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Research Manager - Air / Fluid Purification Products

Research Manager - Air / Fluid Purification Products

Job Title: Research Manager - Air / Fluid Purification Products
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wiltshire
Salary: £competitive (dependent on proven ability) + bonus + bens
Reference: PF4716
Contact Name: Paul Frisby
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Job Published: June 13, 2019 14:30

Job Description

Leading tech business is seeking a proven Research Manager – Lead Scientist to lead the research & development of novel air/ fluid treatment purification products.
As Research Manager – Lead Scientist you will enable the delivery of novel purification technologies from concept to an integrated solution. Working in a cross-functional team of scientists and engineers, performing early stage research to support new product innovation.
Lead a team of Engineers and Scientists in the delivery of technical 
Be responsible for the technical delivery (time, spec and cost) of multiple concurrent research projects 
Bring a multifaceted approach to problem solving at technology and product levels. 
Propose, research and develop new air/ fluid treatment technology solutions to drive Product Innovation 
Continually challenge to drive continuous improvement to ways of working. Spread technical excellence and best practice across R&D globally 
Deliver specialist knowledge to the senior management team in research and project reviews where required 
Develop test and analysis capability to the highest standard to enhance the businesses ability to evaluate treatment technology and understand quality 
Keep abreast of emerging relevant technology areas and provide insight and assessment into their potential against short, medium and long term goals. Recognise external engagement opportunities and combine with compelling proposals to Head of Research.
Chemical Engineering or Chemistry to a Masters level or greater (e.g. PhD). Experience of engineering solutions in relevant industries 
Experience of line management and people development. 
Prior experience of working in fluid treatment (filtration, capture or catalysis) and cross-discipline research projects is essential, desirably with an appreciation of air pollution and air quality challenges in domestic environments.  
The ability to effectively communicate complex ideas and concepts, influencing cross-functionally at all levels. 
Have prior experience of cross-discipline research projects involving multiple collaborators.