Research & Innovation Job Description

Research & Innovation Job Description

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Research & innovation provides consultation and technical expertise related to CMP slurries’ chemistries to Applications, R&D and Process Development/Manufacturing teams.

Research & Innovation Duties & Responsibilities

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Conduct negotiations with suppliers in regard to prices, quality, volumes, lead times, contract and payment terms, framework agreements
Elaborate and ensure relevant contracts run smoothly
Create - You will turn ideas into reality
Lead the fragrance development and olfactive strategy for all types of beauty products including skincare, hair, makeup and fine fragrance métiers for the Americas zone
Understand the fragrance market landscape (i.e., peculiarities of each market, competitors winning strategies, ) Provide an overview of strategic gaps/priorities for the business
Spot and articulate key local established fragrance consumer trends, spot new emerging fragrance market trends
Manage planning and execution of studies and distribution of results in a timely manner
Enhance team operations by promoting internal/external communications and promoting knowledge sharing with internal customers and vendors
Recruit, develop and manage team of formulator/evaluators and direct them in the fragrance development for the Americas zone
This role will interact regularly with the Marketing teams, the global Fragrance netwowrk including teams in France, Brazil and others around the world, fragrance houses and suppliers

Research & Innovation Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Research & Innovation

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Education for Research & Innovation

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Skills for Research & Innovation

Desired skills for research & innovation include:

Basic engineering principles and concepts
Basic research practices
Experience with major funding entities
Ability to learn new analytical tools
Chemistries to meet our customers and business New Product Development Targets
Chemistries which support our customers and business
Current EH&S standards and regulations
Excel and Outlook
Industry applications and trends to improve own performance

Desired experience for research & innovation includes:

Support product performance through the fragrance by coordinating interactions with the Applied Research teams in US and in France (Innovation Fragrance + Applied Research for all métiers including Fragrance Applied Research)
Manage a staff of 10 formulators/evaluators, currently directing fragrance development for global and regional hair care and body care clients
10 - 15 years of experience in highly innovating fragrance development
3 – 5 years of experience working in Brazil or Hispanic/Latin American countries
At least 5 years of people management experience to manage and develop team
Demonstrated experience in transforming knowledge into business opportunities

Research & Innovation Examples


Research & Innovation Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a research & innovation. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for research & innovation
  • Establish close relationships with senior R&D executives to understand their roadmaps / priorities and to ensure their awareness of pending disruptions, activities within the innovation pipeline
  • Maintain solid working relationships with the senior technologists within the Company, with specific focus on those that set the technical agenda
  • Leverage and expand their external contacts in academia, government and industry to grow our external innovation ecosystem and ensure that the ecosystem is fully utilized across the project portfolio (e.g., interns, visiting faculty, joint research projects with third parties, open source communities)
  • Participate in relevant conferences and events to present the innovation agenda and to stay current with respect to the most recent technical break-throughs, key thought leaders, and new approaches to the management of research and innovation
  • Develop component level risk analysis as appropriate
  • Experience working in complex policy and organizational environments
  • Experience in business analysis, process mapping and solution design of systems and processes
  • Research administration domain knowledge
  • Knowledge of Research Proposal Development Submission process
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal and communication skills, particularly strong customer skills interacting with key stakeholders (such as business owners, IT department, and vendors)
Qualifications for research & innovation
  • Undergraduate or graduate student in Business, Marketing or Journalism who can demonstrate an understanding of the underlying technologies in of the areas listed below
  • Data or Image Analytics
  • Mixed / Augmented Reality technologies or applications
  • Machine Learning / Deep Learning technologies or applications
  • Business Productivity Applications
  • Information Discovery Technologies

Research & Innovation Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of research & innovation. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for research & innovation
  • Secure a robust regional innovation pipelineby designing, executing and synthesizing consumer research approaches building a comprehensive regional Learning Plan that includes qualitative, quantitative methodologies syndicated tools
  • Independently leads from start to finish research and insights workstreams on multiple projects in parallel
  • Design, manage and execute consumer research approach to explore broad areas and vet key opportunities and assumptions
  • Bring new methods and approaches to understanding the brands and their consumer to the surface
  • Line manage the therapy area medical team(s), ensuring the development and delivery of country medical affairs plans (which include scientific communication, formation of a therapy area data strategy, local and regional data generation, scientific engagement and delivery of patient focused programmes)
  • Designs, developments, and evaluates research prototypes of new forms of assessment
  • Designs and conducts scientific studies functioning as an expert in the major facets of the projects
  • Develops proposals for research and development projects and obtains financial support for new or continuing research activities
  • Communicates results to the education research community via published papers
  • Collaborates with industry/academia to apply research results and develops new techniques, products or practices
Qualifications for research & innovation
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a Computer Science area required
  • Passion for technology innovation, willingness to take risks and resilience to overcome the inevitable setbacks
  • Recognized as a thought leader, with proven ability to identify disruptive technologies, know when the time is right to act on them, zero in on their core challenges and craft actionable strategies for overcoming those challenges
  • In-depth understanding of research and innovation processes and of the research community, with existing relationships in key areas, including government, academia and the research organizations of other companies
  • Demonstrated success in managing a portfolio of research and/or innovation projects, including examples of novel approaches to innovation management, ability to develop over-arching agenda(s), planning / financial management and portfolio oversight throughout the project lifecycle
  • Technical breadth in combination with the ability to “dive deep” to acquire technical and business knowledge in new domains that is sufficient to assess opportunities, vet expertise, learn from the mistakes of the past

