For one of our client, we are looking for R & D Manager for Global Manufacturing Firm for their Gujarat Location
Lead the R&D team of diamond tools for construction and stone industries.
Lead major technical initiatives in collaboration with Marketing, Operations, Purchasing, Outsourcing and Technical Services
Manage R&D laboratory consisting of microscopic examination, destructive and nondestructive testing of diamond tools.
Work closely with parent/partner companies and key vendors to advance development of products/processes
Identify and take initiative to lead continuous improvement efforts and add new product lines to existing platforms
Manage technical/business support to existing products including RM qualification, competitive analysis, and product/system testing at internal labs and external labs
Exercise judgment in selecting materials, methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results
Publish technical reports and give technical presentations at regular intervals on key projects
Fully develop and manage project schedules from ideation through scale up to commercial launch, including key tactical items for other functional areas
Explore and establish advanced technologies to improve performance, reduce total system costs, and establish sustained competitive advantages
Desired Skills and Experience:
Bachelors / Masters degree or above in Materials Science Engineering/Metallurgical Engineering related field with minimum 5 years related experience preferably in diamond tools.
Demonstrated proficiency in product designs and formulation development
Proven capability to initiate, plan, and lead cross-functional team research/product development initiatives
Proven track record of development and team leading.
Experienced in developing new products from the lab, through scale-up, field testing, and to commercialization
Strong skills in root-cause analysis, problem-solving, and decision making
Experienced with design of experiments and statistical analysis of data
Able to work effectively with internal and external partners at technical and interpersonal level, effective leadership and teamwork skills
Excellent self-initiation, planning, organizational, documentation and communication skills.