UV Coatings Group Leader

Philadelphia, PA

Post Date: 04/26/2018 Job ID: 180.18LR Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Pay Rate: 100,000 - 130,000

UV Coatings Group Leader

The UV Coatings Group Leader will be the technical lead for developing new material / resin technologies aimed at improved physical, mechanical, and thermal properties for 3D printing applications.  The individual will be responsible for idea generation and execution while maintaining safety, quality, efficiency, economics, or environmental attributes.  Should possess leadership skills to lead large, global cross-functional team from idea conception to commercialization as well as possess capability to take roles of increasing responsibilities.  This is a key role in the growing 3D Printing team, contributing towards developing technologies, testing methodologies go-to-market strategies, customer partnerships to drive commercial success.

  • Learns application knowledge to understand how material technologies are used in formulation and subsequent end-application. Leverage this learning to iteratively design material technologies
  • Makes individual contributions to develop new photo-curable material technologies for 3D Printing Technologies like Stereo-lithography and Multi-Jet Printing, directed towards improvements in physical, mechanical and thermal properties
  • Personally carry out development activities in areas of expertise and project focus
  • Use advanced design of experiment techniques and statistical analysis, e.g.: DOE, multivariate statistical analysis, etc. to design and conduct experiments to optimize products and formulations for specific cured-in-place applications, according to market requirements
  • Identify and bridge innovative ideas from diverse fields and industries, evaluate technical and economic feasibility to develop game-changing material technologies. Identify opportunities for establishing intellectual property positions and actively pursue patent filings
  • Participates in the use of a Stage-Gate type process for project management
  • Safety conscious individual who takes responsibility for safe lab operations
  • Monitor scientific, patent and trade literature to stay current on latest technologies, identify relevant emerging technologies and leverage information to constantly advance company technology development roadmap. Collaborates across organizational boundaries to further group’s R&D initiatives
  • Identify and bridge innovative ideas from diverse fields and industries; evaluate technical and economic feasibility to develop game-changing material technologies. Identify opportunities for establishing intellectual property positions and actively pursue patent filings
  • Promote company technologies through scientific presentations, publications, participation at tradeshows or conferences and/or customer visits
  • Establish external network and use internal and external networks to solve problems and accelerate R&D projects. Interface with multiple levels within company and international colleagues.  Understand, influence and engage internal and/or external customer and scientific community
  • Communicates with individuals from diverse scientific backgrounds (chemists, chemical engineers, material scientists, mechanical engineers) to understand unmet needs and underlying challenges as well as develop a technology roadmap to implement innovative improvements. Effectively communicates findings to management and stakeholders

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

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Requirements:

  • PhD in Chemistry, Polymer Science or related field with strong process focus
  • 5+ years working in chemical industry
  • Seasoned professional level understanding, interpretation, and application of theory, concepts and knowledge in specialized areas; e.g. chemistry, chemical engineering, polymer science, or other specialized field
  • Prior demonstrated success in developing innovative chemistry solutions to challenging problems. Expert knowledge in photo-cure chemistries and organic synthesis
  • Expert understanding of various analytical techniques for molecular and compositional analysis like NMR, HPLC, GC, LC, etc. Six Sigma certification a plus
  • Maintain a safe, accident-free workplace and promote safety within the department
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. The ability to work and think both in a team environment and as an independent contributor. 
  • Develop and maintain relationships with internal and external collaborators needed to achieve objectives
  • Generate new ideas and provide leadership in moving projects through the development pathway
  • Communicate results and problems or obstacles to project team
  • Leadership through influence and desire to grow to management role

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

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Larry Riederer
Market Specialist

I have over 20 years of experience with Chemical Personnel Search (CPS) . All we do is recruit and place people in the chemical industry nationwide. CPS has been recruiting chemists, engineers, sales people and supply chain since 1973. I work with 40 other recruiters. 


I have a wide range of positions and levels.
The following are some of the areas: Polymers, Resins, Coatings, Adhesives, Inks, Composites, Plastics, Lubricants, Personal Care, Skin/Hair Care, Cleaners and Specialty Chemicals.

These can be: Organic/Polymer Synthesis, New Product Development, Analytical/Characterization, Quality Control, Process Development, Materials Science and others. These are from BS to Ph.D. and from Entry Level to Vice-President. 

Specialties: We specialize in placing Chemists, Scientists and Managers in the industrial chemical industry

 

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