This role is critical for delivering breakthrough technology projects that align w/ business needs.
This manager will work closely with business partners to identify and execute new opportunities.
The role also requires leveraging and leading external innovation projects.
As a manager in R&D, the role also involves developing talent through coaching and mentoring.
Create innovative products in line with business strategy and goals. Develop new technical concepts for efficacious products that delight the consumer.
Provide technical judgement that helps guide business decisions.
Manage relationships and form effective collaborations with external organizations to maximize new product development ideas.
Manage priorities, delegate assignments to team members, and ensure appropriate resourcing is in place to deliver projects.
Provide development opportunities for team members through coaching and mentoring.
Develop goals and execute performance reviews for team members.
Counsel management and technical experts on consumer, market, organizational trends and developments.
Work with Legal to file patents and disclosures on new technologies and breakthrough ideas.
Keep abreast on what is going on in other industries to create new ideas to maintain competitive advantage for the company.
Ph.D. in physical/material sciences preferred, plus 5 years of industrialexperience.
Ability to seek out new external technologies and translate to relevant products.
Ability to monitor global market and have vision about future of cosmetics and emerging innovations that will disrupt the industry
Ability to synthesize complex technical information into clear focused messages and be able to present to scientists and non-technical colleagues.
Excellent communication skills are required.
Ability to proactively identify and manage technical program challenges and provide alternative solutions.
Critical thinking, good problem solving and troubleshooting skills a must.
Advanced Degree - Physical/Material Sciences, Ph.D. preferred
10 years with masters and 5 years with Ph.D. degree.
Be ready to work in a diverse culture, team player, and have extensive experience in beauty care product technology.
Job: Research & Development
Job Number: 1713173