Assist in developing the culture of the R&D group and the broader team, in order to foster a culture of collaborative innovation in the company.
Drive the technical development and capability building of company to enable entrance into new markets.
Staying abreast of new developments in raw materials, equipment and industry best practices to maintain a superior competitive position in the market.
Design and development of new products in accordance with the principles of the stage gate system and in collaboration with stakeholders.
Establish product specifications for newly developed products in consultation with key stakeholders from QC and manufacturing teams.
Monitor the product quality and processing conditions of production scale trials and initial manufacturing runs, providing technical advice if deviations occur.
Collate feedback on new products from customers and internal teams, for future developments and refinement of new or existing product range.
Support the production of marketing materials for newly developed products.
Participate in searching for new raw materials in order to enable new products, improve existing products or reduce raw material cost.
Supervise/work with Development Chemist(s) regarding raw material testing, product development and other activities to enable the above job duties.
Support/work with Pilot line Operators for product development activities and sample request for customer trials.
Support Equipment calibration and maintenance
Writing procedures to support the ISO standard and creation of new or maintenance of existing test methods.
Any reasonable duties assigned from Research & Development Manager.
Bachelor Degree or Master Degree in Science or Engineering in Organic Chemistry / Analytical Chemist / Polymer Science / Chemical Engineering or similar relevant field.
At least 5 years' experience in plastics/polymer industry, with experience in the thermoplastics / compound formulation development, chemical development or application development.
Good communication skills, including at least intermediate English skill.
Certification in LEAN/Six sigma would be an advantage but is not required.
Interested candidates please send your application letter with resume, current and expected salary with contact details to:
Attn: Mr.Norachat Wungpingchai - Senior Recruitment Consultant
143/166-8 Moo 12, Nong-prue, Banglamung, Chonburi 20150
Tel. 033 - 135014 ext.3403 or 081-1048698 or 086-3834349