or an engineering background with a strong emphasis on chemistry or microbiology
  • Expert knowledge of disinfectant chemistries and products with a proven track record of innovation
  • Strong familiarity with cGMP, FDA, USP, and EPA guidelines
  • Textile industry experience preferred
  • Strong communication skills required
  • Wet wipes manufacturing experience highly preferred  
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