Develop technical strategies for creating technologies, sensors and products.
Perform as final technical decision maker and review work of others.
Participate and direct development of long range staffing plans.
Collaborate with Directors of R&D to develop annual R&D plan.
Allocate resources to R&D programs.
Analyze outside companies and institutions for potential collaborative R&D relationships.
Develop collaborative R&D relationships with outside companies and institutions, negotiation and administration of R&D programs.
Develop instrumentation-based products serving needs and expectation of customers working with marketing personnel.
Interact with manufacturing, quality, engineering and regulatory organizations to transfer new process technology into manufacturing.
Identify future improvement needs of existing process technologies and implement same.
Involve in R & D long-term strategy formation and analyze options of process related projects, programs and resources.
Review future technologies and plans requiring resources.
Stimulate implementation of predetermined plans.
Mentor and encourage team members on project and career development.
Direct global R&D program and develop all formulations, ingredients and specifications needed for global product list.