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R & D / Project Manager- Materials Sciences

Cornwall   •  55-70K  •  Permanent, Full time


Our client is a prominent fast-growing company engaged in the development of coating/ polymer / cellulose material technologies that are in demand across a wide variety of markets.

This is an exceptional role for an ambitious R& D Manager with prior experience of managing multidisciplinary laboratories (chemistry, product development) to join an exciting company on the forefront of innovation.

The R & D Manager will be responsible for managing the product development and technical programs. This includes participating in the planning of R & D programs; conducting and/or supervising R&D projects; providing technical advice and recommend solutions to territory managers to resolve customer related issues involving the products and services. Also, detailed knowledge of laboratory-scale and pilot-scale, managing, training and signoff of junior member of the team on the correct laboratory procedures

Preferred Skills:

BSc 1st Class Hons or MSc or PhD in a Chemistry, Material Sciences or related discipline.

5-10 years of experience in laboratory and managing R&D teams in the science-based environment

Experience in coordinating R&D programmes and analyse complex data and make recommendations

Experience in manage SOP / Instructions for analytical methods and equipment

Experience in managing of new product from R&D to commercial release; qualification, testing, standard compliance and manufacturing methods and developing data in support of regulatory allowances.

The R & D Manager should be able to demonstrate the following skills and abilities:

Self-motivation and have ability to work independently and under pressure.

  • The ability to liaise with clients on technical matters
    Have excellent attention to details as well as ability to multi-task.
  • Good numeric skills and computer literacy.
  • An aptitude and enthusiasm for problem solving.
  • The ability to communicate technical concepts clearly, both verbally and in writing.

To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK


You must have the right to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: ST Recruitment
  • Contact: Sam
  • Phone: 01737241823
  • Reference: RDD20
  • Updated: 16th November 2022
  • Expires: 14th December 2022

ST Recruitment

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