QualiTech, Inc.
  • 02-Aug-2017 to 01-Oct-2017 (CST)
  • Ag Nutrition
  • Chaska, MN, USA
  • Based on Qualifications
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Company overview For 50 years, QualiTech, Inc. has been family-owned, global manufacturer and marketer of products and technologies focused on improving the wellbeing of people, animals, plants and the environment. QualiTech provides products, services, and expertise that add value in four major industry sectors: Food Ingredients, Animal Nutrition, Plant Nutrition, and the Environment.  

If you're looking to become a Director of Research and Product Development within an exciting industry and want to be a part of a collaborative leadership team where you can learn and continue to grow, a place where you can develop genuine relationships at all levels of the organization, and if you are interested in working for a family-feel, professionally-managed company, you're looking in the right place.

Our mission To provide top quality ingredients and nutrients that promote the health and wellbeing of people, plants, animals, and the environment. We will do so by combining scientific research, product innovation, and exceptional service in ways that will help all of us succeed.

Our values As a company firmly rooted by a genuine family culture, we value integrity, honesty, hard work, and mutual respect.

Our promise Together, we make ideas that work. This sums up who we are, what we stand for, and what we aim to achieve.

Position overview The Director of Research and Product Development will plan and direct all aspects of the product development, research and technical services activities for QualiTech's Ag nutrition division. This position is responsible for the full product development cycle with a focus on quality and innovation based on established metrics of success; to include conception, design, efficacy research, project management, delivery, quality assurance, and regulatory compliance. This position joins the division's leadership team and manages Research and Product Development, as well as Technical team members.

qualifications & experience

  • The ideal candidate will have a PhD in agricultural, biological or chemical sciences and significant experience (5 or more years) in a research and development.
  • We are looking for a candidate with at least 3 years as an experienced and proven leader with a passion to successfully manage a cross-functional team.
  • Strong combination of strategic and critical thinking with logical reasoning skills necessary.
  • Successfully streamlined the innovation and product development processes, and improved time to market.
  • Proven experience taking consumer/customer insights and developing them into commercially viable initiatives from concept through to launch.
  • This person will also need a high attention to quality and a passion for innovation.
  • Experience in crop production and/or animal nutrition is desired.
  • Ability and desire to travel both domestically and internationally.

additional information This position is a full-time Director level position. Salary is commensurate with experience. Benefits include; medical, dental and life insurance; short and long term disability; flexible spending accounts; 7 paid holidays; PTO and a matching 401(k) along with a fun and family focused environment. QualiTech is an equal opportunity employer. For more information and a full job description please visit http://www.qualitechco.com/careers

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