Manchester, Greater Manchester

We are working on behalf of a global manufacturing group whose chemically produced products service many sectors including Marine, Fire Protection, Automotive & Aerospace.

They are seeking to appoint an inspiring and innovative Research & Development Manager, who possesses a Degree in chemistry and extensive experience of Hydrocarbon Fire Protection products

The key objectives of this high-profile remit are to lead a technical team in the research and development of new product technologies for the global protective coatings marketplace.

As well as your high-level Chemistry qualifications and your technical knowledge of hydrocarbon fire protection products, you will also possess the ability to motivate and mentor this dedicated specialist team, whilst demonstrating your “Completer Finisher” profile to successfully deliver projects and achieve continuous improvement to timescale.

You will be passionate about promoting technical excellence in R&D and providing subject matter expert support to both internal and external stakeholders. As this is a fast-paced international organisation, you will also need to be comfortable in managing change in a diverse environment, possess a positive attitude to ethics & best practice and be able to demonstrate strong influencing skills.

This opportunity offers excellent prospects as this forward thinking, employee focused business is committed to developing its talent and ensuring succession plans are in place for all its leadership roles. This international group offers a generous benefits package, on-site restaurant & parking and access to long term career opportunities.

As R&D Manager, you will be expected to innovate within your work and develop products / solutions for a market leading organisation that is totally committed to Research & Development.

We welcome applications from talented Chemists, Senior Chemists, Laboratory Managers, Laboratory Team Leaders, Technical Product Managers, Technologists, R&D Chemists, Research & Development Managers with technical expertise in hydrocarbon fire protection coatings.

Suitable home locations for this daily commute could include Manchester, Bolton, Bury, Rochdale, Oldham, Middleton, Salford, Wigan, Chorley, Leyland, Warrington, Blackburn, Burnley, Preston, Lancashire, Greater Manchester, Halifax, Huddersfield, Lancaster, Liverpool, Altrincham & Stockport.

However, this global organisation would welcome interest from individuals (with UK Right to Work) who may be interested in relocating.

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