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21/07 M Banerjea
MD & Cofounder at Xperia Executive Search LLP

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General Manager - Research & Development - Building Material Industry (15-20 yrs)

Hyderabad Job Code: 24102

Role : Research & Development

Position : DGM / GM - R&D

Reports To : R&D Head

Required Qualification : Ph.D in Chemistry

Must : Exposure in building material industry

Experience Required : Should have had 10 to 18 years of experience in working in the R&D department at the corporate level.

Location : Hyderabad

Job Description :

New Product Development :


- Should be responsible to generate and recommend new ideas - existing product range or new product in the Building material industry.

- Existing Product range -Screening of the Lab scale experiment, Commercial Viability and Pilot Plant trials and plant trials.

- New product -Evaluation of new product, Commercial viability - cost effectiveness, Proto type development and provide technical inputs & support to the team from concept stage to product development cycle.

- Cost reduction initiatives -Identification of substitute raw materials and generation of new ideas in the manufacturing process.

- Concept to Commercialization -Application of developed products, customer validation; scale up at pilot and production level.

- Preparation for drafting and filling of patents for Intellectual property Protection and be a custodian of end to end patenting process.

- Documentation - Make the required reports for trials and initiatives taken. Ensure all the work undertaken by the various leads of R&D are presented to the top management during reviews.

- Team management - ability to ensure proper utilization of resource available. As a leader give adequate opportunity to employees to ensure their development of their niche skills.

Key Relationships and Decision Making :

- Coordinate with the required stake holders like manufacturing, quality and Procurement in the various SBUs.

Functional :

- Good exposure to building materials industry and good knowledge of the inorganic raw materials.

- Should have experience in filing patents

- Good Communication and Interpersonal skills

- Should be a good team player

- Strong in Values and ethics

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