About The Company

Our client is a leading producer of plastic products used in a wide variety of applications and highly regulated markets; they are known for providing innovative solutions to these industries and top-quality products to their customers.

  • Solid, stable ownership that is investing in growth and innovation.
  • With multiple locations across the US, they are positioned today as an industry leader serving customers where quality, service, and innovation matter.

Your Unique Role

This is a highly visible role within the organization responsible for managing their leading innovation center. The R&D Manager is responsible for providing strong leadership and organization to the R&D team by working hand-in-hand with the VP of Technology to drive company wide formulation improvements.

We are seeking a high caliber, strategic individual that is capable of motivating a team of direct reports to drive the synthesis of custom formulations for wide variety of applications. You will be serving in a hybrid role-both as a key leader, and as the lead technical resource for a thriving medium sized company.

What Is In It For You

  • Competitive base salary, incentives and solid benefits that include a great healthcare plan and generous 401k match.
  • Limited bureaucracy that empowers its leaders with a strong culture and core values that drive individual contribution, teamwork, growth, and innovation.

Seeking a Candidate With

You must be a driven Technology leader with the ability to lead a team and offer creative solutions for a wide variety of R&D challenges. Also, you must have:

  • Excellent organizational skills and proven ability to lead a team.
  • Experience with developing custom formulations for packaging applications.
  • Sheet rollstock extrusion, packaging rollstock, or barrier film experience is preferred.
  • PhD in chemistry, polymer science, or another related field is required.

Location Information

  • St Louis, MO
  • A thriving metropolitan area known for a world-renowned food and entertainment scene, low cost of living, and excellent access to top-tier education

Interested? Apply TODAY!

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