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Research & Development Team Lead

Kelly Services

Charlotte, NC
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Job Title Research & Development Team Lead

Jobid US4531TL_BH1436467

Location: Charlotte, NC, 28230, USA

Description Kelly Services is currently seeking a DIRECT HIRE **R & D Team Leader** for an esteemed client located in **Charlotte, NC** . The R&D Team Leader is responsible for leading a team focused on the development of water-based inks and coatings, UV inks and coatings, adhesives, and related pigment dispersions.


**The ideal candidate will have:**

+ Six Sigma Black Belt or Green Belt certification preferred.
+ Strong leadership and influencing skills with the ability to make recommendations and decisions independently.
**Managerial Responsibilities:**

+ Lead a team of R&D chemists and Technicians to develop new products for the flexographic, lithographic, and digital applications
+ Support the development of a long term strategy for new products by identification of new technologies and chemistries
+ Ensure timely completion of projects through the New Product Development Process
+ Cost-management/containment on all R&D development projects
+ Regular performance review and monitoring for R&D Team
+ Provide training, guidance, and overall performance management for direct reports

+ Research into competitor patents and technologies
+ Research and development of new test methods applicable to new product design
+ Key contact to vendors to identify new raw materials and relevant analytical equipment
+ Lead scale up of development projects to production level

+ Master’s degree or Bachelor’s degree with significant experience in an appropriate scientific field such as Chemistry, Applied Chemistry or Chemical Engineering.
+ Minimum of 8 - 10 years of industry experience in technical and R&D roles.
+ Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
+ Excellent organizational and project management skills.
+ Ability to manage multiple projects at the same time under tight deadlines.
+ Work in team environment with varied departments and diverse personalities.
+ Excellent oral & written communication skills.
**Apply Today for Immediate Consideration!**

**Why Kelly** **®** **?**

With Kelly, you’ll have access to some of the world’s highest-regarded scientific organizations—providing you with opportunities to work on today’s most challenging, research-intensive, and relevantprojects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you’ll be proud to helpadvance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™ companies, and found opportunities for more than 9,000scientific professionals last year.

You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the worlda better place. Let Kelly fuel your career—connect with us today.

**AboutKelly Services** **®**

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connectwith us on Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and iscommitted to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunityis The Law.

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