Senior Atomic Spectroscopy Research Leader

Recruiter
Location
Shelton CT US
Posted
Mar 02, 2016
Closes
Nov 11, 2016
Organization Type
Corporate
Hours
Full Time
The senior atomic spectroscopy research leader is responsible for driving innovation & disruptive technologies for products with ~$200 million/year in revenue.  This position requires thought leadership, industry expertise, customer relationships, leveraging collaboration ecosystems and driving specific research projects aligned with the product line strategies.  

Key Responsibilities: 
  • Identify long term customer needs, monitor technology trends & market shifts and drive research projects to deliver differentiated market products and services
  • Complete competitive assessments and product tear-downs to identify gaps and opportunities.
  • Mange Intellectual Property for spectroscopy product lines, including patent renewals and new patent filings.  
  • Collaborate with other key areas (including product development, product management, service or marketing) and identify product need and then translate those needs to plans and actions.  
  • Identify & engage leading external research groups for non-core and/or emerging technology areas.
  • Identify, develop and manage university collaborations in relevant areas; prepare collaborative research proposals for review by leadership.  
  • Maintain a day to day research program in the lab environment, including resources, expenses and capital improvements.
  • Provide technical oversight and guide group member activities.
  • Proactively collaborate cross-functionally to product and business plans to drive profitable growth.    
  • Prepare research project plans; execute those plans and/or assist others in doing so.; communicate results and business significance to senior leadership accordingly. 
  • Work to evaluate critical projects with emphasis on speed of learning & decisions; projects should be continued, shifted or stopped as progress and learnings warrant.