Head of Research and Development - Metal Working Fluids

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Advanced degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, or a related field.


Minimum of 10 years' experience in lubricant formulation, particularly in metal working fluids

Job Responsibility

  • Lead the research and development team in the design and formulation of new metal working fluids

  • Oversee the enhancement of existing product lines to improve performance, cost-efficiency, and environmental compliance.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including manufacturing, marketing, and sales, to align R&D projects with market needs and company goals.

  • Manage the entire product development lifecycle from concept through to commercialization, ensuring projects are delivered on time and within budget.

  • Develop and maintain relationships with key suppliers, academic institutions, and research organizations to stay at the forefront of industry trends and technologies.

  • Ensure compliance with all relevant regulations and quality standards.

  • Prepare and manage the R&D budget; provide regular reports to senior management on project status and innovation initiatives.

  • Mentor and develop team members to foster a high-performing and innovative department culture.

Key Skills

  • Proven track record of leading R&D projects and teams in a related industry.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent leadership and communication skills. - Deep understanding of the regulatory landscape affecting the lubricants industry.

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