Product Development Manager - Nonwovens

Confidential Company  •  Roxboro, NC

Less than 5 years experience  •  Manufacturing / Diversified

$70K - $120K ($70K - $120K base + 10-20%)
Posted on 08/04/17 by Chuck Klein
Confidential Company
Roxboro, NC
Less than 5 years experience
Manufacturing / Diversified
$70K - $120K
($70K - $120K base + 10-20%)
Posted on 08/04/17 Chuck Klein

Our client is an international manufacturer of nonwoven roll goods, with a US production facility in North Carolina.  This company is considered to be the "high tech"  of nonwovens.

They seek a Product Development Manager for their US operation.


  • Identify new product needs and opportunities
  •  interface with company management in the US and overseas
  • Participate in customer meetings,  presenting company capabilities and ideas
  • Product development / production of new products
  • Communication of information about new products to all company units
  • Verification that customer specifications are being met
  • Conduct pilot line and production trials
  • Collect and record all data from the development process 
  • Improvement of existing products based on customer needs, technological progress, improved capabilities and new materials.
  • Continuous improvement of quality performance and costs
  • Participate in technical conferences and industry trade shows
  • Work with Quality team and advise other Company units  about Quality Control parameters
  • Act as a technical resource for Sales staff


3-10years experience in a product development or R&D role in a related manufacturing environment.   Experience with nonwoven fabrics and/or hygiene or personal care products is an advantage.

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