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Vice President, Research & Technology

Keywords / Skills : VP R&D, VP Research & Technology, Vice president Research & Technology, Textile

10 - 15 years
Posted: 2020-06-04

Industry
Chemicals/Petrochemicals
Function
Marketing Research & Analysis
Role
Others
Posted On
4th Jun 2020
Job Description
Detailed information about the Job:
  • Huntsman’s Textile Effects Division is now searching for a new Vice President of Research & Technology(R&T) who will be leading all Research and Technology efforts across the globe. The ideal candidate will be responsible for building a world class research and technology organization that can create innovative solutions to our clients’ most challenging problems. In order for you to be successful in this role, you must have the ability to motivate and lead people, drive change, challenge the status quo and make things happen. This role is an active, full member of the global leadership team, located in Singapore.


What will your day to day look like?

  • Build world class Research & Technology capabilities in our different centers around the world. Able to asses which technologies have the potential to add value to the company and apply the proper resources needed to ensure success.
  • Deliver a pipeline of new products which are in line with the marketing strategy.
  • Represents our technology and solutions to our customers, associations and governments. Willing to participate in events that promote the company’s products and reputation.
  • Ensure that Environmental & Health safety standards are fully met within the R&T organization.
  • Global Traveling on the routine basis (around 30%)


What skills and experiences are we looking for?
  • A leader in the innovation and research space with a proven track record of delivering successful products/services to market.
  • A minimum of 15 years of chemical industry experience. Textile background is an asset.
  • Minimum of 10 years within a senior leadership role. Preferentially in research, technology, or marketing. (Must have been within the chemical industry)
  • This position requires a PhD or MS in Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, or Textiles technology.
  • Experience leading multicultural teams across different regions of the globe.
  • Fluency in English is a must.
  • Experienced in working collaboratively in a matrix organization
What can we offer?
  • Huntsman offers unsurpassed opportunities to build a successful future. We are a global specialty chemical company with locations in 30 countries around the world, employing over 9,000 associates. Our diverse portfolio creates a range of career fields including manufacturing, research and development, technical services, sales and marketing, customer service – and the list goes on.
  • Here, you can make an impact and make a difference. Come join us.




About Company

Huntsman Singapore Pte Ltd


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