Job Title: Director of Materials
Location: South Jordan, UT
Duration: Direct hire, long-term
Pay range: $155 to 170KYR DOE
20% travel 3-4 trips to China per year
Responsible for all aspects of quality specification, verification, and qualification for the global consumables portfolio.
Hands-on technical leadership position for a high growth and diversified product portfolio.
Will lead quality for a wide range of synthetic and natural materials and guiding a team of quality engineers through the full product development cycle.
Cross-functional collaboration and interface between Operations, Product Management and Product Engineering both in US and Asia.
Bachelor's Degree or above in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Materials Engineering or related field.
12+ years working experience in Engineering/Quality with 5+ years Managerial experience in materials development and quality control.
Experience working with globally distributed teams
Must possess a very solid understanding of materials testing methodologies, ASTM/ISO standards and other international standards.
Experiences in polyurethane, vinyl, pigments, dyes, adhesive systems, paper and textile substrates.
Experience with manufacturing process and methods used in the manufacturing of PVC, PP, PU, PET, pigmented systems, mixing, coating, and printing.
Hands-on experience in lab analysis of coatings, inks, adhesives, and systems, as well as manufacturing pilot and scale up trials in multiple operational sites.
Experience working in a test lab with strong knowledge of good laboratory practices.
Knowledge and experience in data processing, statistical analysis, and modeling tools.
Position requires excellent problem-solving skills with high levels of motivation, initiative, and energy.
Strong communication skills - verbal, written and executive presentations.
Experience growing and developing contract manufacturers capability, processes, and testing.
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