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Head of Innovation : Research and Development

Job Title: Head of Innovation : Research and Development
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Thailand
Industry: Manufacturing & Engineering
Salary: THB130000 - THB200000 per month
Reference: JN -012020-447198
Contact Name: Thanyaporn Longprasert
Contact Email: tlongprasert@argyllscott.co.th
Job Published: February 04, 2020 18:03

Job description

Head of Innovation Research & Development - Industrial Products - Industrial - Bangkok - International Company - UP TO 200K BAHT A MONTH PLUS BONUSES AND BENEFITS

The Client

Global Multi-site manufacturer who continue to rapidly expand due to continued growth & investment.

Home to many Industrial Products and Services in Thailand.

Collaborating with Engineering, Product Management, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Sales, and other functional teams to fully support the business team culture and goals. The primary objective is to be the technology leader for the business by collaborating with the Corporate Research Center, Advance Technology Team, Advanced Materials Team, and the Engineering Test Lab to develop the necessary technologies to support the strategic needs of the business.

The Role

  • The ideal candidate must be highly motivated, disciplined and able to perform effectively against clearly defined goals and objectives that directly contribute to profitable growth in the organization.
  • Prioritizes new product development and current product enhancements to meet business needs.
  • Lead the technology path with Research Centers relative to innovating new technologies that can be incorporated into future products.
  • Work with the Advanced Technology team as needed for advanced modeling, simulation, etc.
  • Work with the Advanced Materials team as needed for material and process evaluations (primarily relating to new material technologies).
  • Work with the Advanced Test Lab as needed to prioritize and manage test activities.
  • Manage all R&D resources and prioritize activities to maximize throughput.
  • Lead the identification, assessment, and implementation of new capabilities/processes to ensure the timely development of new products.

The Person

The ideal candidate will:

  • Bachelor's Degree - Preferred Master's Degree in Materials Science / Polymer Science or any other science-related discipline.
  • Preferred for Thai Nationality
  • 10 + Years in an R&D Management position
  • Will consider experience within the FMCG, Industrial, Engineering, Manufacturing sectors.
  • Must be fluent in Thai and English

APPLICANTS WHO DO NOT MEET THE ABOVE CRITERIA WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

If you have any queries, please call Khun Thanyaporn on +66 (0) 2 107 2571 or tlongprasert@argyllscott.co.th

KEYWORDS - R&D, INNOVATION, ENGINEERING, MANUFACTURING, INDUSTRIAL, INSTRUMENTATION, AUTOMATION

Argyll Scott Asia is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.