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R&D Manager, Specialty Gases

Company: Entegris, Inc.
Location: Danbury
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Company Overview and Values:Why work at Entegris?

Lead. Inspire. Innovate. Define Your Future.

Not everyone who works for a global company shares the same background, experiences and perspectives. We leverage the differences of our employees to bring new ideas to the table. Every employee throughout the company is encouraged to share input on projects and initiatives. Our decision making process is truly a collaborative effort as we realize there are leaders at every level of the organization. We put our values at the core of how we operate as an organization - not just when it's convenient, but in a lasting and meaningful way. We want the time and energy you spend here to have a positive impact on your life inside and outside of the office.Entegris is a values-driven culture and our employees rally around our core PACE values:

ExcellenceThe Role:The Entegris Manufacturing Site in Danbury, CT, is seeking an Research and Development Manager for our Specialty Gasses product line.
The hired candidate will have primary responsibility of managing the research and development team, with a focus on identifying unsolved customer problems and executing on development plans to address those needs. The new R&D Manager will lead research/development activities in alignment with the strategic direction of the business, drive excellence and develop standard practices in order to reduce research and development time and cost.In this role you will:

  • Establish a research and development strategy that drives business objects, in alignment with internal and external technology roadmaps
  • Identify and manage the implementation of process and capability improvements
  • Foster internal and external technical relationships by proactively interacting with key stakeholders
  • Drive successful project execution to meet deadlines and R&D team goals
  • Drive data-based decision making across the team and organization
  • Foster innovation and drive accountability in intellectual property protection
  • Manage the idea funnel and ensure a robust pipeline of technical opportunities that are aligned to the business unit strategic objectives
  • Create a collaborative culture with an emphasis on teamwork inside the R&D department and with key support groups across other areas
  • Manage alignment of technical talent to match business need; make appropriate resource allocation/prioritization decisions when necessary and advocate for additional resources when gaps arise
  • Be recognized as a technical leader within the Specialty Gasses Business Unit
  • Select, develop, and coach a diverse, talented team
  • Be committed to the individual development of direct reports
  • Model company PACE values-lead by example and hold others accountableTraits we believe make a strong candidate:
    • PhD or M.S. in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or Materials Science; MBA is a plus
    • Minimum of 5-years progressive technical experience in the Specialty Gas industry strongly preferred
    • Demonstrated technical team management experience
    • Experience building teams and setting a strategic direction for an organization
    • Demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally and influence others, at all levels within the organization
    • Strong business acumen with the ability to consider technical direction with a commercial and customer focusYour success will be measured by:
      • On-time delivery of new capabilities and products to the market in order to meet technical requirements
      • Your ability to provide strategic vision that is supported with resources and a plan
      • Your commitment to growing the organization through consistent team, individual, and personal development plans
      • Ability to provide technical guidance and act as key contact for the Specialty Gas business unit and our customersWhat we offer::Our total rewards package goes above and beyond just a paycheck. Whether you're looking to build your career, improve your health, or protect your wealth, we offer generous benefits to help you achieve your goals.
        • Very Competitive total compensation plans.
        • A 401(K) plan to help you plan for your future with an impressive employer match that's all yours- no vesting!
        • Great health, dental and vision insurance packages to fit your needs to ensure you're happy and healthy.
        • A progressive PTO policy that empowers our employees to take the time they need to recharge!
        • Pay Range: The salary range for this role is estimated at $110,000-$150,000, with actual salary flexible based on candidate's qualifications and experienceAt Entegris we are committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants. Our policy is to recruit, hire, train, and reward employees for their individual abilities, achievements and experience without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, marital or military status.Entegris strongly encourages all of its employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. At Entegris, COVID-19 vaccination is preferred but not required at this time.

Keywords: Entegris, Inc., Danbury , R&D Manager, Specialty Gases, Executive , Danbury, Connecticut

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