Vice President, Technology/CTO

Our client is a global innovation leader in glass filament filtration media. They design and manufacture glass fiber medias for many markets.  At the core of their solid foundation is a management team with a strong background in delivering application solutions for a wide variety of industries. The team has an entrepreneurial spirit that is infused in daily operations, creating an environment dedicated to forming lasting relationships, supporting uncompromised customer service, and providing unsurpassed product research and development

Our client is searching for an exceptional candidate to become their Vice President of Technology/CTO in glass filtration media.  Reporting directly to the CEO this role will be the driver for the continued and future success of the company. Very exciting role for a proven Innovation/R&D leader!! You will build the companies market position and financial performance by developing commercially proven new products and by value-engineering existing products. As process owner of their product quality system, oversee the implementation of   ISO 9000 system and other processes (including system audits and system improvements) to assist manufacturing operations in producing high quality products on a consistent basis. You will prioritize product development opportunities and build business cases for investments and product launches based on demand, profitability potential & production viability.


  • Minimum B.S. Materials Science, Chemistry or Polymer Science. Other technical degree considered based on experience
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience
  • Experience in either Glass, Non- Woven, Polymers or Resin manufacturing required
  • HVAC and or Paint Costings industry experience a plus
  • Strategic Thinking & Problem-Solving Skills
  • Understanding of 6 Sigma & Statistical aptitude required
  • Great communicator verbally & written both within the company and external with customers & suppliers
  • Team player and leader

All Candidates must be able to provide work related references.

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