Responsibilities: The Research &Development Manager will supervise technical analysis and research & development activities, product innovation, searching for new raw materials for competitive advantage, and supporting global development projects.
Supervise technical analysis and research & development activities.
Stay abreast of new developments in materials, equipment, and industry practices to assume the maintenance of a superior competitive position.
Coordinate with relevant parties to receive the input from the customer and convert it to customer need.
Establish product specification of new product and follow product quality and process condition of production scale. Follow up end-use application and enforce product to be commercial.
Search new raw materials for product innovation, product improvement, cost reduction, or logistic advantage.
Conduct process trials for new product development, product improvement, and cost reduction.
Innovate new products and translate them to commercial scale effectively and promptly.
Stimulate and recommend product improvements or developments and coordinate these activities between our laboratories and technical service or customer.
Explore the technical requirements of potential new markets or products that can bring or keep the company in the leadership.
Establish technical tools to enhance technical knowledge and marketing development as well as a new test method and database of analytical equipment.
Support global development project.
Coordinate sample requests for customer trial
Implement and maintain ISO 9001 and Company Quality Management System.
Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree in Science or Engineering, majoring in Organic Chemistry / Analytical Chemist / Polymer Science / Chemical Engineering or similar relevant field.
Certification in LEAN/Six sigma would be an advantage but is not required.
At least 10 years of experience in R&D field in direct experience for plastic/polymer industry and experience in the masterbatch/ compound formulation development.
Strong technical knowledge of polymer, additive, white and black pigment, polymer processing, and plastic end-use application.
Experience in laboratory equipment for both analytical and plastic processing.
Good command of both spoken and written English.
No color blindness.
Interested candidates please send your application letter with resume, current and expected salary with contact details to: norachat.w @manpower.co.th
Attn: Mr.Norachat Wungpingchai - Professional & Executive Consultant.
143/166-8 Moo 12, Nong-prue, Banglamung, Chonburi 20150.
Tel. 033 - 135014 ext.3403 or 081-1048698 or 086-3834349.
Manpower Recruitment No. Chobor.03/2554