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Executive (SVP, VP, Department Head, etc)
100,000.00 - 120,000.00 $ /year
Job Reference Code
Director of Product Development
About the Job
Privately owned commodity chemical company in the Columbus, Ohio area is searching for a Director of Product Development. This person will lead the process of initiating new product development and manage a team of 2 chemists. They will work internally and with outside resources to produce new products, applications and market segments. They will also support the sales team in acquiring new business through new product development and technical support and service. They will be working with potassium and phosphate based chemistries and will be focusing on a variety of markets. These products will be sold into the deicing, automotive, detergent, food, fertilizer, oil & gas and animal feed industries. Candidates must have previous product development experience in commodity or specialty chemicals. They must have strong leadership and communication skills required for customer presentations. Advanced technical degree preferred.