Research & Innovation Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of research & innovation. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for research & innovation
  • Perform extensive primary and secondary research to build a detailed understanding of the FinTech target market, industry, company or opportunity
  • Analyze and synthesize research findings to develop valuable insights in line with the research project objectives
  • Maintain keen awareness of industry trends and emerging players in the FinTech ecosystem
  • Understand consumers’ needs and lead translation of consumers’ ‘what’s needed’ to technical requirements and consumer models
  • Define and influence the Products Research methods and activities used for consumer understanding, product development, and qualification of projects
  • Initiate and lead Products Research methods and activities that guide current and future product innovation and technology platforms
  • Accountable for all Products Research deliverables in Technical Readiness reviews for projects that they are involved
  • Integrate internal and external innovation capabilities to deliver key initiatives and drive Products Research capability
  • Leverage Products Research understanding and knowledge to train peers within the R&D organization
  • Actively collaborate and leverage relationships across functional teams to achieve established shared goals or objectives
Qualifications for research & innovation
  • Past experience as a manager of both direct and matrixed reports
  • 4-year degree from an accredited institution required
  • Experience teaching in higher education is required
  • Experience in faculty training and engagement is required
  • Published research and professional scholarly presentation experience is preferred
  • Perfume

Research & Innovation Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of research & innovation. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for research & innovation
  • Provide project management support to accomplish work objectives
  • Be willing and able to work in Clark, NJ with approximately 10-20% travel required (domestic and Americas) depending on deal characteristics
  • Draft R&I processes and procedures of New Product Development and other relevant R&I areas
  • Guarantee the quality, traceability, update and storage of all our R&I key documents (trackers, processes, templates, procedures, etc)
  • Monitor and track performance on a monthly basis from the previous year (thanks to Key Performance Indicator), identifying areas of improvement and proposing action plans for the following forecasting year
  • Lead on improvement projects, working with the R&I Management team, ensuring implementation and review
  • Identify and manage any risks to performance
  • Ensure the R&I related quality of subcontracting and maintain accuracy of documentation and procedures content
  • Be an expert of R&I tools and lead their implementation within the team (ODNet, Orchestra…)
  • Lead and manage the R&I crisis (quality issues, raw material shortage across categories,…)
Qualifications for research & innovation
  • Digital communication
  • They love challenges
  • Environmental and Safety Audits
  • Co-ordination and Documentation for legal compliances
  • Safety Validation for Equipment
  • Support to conduct internal trainings on various subjects under EHS

Research & Innovation Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of research & innovation. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for research & innovation
  • Helping the team head to motivate and inspire a team of 15 bright Execs who are passionate about innovation research
  • Hands-on involvement in design, execution & delivery of quantitative UK and International projects
  • Predominantly ad-hoc work covering a wide variety of mid to late stage innovation areas, such as market sizing, segmentation, U&A, concept testing, pricing, optimization, forecasting
  • The intern will spend 30% of their time compiling Nielsen ratings data and assisting Research Analysts with generating daily reports
  • For the remaining 70% of their time, the intern with deal with qualitative data
  • Participate in meetings with FOX employees ranging from co-workers to key executives
  • Get exposure to various elements of the television business
  • Learn different areas of Research, with a concentration on program research
  • Gain knowledge of Nielsen ratings and the role they play in programming
  • Assist in developing robust processes for mRNA production and analysis
Qualifications for research & innovation
  • Waste Management Improvements
  • Project initiation for Electricity and Water consumption reduction
  • Exceptional hands on core design mastery skills
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills and be highly collaborative in order to influence and enroll multiple functions
  • BS, BA or BFA in Industrial Design with a portfolio that demonstrates design expertise
  • Strong working knowledge of relevant CAD systems

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