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Director of R&D

Kelly Services
Orange, CA 92866
**Director of R&D**

Location: Orange, CA

Kelly Science and Clinical is looking for a Director of R&D in Orange, CA. This is a direct hire position with a company that offers infection prevention solutions for medical facilities.

+ Develop and implement research and product development strategy that aligns with Business Unit commercial objectives and Product Management VOC input

+ Design and execute comprehensive R&D plan for the development of surface disinfection program and other product development programs

+ Lead research efforts to support Product Management in uncovering unmet needs and impactful technologies

+ Coach the team in designing and carrying out experimental work using appropriate methods and instrumentation to scientifically confirm efficacy, stability, compatibility, and reliability of formulation

+ Lead the team to perform GLP studies (e.g., formula efficacy, toxicity, product chemistry, etc.) and lead clinical studies, regulatory submission, manufacturing scale-up and commercial launches by designing and executing overall formulation development strategies

+ Establish project success criteria including key milestones, staffing and R&D budgets ensuring on time and on-budget delivery of new product development projects

+ Help the team to identify capability and safety gaps in laboratory. Independently develop solutions and drive the implementation

+ Maintain data integrity and ensure compliance with corporate SOPs & policies, FDAs QSR, EPAs FIFRA, MDD/MDR and other regulatory requirements.

+ Partner with other cross-functional teams to manage risk and to resolve project roadblocks, such as resource constraints, regulatory compliance, design trade-offs & communication issues.

+ Manage existing external collaborations, identify, and create new commercial, clinical, and scientific collaborations to expand company technologies and pipelines.

+ Provide technical support and communicate highly technical issues effectively to a non-technical audience while possessing the technical depth to communicate with infection prevention experts and regulatory bodies.

+ Develop in-depth knowledge of new and existing products

+ Build a diverse pipeline of technical talent by attracting, developing, and promoting technical talent.

+ Ensure a safe, supportive, equal opportunity and healthy workplace environment.


+ MS in chemistry, biochemistry or chemical engineering - PhD a plus

+ 8+ years of industry or /start-up environments are highly preferred

+ Demonstrated experience in leading R&D teams

+ Technical knowledge in wet chemistry and analytical chemistry (e.g., chromatography)

+ In-depth understanding of colloid & surfactant science

+ Extensive hands-on experience in liquid formulation development.

+ Understanding of EPA/FDA regulated products is a plus.

**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (
Posted: 2022-06-13 Expires: 2022-07-18

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