Job Listing Detail

R&D Specialist

Location: North Carolina
Date: 6/11/2019

This is a growing and profitable diversified Textile company that is innovative and doing well. They are focused on the Industrial Textile market as well as the Automotive Textile market. They offer room for advancement, full benefits and relocation assistance.

Plans and directs research and development activities for organizational products by performing the following duties. Other duties may be assigned:
• Develop innovative products and/or processes to grow the business; assist in market studies to identify new opportunities
• Conduct all product development work on assigned projects according to the appropriate APQP guidelines
• Meet with customers to understand product requirements and support sales/marketing in efforts to introduce new product to customers and answer questions pertaining to the technical advantages of the product
• Work with the costing department to produce estimated and final product costs based upon the raw materials, product design, and process parameters
• Set up and carry out lab investigations and projects, record and report on results
• Take an active part in conducting development trials & relay important technical, processing, and quality standards to assigned associates
• Prepare necessary chemical formulas and follow protocol for introducing new chemicals into the laboratory and plants
• Assist in production, quality control, and process improvement in root cause analysis and corrective actions
• Analyze current process shortcomings
• Evaluate new process methods, procedures, equipment or control techniques Research and Development Specialist
• Meet with suppliers to discuss new raw material requirements and new product development initiatives
• Work with suppliers to conduct root cause analysis for understanding undesirable product characteristics and impact of final product or process performance
• Supervisory Responsibilities: This job has no supervisory responsibilities

Qualifications:
• To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:
• Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university in a technical field; minimum two to four years related experience in field of textile coatings (prefer experience in urethane coatings and/or lamination); or equivalent combination of education and experience

All Candidates must be able to provide work related references.

If you're a candidate and would like to submit your confidential resume, please use resumes@rushandcompany.com. We will contact you if your qualifications match any of our current job searches.

 

Rush & Company is a full service Executive Search Firm that specializes in the Soft Goods industry. Included in this industry are the apparel, home furnishings and industrial markets. We work in the fiber, fabric and fashion industry with clients and candidates located all over the world

If you're a candidate and would like to submit your confidential resume, please use resumes@rushandcompany.com. We will contact you if your qualifications match any of our current job searches.

Senior Leaders

Rick Rush
Rick Rush

President

  • Rick@rushandcompany.com
  • Melissa Rush
    Melissa Rush

    Senior Executive Recruiter

  • Melissa@rushandcompany.com
  • Ashley Higginbotham

    Senior Executive Recruiter

  • Ashley@rushandcompany.com
  • Kimber McFadden
    General Manager,
    Nonwovens & Industrial Textiles
  • Kimber@rushandcompany.com
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    Kristen Bowser
    Kristen Bowser

    Senior Executive Recruiter

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  • Shelly Barton
    Shelly Barton

    Senior Executive Recruiter

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  • John Kohler
    John Kohler

    Senior Executive Recruiter

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