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R&D Manager – Polyolefin Catalysts

Mackenzie Stuart is working in close partnership with a mid-sized manufacturer of polyolefin catalysts based in Houston, Texas. Due to rapid and consistent business growth, we are currently recruiting for a R&D Manager.

Responsibilities of the role include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead and manage a team of 10 R&D Engineers & Technicians
  • Lead the development of new products and formulations, whilst also continually improving existing portfolio
  • Provide experienced technical support for customers as well as internal Production, Customer Service, Marketing and Sales teams
  • Administer $5M R&D budget whilst effectively managing costs
  • Management of patented technologies

To be considered for the role you must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be located in or willing to relocate to Houston, Texas
  • Must hold a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or a related field
  • 10 years’ experience with catalyst product development, preferably polyolefin catalysts
  • 5 years’ management experience
  • Proven track record of successfully managing R&D projects
  • Proven record in preparing strategy & technical roadmaps

About Mackenzie Stuart Global Executive Search & Selection

Mackenzie Stuart is a leading executive search and selection business. From our offices in Leeds, London & Toronto we provide retained and contingency recruitment solutions across industry and have specialist recruitment consultants that work within the Oil & Gas, Mining, Infrastructure & Built Environment, Medical & Scientific, Healthcare, Education, Finance & Accountancy, Insurance, Water, Chemicals & Coatings, Ingredients & Flavours, Automation, FMCG and Logistics sectors.

Job Reference: WJRMTX

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Houston, Texas