Senior Director/Vice President, Nonwovens, Diaper Product Development

Our client grew from a three-year, five-country research project into the world’s most high-performing diaper, built from the ground up to be superior in every way. With a rather small but mighty team they obsess over every detail of their products – the materials, the functionality, the design – to ensure that they work better, feel better, and look better than anything else on the market. This team is on the cusp of becoming a domineering force in the industry!

We have a very exciting new search for a Senior level R&D/Product Development leader to join this team in their luxury diaper/wipes business. Based on your experience this could be a Director, Vice President or Senior Vice President level position. Diaper manufacturing experience is required. They are looking for someone with an eager enthusiasm to continue executing their current blueprint for success in addition to staying 18 months out on what’s new and ahead for the industry. You need an extensive technical working background with a strong awareness of the global supply chain and Nonwovens. You have developed patent strategies and built successful intellectual property portfolios.  You have kept sustainability in the forefront of your R&D/Product development career. You will be working on delivering the very best customer experience possible!

You will lead a team of ~ 8 remotely to start. Periodic travel to labs on the West Coast and the Southwest, as well as internationally, required. To be successful in this role you must be open to change and embrace an entrepreneurial spirit, you are adaptable and can work with speed while maintaining focus.

This is an exceptional opportunity to earn a very competitive compensation package to include stock options/ownership in a growing thriving company!!

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