1+ months

R&D Technical Director

Kelly Services
Horsham, PA 19044
Kelly Services has been providing outstanding employment opportunities to the most talented individuals in the marketplace. We are proud to offer an opportunity to work as an **R&D** **Technical Director** located in **Horsham, PA** .

Job Summary:

The R&D Technical Director involves scientific leadership in all aspects of the R&D department and assigned Operational departments. This is a leadership position that will foster teamwork within and among all applicable departments that employ specified laboratory techniques. The R&D Technical Director will work with the staff in his or her assigned unit(s) to recommend and implement best practices regarding performance of methods, use and maintenance of instrumentation and troubleshooting methodologies to improve quality, service, efficiency, and profitability. The Technical Director may be a direct supervisor to a team of one or more and may be responsible for all supervisory duties (hiring, performance management, mentoring, etc.) as well as the analytical validity of all data generated in assigned departments.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's in a chemical, physical or biological science with a minimum of 5+ yrs lab related experience, or Master's + 3 yrs, or Ph.D. + 1 yr; plus 12+ yrs direct involvement in method improvement and/or method troubleshooting in a regulated laboratory setting.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

Research and recommend improvements for strategic organizational improvements in assigned department(s) to ensure that the department(s) remain(s) productive and efficient with existing technologies.

Make recommendations on resources allocations and managing lab supplies and capital expenditures. If needed, provide assistances to develop the assigned department(s) budget in order to meet company goals.

Recognized as an internal scientific leader/authority.

Leads continuing education and training of employees on advanced topics.

Identifies lab publication opportunities for junior, operational staff members in all assigned departments.

Maintains open communication with approved vendors and fosters potential for collaboration.

Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Understand basic elements for teamwork and be successful in a cross functional team environment

Possesses oral and written communication skills, and good computer skills (including use of word processors, spreadsheets, and data analysis software).

Meets regulatory compliance standards and has knowledge of and follows proper safety practices

Ability to effectively present technical information and respond to questions in an understandable manner.

Ability to read, analyze and interpret complex technical data, procedures, and instructions in verbal, written, mathematical or diagrammatical form.

Ability to define and resolve problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions

Ability to write presentations and articles using original or innovative techniques or style

Ability to make effective speeches/presentations to management, public groups and/or scientific forums



**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: 2022-08-29 Expires: 2022-10-29

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