R&D and Production Manager, Metal Coatings, Zürich

Location
Zürich
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
Sep 23, 2016
Closes
Oct 23, 2016
Ref
AM143425.4
Contact
Arthur Mills
Jobseeker Type
Professional
Organization Type
Corporate
Contract Type
Employee
Hours
Full Time

R&D and Production Manager, Metal Coatings, Zürich

With responsibility for all technical functions in the business, this R&D Manager role offers the chance to diversify your experience and take control of Production and Technical Service functions in addition to managing all R&D processes and teams, allowing you to round your expertise and get more variety in your work

As R&D Manager, you will be managing formulations development, new product development projects and line managing the R&D team which consists of 10 people including developers and project managers who will all report directly to you. The role is very hands-on, so you will have to lead the R&D team from the front and develop team members by giving them technical training and demonstration of some formulations techniques which will give youy a sense of satisfaction whilst almost maintaining your in-depth technical expertise.

The company you will be joining develop solvent based corrosion protection coatings systems for metal substrates and they supply into the Architectural, Marine, Construction and Industrial markets with their clients spread across Europe, North Africa and India, so you can expect to have contact with an international client base and attend business meetings abroad on a fairly regular basis. With their headquarters in Zurich, the company have their production, R&D, technical service and sales & marketing teams on-site, ensuring they have very close lines of communication which helps them to maintain short decision making proceses.

Requirements:

  • Hands-on formulations knowledge of solvent-based corrosion protection coatings for Metal Substrates
  • Training as Lacklaborant or a degree in Chemistry
  • At least 6 years experience in R&D
  • Line/Disciplinary management experience of at least 5 staff
  • Fluent German with a good level of English

For a confidential discussion about this position or other opportunities in Research & Development send an up to date Microsoft Word version of your CV to Arthur Mills at NonStop Chemical on a.mills@nonstop-chemical.com or call me in Germany on +49 892 109 3363 or in Switzerland on +41 43 508 0817.

I am the specialist consultant for Research and Development in the Paints & Coatings Industry. I offer positions at seniorities from Associate through to Director level for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. If you are a Coatings Professional in R&D and are looking for new opportunities then feel free contact me for a confidential discussion. Elsewise, if you are looking to hire these professionals for your company then contact me for a free consultation.

NonStop Chemical is the specialist agency for recruitment in the Chemicals, Agrochemicals and Cosmetics Industries across Europe. Having forged our reputation in REACh Regulatory Affairs over the last 8 years we offer clients and candidates industry leading service (verified by APSCo) and expert knowledge. We have individual consultants specialising in R&D, Sales, REACh, Regulatory Affairs, EHS, Geotechnical, Geo-Environmental, Remediation, Contaminated Land, Ecology, Air Quality, Acoustics and Supply Chain.

NonStop Chemical is the specialist agency for recruitment in the Chemicals, Agrochemicals and Cosmetics Industries across Europe. Having forged our reputation in REACh Regulatory Affairs over the last 7 years we offer clients and candidates industry leading service levels (verified by APSCo) and expert knowledge. We have individual consultants specialising in R&D, Sales, REACh, Regulatory Affairs, EHS, Geotechnical, Geo-Environmental, Remediation, Contaminated Land, Ecology, Air Quality, Acoustics and Supply Chain.

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