Technical Development Manager

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Norwalk, CT
Job Type
Direct Hire
Bachelor of Science, Master of Science
Sep 21, 2017
Job ID
Minimum Requirements:
  • B.S. or M.S. degree in Organic Chemistry
  • 10+ years of experience with lubricant additives used in greases and machining oils.
  • Must have experience developing, formulating and testing lubricant additives and specialty lubricants.
  • Plus would be supervision experience.
Job Description:
Our client is a family oriented, specialty chemical producer with multiple product lines. This person will be working with the lube oil additives division. These lube oils are used for non-automotive applications, such as greases and machinery lubricating oils. The Technical Development Manager is a newly created position and will be responsible for the following: developing new additive products, optimizing performance benefits in specialty lubricant formulations, supervising performance testing and evaluations, providing technical support to customers, plus, preparing technical reports and presentations to support the marketing of the oil additive products. As manager, this person will also have a team of 2 formulation chemists to supervise and direct. Periodic visits to customers will be required. This is an expanding company within this industry and relocation assistance is available.