Manager – New Product Development (Chemistry)


You will be responsible for leading a Research and Development (R&D) team helping to bring new and exciting chromatographic products and technology to market. This is a cross-functional role and involves working with Applications Scientists, Manufacturing, Sales/Marketing, and collaborating with customers.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Directly manage a group of Scientific Researchers developing high-end separation products (consumables); projects are at various stages of development
  • Mentor/coach Team Leaders and collaborate regularly with Manufacturing / Marketing / Applications teams
  • Present internally to leadership teams and externally at Professional Meetings / Conferences
  • Manage customer collaborations related to new product testing / feedback
  • Actively monitor new developments in the field of surface modifications useful to separation science

Candidate Qualifications

  • Minimum of BSc in a Scientific Discipline (graduate level preferred)
  • Strong background in Chemistry OR Materials Science
  • Supervisory or Management experience overseeing the development of new products (NPD)
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Prior lab experience is a must (hands on experience with chromatography is a PLUS)


  • COMPETITIVE SALARY + relocation assistance available
  • Healthcare (for family)
  • Career growth with an employee-owned company headquartered in the US!


Click the Apply link on this posting to submit your application to VRS Recruitment. Please include an updated resume and cover letter.

Reference#: VRS2150

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