Research and Development Team Leader in Santa Ana, CA at Behr Process Corporation

Date Posted: 7/6/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Description


  • Leads a small group of 2-5 technical employees
  • Guides projects and leads technical team to complete projects according to established time lines
  • Provides guidance for problem solving or troubleshooting activities
  • Assists and advises the technical and Sales and Marketing groups as needed

    1.Communicates cross-functionally within the organization
    2.Guides in the in formulating, changing and/or evaluating chemical composition of new or existing products.
    3.Accepts decision-making responsibility
    4.Leads team in the selection, testing, and evaluating raw materials and/or formulating prototypes
    5.Develops good teamwork and maximizes skills of team members
    6.Guides team in the analysis of production processes and raw materials
    7.Provides recommendations for training and career development of employees


    Exhibits leadership skills, organizational skills, and communication skills in prior job assignments
    Educational attainment equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or a related field
    Considerable experience in chemical analysis, testing, and product related research/development
    Ability to present technical laboratory work to mixed technical/non-technical audience

    Considerable knowledge of paint and coatings formulations and laboratory test methods procedures
    Well-developed understanding of strengths and weaknesses of various coatings technologies
    Knowledge of manufacturing practices, line procedures and quality control standards and practices
    Knowledge of supervisory principles and leadership techniques
    Ability to set up, adjust, and operate assorted paint testing equipment such as viscometer, glossmeter, performance testing equipment, application equipment, mixers and analytical equipment
    Ability to communicate effectively, select, train, supervise and evaluate work of staff
    Ability to plan, organize, complete work as scheduled, delegate tasks, check work in progress and work independently in completing assignments

    Ability to travel to customer or vendor locations


    Shift 1 (United States of America)

    Full or Part Time

    Full time

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