Director of Research and Development

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Our client, a leading packaging company, is currently seeking an ambitious and gifted Director of Research and Development to help lead their team. This is a unique opportunity for a highly motivated candidate with a go-getter attitude and a drive to succeed. Responsibilities include:

1) Provide strategic and technical leadership in the discovery, research and development of diagnostic technology
2) Protect and enhance the safety, freshness and sustainability of food supply
3) Innovate and develop new products that are based on a thorough understanding of molecular and immunological techniques
4) Maintain and support core technologies and products
5) Develop new assays to meet market demand and support business objectives
6) Direct R&D projects and leverage internal and external relationships to understand, discover, research and develop novel diagnostic food protection solutions
7) Research emerging industry trends and support product development
8) Protect the intellectual property that is generated within R&D activities and provide strategic direction to support invention disclosures as appropriate
9) Communicate status and results to the management and project or program stakeholders on a regular basis

CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • 1) A university degree is required. Although all candidates are welcome and encouraged to apply, preference will be given to those with degrees in a relevant field
    2) Appropriate full-time work experience is mandatory (no students or fresh graduates please)
    3) Recent experience in the packaging industry is strongly preferred
    4) Preference will be given to candidates with recent experience in R&D management

    For the right leader, this role is a fantastic opportunity to be a key player in the exceptional success of this renowned company. If you are qualified and think this could be you, please apply ASAP!

COMPANY INFORMATION

Sterling-Hoffman is a retained executive search firm that specializes in representing life sciences and technology companies in matters of high impact talent acquisition. Our clients include market leaders and venture capital-backed startups in industries such as: medical device, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, enterprise software, clinical research, and laboratory services. You may view more of our jobs here: http://www.sterlinglifesciences.com Your privacy is important to us: we will never share your resume without your permission. Please note that only qualified applicants will receive a response. We encourage you to apply for as many jobs as you believe you are a fit for, but strongly suggest that you include your salary information as job seekers who provide salary information are likely to be reviewed sooner. ===================== TAGS: Biotechnology Jobs, Pharmaceutical Jobs, Medical Device Jobs, Biotechnology Recruiter, Pharmaceutical Recruiter, Medical Device Recruiter, Biotechnology Career, Clinical Research Job, Regulatory Affairs Job, R&D / Scientist Job, Product Manager Job, Medical Device Sales Job, Biotechnology Sales Job, Quality Assurance Job, Engineering Job, Laboratory Jobs, Microbiology Jobs, CEO Jobs, Marketing Jobs, Manufacturing Jobs, Oncology Jobs, Cardiology Jobs, Hematology Jobs, Medical Jobs

JOB INFORMATION

Seniority Level:
Director / VP
Function:
  R&D / Science
Preferred Industry Background:
 
Managing a team of:
N/A
Required Travel:

Base Salary:
Confidential
Bonus:
Benefits:
Other Compensation: