Technical Service Team Leader

Rock Hill, SC

Post Date: 05/31/2018 Job ID: 230.18CM Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals

Technical Service Team Leader

The incumbent in this position must be knowledgeable of the uses, chemistry and processing of silicone fluids, elastomers, emulsions and antifoams with experience in customer support, people leadership and project management.  The candidate will be responsible for working within the business and R&D teams to prioritize and allocate resources to support prioritized markets and opportunities.  Project leadership responsibilities will include initiating, planning, implementing, management and execution of application and product development projects.  The candidate will be expected to interact with all levels of personnel within the organization with a focus on open communication with the Commercial and Business Development teams in setting and implementing strategic projects for the growth of the business.  Direct customer interaction and travel (primarily domestic) are required. 

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Crystal Meeks at 815.756.1221 / cmeeks@cps4jobs.com.

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Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry, Material Science or Chemical Engineering preferred
  • Prior manager / supervisory experience required which includes experience coaching senior professionals
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a chemical or polymer manufacturing environment, preferably with silicones, required
  • Project Management methodology experience (Stage Gate preferred) related to the development of new chemical formulations and/or processes
  • Good leadership skills with experience directing, motivating, developing and educating various levels of personnel
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Design of Experiments software
  • Travel approximately 20%
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to use these skills to develop working relationships with external customers and internal stakeholders
  • Proven safety focus in an industrial chemical environment

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Crystal Meeks at 815.756.1221 / cmeeks@cps4jobs.com.

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Crystal Meeks
Sr. Technical Recruiter

Our Industrial Laboratory Recruitment Team specializes in placing candidates at all levels of the chemical development cycle from Laboratory Technicians to Executive Leadership in Research.  I joined CPS in 2011 as a full cycle recruiter and have expertise in the following areas:

 


Technical Leadership ~ Product Development ~ Organic and Polymer Synthesis 
Formulation ~ Research & Development 
Application Chemistry ~ Technical Service
Process Chemistry ~ Analytical Chemistry ~ Method Development
Regulatory Compliance ~ EH&S ~ Quality Assurance ~ Quality Control 

 

My recruitment philosophy encompasses the belief that people are the greatest asset in an organization.  Finding the right fit is not only about the technology.  It is about how an employee fits within an organization's culture and ensuring that both parties can add value to each other immediately and in the future.   

 

If you have interest in finding an opportunity that aligns with your career goals, or if you are a hiring manager looking for talent that can add value to your organization, I would love to hear from you!


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