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R&D Director

R&D Director

Job Description

  • Direct Corporate R&D functions, including Product Development in starch products, Application of starch in food systems, Application of starch in Paper, Textile (Glass fiber), Adhesive, Bioplastic as well as Building and construction.
  • Invent and innovate starch products and drive to achieve at least 50% high value added products of corporate turnover.
  • Organize and manage corporate intellectual properties.
  • Co-ordinate with institutes and universities on fundamental research exploring novel starch products and their application in both food and non-food industries.
  • To establish R&D strategic plan in line with future market trend and changes of global business environment on both food and non-food business.
  • To organize R&D human resources to support and collaborate with food and industrial customers in application solution and process technology.
  • To organize R&D human resources to support and collaborate internally in safety, plant efficiency to achieve corporate operational excellent.

Preferred qualification

  • Ph.D Degree in Organic Chemistry or related field and degree in MBA.
  • Very good education record B.Sc. Degree in Chemistry.
  • At least 10 years experience in R&D Management.
  • Having experience working on modified starch or functional food ingredient is a plus.
  • Very strong knowledge on carbohydrate chemistry or functional food ingredient is a plus.
  • Having joy in scientific endeavor and commercial value creation.
  • Very strong in leadership skill.
  • Very strong in technical and commercial presentation skill.
  • Having experience managing R&D budget at least 100 mil.Bht per annum.
  • Be able to present technical paper fluently both on academic or commercial in the leading international symposium.
  • Excellent in academic and business English.
  • Able to travel in overseas business trip frequently.
  • Proven record of R&D success.

Location : Pathumthani

Salary : ± 200 K plus attractive package