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R&D Manager Corrosion Inhibitors (direct hire)

Kelly Services
Beachwood, OH 44122
**R&D Manager Corrosion Inhibitors (direct hire)**

**Overview:** Kelly Services is seeking an experienced R&D Manager to lead all product development engineering efforts for the Corrosion Inhibitors Division of a stable, but also growing and highly innovative company. This is a direct hire role in Beachwood, OH, with limited travel to other sites (less than 20%). The R&D Manager will have responsibility for directing the chemical formulation, the field implementation engineering and the ongoing monitoring efforts to ensure effective development of new products. He/she will lead the identification, monitoring and, in conjunction with sales, the licensing/acquisition of new technologies and alliances, as appropriate, that can be incorporated into the company's current and future products. A key focus of the role is to provide strong technical product leadership coupled with equally effective project management skills.


Develop, direct and maintain all product development programs and projects, including a rigorous review process, in order to ensure attainment of key milestones and adherence to product specifications, timelines and budgets.

Lead the engineering teams to promote a high-performance, results-driven environment with a strict adherence to project management requirements.

Support Marketing in developing a strong product pipeline and a portfolio of marketed products that are differentiated and provide competitive advantage for the company.

Formulate and implement the long-term strategy with respect to new and emerging technologies that advance company objectives.

Attract, develop and retain top talent for the R&D function, while motivating staff to continually improve its performance.

Support the identification, monitoring and, in conjunction with business development, the licensing/acquisition of new technologies that can be incorporated into the company's current and future products.

Drive all R&D aspects of Intellectual Property (IP) to ensure no conflict with any prior art while working with lawyers, as required, to write/submit patentable inventions.

Manage client, trade forum, 3rd Party laboratory and other external research collaborations

**Position Requirements:**

The Senior Manager R&D will possess strong technical knowledge and vision and have a demonstrated history of leading teams in the development of new chemical products, bringing these products to market on time and within budget. The successful candidate will be self-motivated with a passion to use the technology at hand to solve client corrosion problems.

Minimum of a BS in Chemistry or Materials Science

MUST HAVE experience in / knowledge of corrosion inhibitors

Minimum of 15 years of experience in progressive research and product development leadership roles within global companies that develop, manufacture and sell anti-corrosion solutions.

Track record of published papers at trade conferences like NACE

Experience in setting and scaling the research and development function, with the proven ability to attract, inspire, motivate and retain top tier talent.

Proven ability to establish, articulate and implement a concrete product development strategy that clearly aligns with corporate and commercial goals.

Experience with distributed teams and business partners.

Please note that resumes from third parties will not be accepted. All candidates must be presently authorized to work for any employer in the US.

Apply today for immediate consideration or send your resume directly to


**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: 2021-03-26 Expires: 2021-05-06

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