New Product Development Program Leader MB559

Baton Rouge, LA AREA

Competitive salary + 10-15% Annual Bonus

Relo: Yes


Our client company is seeking an experienced manager to lead commercializing innovative, differentiating new products within the framework of a stage/gate process.


You must be willing to:

·        Organize/lead programs for development of new specialty chemical products

·        Lead multi-functional teams/coordinate efforts of external collaboration partners

·        Develop product cost estimates/economics

·        Hold technical reviews/issue regular reports on project progress

·        Deliver successful new products on time/on budget

·        Identify approaches to improve productivity

·        Set program timelines



·        B.S. chemical engineering/chemistry/related

·        5+ years program leadership experience leading new product development in the specialty chemicals                    space

·        Experience in resource management/ability to keep program on track

·        Project execution/organizational/planning/time management skills

·        Strong communication skills

·        Ability to navigate EPA/regulatory landscape

·        Chemical process development/manufacturing experience

·        Experience to set-up external tolling production


Our client requests resumes be submitted in Word Doc format, '97-2003, with contact information outside of the header

Full Time, Permanent Position 

Must be authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship needed now or future 

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