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Job Location: Charlotte, NC
JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 30415
Title: Head of Global; Technology
Job Location: Charlotte, North Carolina - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $140,000.00 - $170,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?

Our client is a leader in the Inks field and needs a creative innovator to help them build this part of their business. If you have managed R&D teams and have Inks background please contact us.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Our client is a global leader in specialty coatings, inks, adhesives and sealing compounds with a focus on the packaging, printing and medical industry. They need a Head of Global Technology for their inks unit.

The Head of Global Technology will lead R&D and define company strategy to establish or maintain technology leadership in target markets. Lead effort to develop or acquire technology needed to address opportunities in target markets. This is a unique opportunity to expand the current research and development capabilities to enable success in meeting the companys strategic growth plans

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and Implement a Global R&D strategy within the Technology Group
  • Global Coordination of R&D groups across all sites of the Technology Group
  • Research of new products to serve identified or potential customer needs
  • Focus on innovative technologies in accordance with Corporate R&D strategy
  • Building of advanced know-how and scientific competency
  • Develop new products and adapt existing products to strengthen innovation
  • Foster cooperation and knowledge transfer between all units of the Technology Group
  • Establish and staff Technology Group with an eye to innovation
  • Recruit, mentor and lead a high performing team of core technology experts to identify, develop or acquire innovative market focused technology
  • Deliver technology for major new product platforms in target markets and applications to create profitable, high growth commercial businesses
  • Lead efforts to standardize R&D processes and implement best practices across the organization
  • Interface with Senior Management to establish global R&D business objectives and milestones which drive effective short and long-term technology strategies and plans
  • Establish relationships with key customers, research institutions and industry thought leaders through conferences and roadmap meetings
  • Establish an understanding of key technology trends that can be leveraged to maintain and gain technology leadership in a competitive landscape
QUALIFICATIONS

Requirements:

  • Prefer PhD in a Material Science, Chemical Engineering or related field an MBA would be ideal
  • 10 + years in manufacturing with progression to an executive level leading a successful R&D group preferably in Inks or coatings, expanding technology in a global environment
  • Significant experience leading a technical function in a substantive organization noted for its innovation and innovative processes which led to R&D success.
  • Experience establishing high-level relationships with relevant research establishments
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and implement a strategic vision and lead the management of R&D technology development and innovation initiatives which resulted in successful results
  • Excellent understanding and success in risk management, resource planning, design control, product development and life cycle management, positive track record of leading a business unit
  • Successful track record of taking new development to market quickly and have a comprehensive understanding of materials based technology
  • Ability to interpret technology and market trends as a basis for technology and product roadmaps
  • Must be a US citizen or Permanent Resident and be willing to travel globally 25%

Education:
University - PhD




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