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R&D Manager

Kelly Services
Lithonia, GA 30038
**R&D Manager**

**Lithonia, GA**

**Full Time**

**1** **st** **Shift**

Kelly Science & Clinical is hiring a **Research & Development Manager** to join a growing Global hair care and skin care Innovation at their new state-of-the-art laboratory and R&D facility in **Lithonia, GA** .


This position is responsible for the Technical Management of the Innovation pipeline for hair and skin care products Globally. This position independently manages the development, execution, and technical activation of the new Hair and skin Innovation portfolio, with focus on exceptional quality, while delivering products to market on time. The R&D Manager is an Innovator and will closely partner with cross-functional teams to ensure the goals of the brands are met also, needs to use financial knowledge to drive Gross Margin improvement and cost savings in formula and demos/activation within laws and regulations of the U.S. and Canada. This position is also responsible for Develop and implement research and development procedures and techniques for each specific product to translate technology roadmaps into insightful innovations that can win Globally.


+ Responsible for overseeing the research and development department and managing day to day operations of the lab

+ Develop policies and procedures to maintain the organizations long term competitive position and profitability in the market

+ Creating SOP for Quality

+ Manage the initial planning phase to implementation or production of new and improved products

+ Formulate new and improved products in conjunction with company guidelines and corporate strategy

+ Redefine formulas or modify existing formulas to improve product efficiency

+ Maintain adequate recordkeeping on formulas, projects, and intellectual property

+ Maintain budget and cost controls for the department

+ Managing formula records so they are accurate and effective

+ Maintain knowledge on developing trends and stay abreast of advanced R & D hair care developments

+ Maintain regulatory guidelines and stay abreast of regulatory changes

+ Manage the activities of supervisors and/or individual contributors.

+ Responsible for hiring, firing, performance appraisals, and pay reviews.

+ Broad knowledge of hair care management with proven leadership skills.

+ Demonstrate communication skills, analytical, problem solving, technical, customer service, change management, and cost consciousness skills.

+ Managing the effectiveness of quality checks for Operations

+ Technical resources for improving batching efficiency


+ Six (6) plus years of management experience in research and development.

+ Bachelors degree in related field Science or Business

+ Masters degree preferred

+ Exhibit good judgement, accountability, dependability, planning and business acumen

+ Entrepreneurially spirited through creative problem solving, determination and resourcefulness

+ Excellent communication skills both written and oral

+ Excellent knowledge of management methods and Continuous Improvement techniques

+ Working knowledge of ERP Systems and databases

+ Awareness of industrys latest technology trends and applications

+ Flexibility to work different shifts including evenings, weekends, or holidays

+ Strong organization and time management skills

+ Ability to thrive in fast-paced environment

+ Multitasking while keeping focus on the customer

+ Proficiency in English preferred

+ P#1

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**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** **** **Science & Clinical?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire industry experts just like you. Our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills, interests, and career goalsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background and education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get your expertise 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 Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.
Posted: 2022-09-16 Expires: 2022-10-17

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