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Product Development Manager – Pressure Sensitive Adhesives

  • A leading global specialty adhesive tapes, laminates,  adhesives manufacturer.
  • R&D Manager – acrylic emulsion pressure sensitive adhesive polymer design, formulation scale up and application
  • Applications for packaging, labelling, tapes
  • Located Columbus, Ohio

About Our Client: A market leading specialty polymers and adhesives manufacturer

Job Description: Reporting to the General Manager, her/his responsibilities will include:

  • Lead a team of R&D Scientists to develop novel emulsion pressure sensitive adhesives
  • Drive emulsion acrylic pressure sensitive adhesive polymer design, formulating, scale up, coating and manufacturing
  • Work cross functionally with the Commercial teams and end users to determine market needs within the industry and assists in identification of innovative solutions in order to meet those needs.
  • Establish formulation guidelines based on a deep understanding of the key chemical and physical interactions in adhesive formulations and knowledge of the end applications.
  • Build and develop a high performing R&D team across various experience levels, disciplines and expertise
  • Conduct reviews and evaluations of existing patents and publications and generates new intellectual property (IP) as required.
  • Effectively manage multiple projects in parrallel , ensuring clear alignment of goals and deliverables with business and market needs.

The Successful Applicant: Our customer is looking for a professional with the following background and experience:

  • technical university degree (MSc, PhD would be preferrable) : chemistry, polymer science, material sciences, or similar;
  • proficiency in English language;
  • Must have at least 5 years experience developing pressure sensitive adhesive products
  • Must have experience leading a product Development/R&D teams

Job Reference: Jfk:rd:psa

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Salary Range

$110,000 - 140,000

Location

Columbus, Ohio