Senior R&D Manager – Metal Working

Senior R&D Manager – Metal Working



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2019-11-13 10:56

Job description

Job Description

Position: Senior R&D Manager – Metal Working

Department: Technical – R&D

Report to: VP of R&D

Subordinate: R&D Project Engineers
(Forming/Neat Cutting, WM Cutting Fluids, Quenching, Mining, Corrosion Preventives)

Location: Shanghai

About client:

Our client is one of largest professional lubricant manufacturers with operations all over the world. With a high degree of specialization, it offers customers a wide range of lubrication products and solutions to meet the needs of wide range of applications.


  • Serve as expert in responsible product portfolio; manage the day-to-day operation of R&D team.
  • Manage all R&D aspects of projects for product development, product localization and product improvements in a timely manner
  • Manage the day-to-day operation of the R&D team at the related location
  • Ensure compliance with company quality systems
  • Responsible for change of Bill of Material
  • Organize timely pre-production blending and batch adjustments
  • Approve new raw materials and new raw material deliveries
  • Ensure timely availability of raw materials for trials and initial batches in cooperation with Purchasing and Logistic
  • Update and issue QA procedures related to R&D
  • Ensure availability of MSDS, RoHS certificates, and formulation disclosures
  • R&D projects budget responsibility
  • Support Sales, Product Management and Application Engineering in customer meetings
  • Participation in technical supplier meeting
  • Evaluate, select and implement new R&D test method and test equipment and communicates requirements to Purchasing accordingly
  • Provide technical training to subordinates and other departments
  • Provide technical training to customers
  • Communicate closely with related QC/TS Manager
  • Advise QC/TS Manager in cases of on out-of-spec products and raw materials
  • Responsible for work-off of slow-moving raw materials
  • Advise production in working-off of slow-moving raw materials and products as well as out-of-spec production batches
  • Depending on workload and experience may perform the same function as R&D Project Manager
  • Ensure the timely progress of all related R&D projects including reporting
  • Responsible for complaint handling within the related R&D team
  • Maintain close communication with all China labs and communicates with R&D teams at sister companies
  • Responsible for EHS of the respective R&D lab


  • At least master's degree in Chemistry, doctoral degree preferred
  • More than 5 years working experience in related lubricant area, and experience in petrochemistry or lubricants
  • Experience in managerial function as team or group leader
  • Excellent communication skills, fluent English (oral & written)
  • Self-motivated and determined personality
  • Team spirit, Strong cross-department thinking and communication
  • In-depth understanding of Management systems e.g. TS16949, ISO 9001, ISO14001, OHSAS 18001
  • Experienced in international test methods and standards, APQP, MSA, PPAP, and FMEA
  • Skilled in PC operation (Microsoft office)

Working Relationships:

  • Internal: QC, Product Manager, Production, Application Engineering, Logistics
  • External: Lab equipment suppliers, additive suppliers, customers

Qualified and interested Parties please apply with your CV and latest salary in Word format to

Please note, that while Morgan Philips welcomes and appreciates all candidate response, volume of replies allows us to respond to short-listed candidates only. Resumes are collected for recruitment purposes only.

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