R&D Lab Manager

Milwaukee, WI

Posted: 06/07/2022 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 621.22DM Pay Rate: 100,000 Experience:

Job Description

R&D Lab Manager

The R&D Lab Manager manages the development of new and improved polymers and technologies.  Reporting to the Vice President, the R&D Lab Manager is responsible for various resin development projects for the industrial segment, manufacturing support, and serving as project leader.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Leading and managing a team of technicians and chemists with technical and formulation expertise in Acrylic Emulsion Polymerization and/or Polyurethane Dispersions
  • Working with the team to prioritize projects, determine collaboration opportunities, leveraging best practices and technologies
  • Provide product recommendations, formulating guidance
  • Providing regular communication on projects and status updates, in addition to work in progress and future resource management
  • Utilizing and reinforcing DOE tools during R&D activities
  • Develop action plans for resolving technical challenges
  • Direct the timely completion of technical projects relating to product improvement, product maintenance, manufacturing improvement, and commercialization support initiatives through individual contributors
  • Responsible for the management and development of technical staff
  • Maintain safe operating procedures through complete knowledge of safety rules and lab procedures

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Dave Maxwell at dmaxwell@cps4jobs.com.

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Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math field
  • 5+ years’ experience in water-based polymer development

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Technical knowledge – Emulsion Polymerization and/or Polyurethane dispersions
  • Master’s Degree or higher in a science-related area
  • Supervisory / mentoring experience
  • Travel requirements 10%

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Dave Maxwell at dmaxwell@cps4jobs.com.

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Meet Your Recruiter

Dave Maxwell
Sr Technical Recruiter

Senior Level Recruitment Professional since 1996 with experience in the recruitment and placement of Industrial Chemists and Scientists Nationwide from Executive to Entry level.  Resins, Polymers, Adhesives, Coatings, Plastics, Lubricants, Specialty Chemicals, Agricultural Chemicals, Additives, Inks, Consumer Products, and more!

I have been very successful at bringing top valued talent to my clients and providing expert level guidance to candidates in their career searches.

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