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Innovation Scientist (IS5324)




Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- Yorkshire and the Humber -- West Yorkshire -- Leeds

Job Type

12 May 2021

Innovation Scientist – Competitive – Leeds, Yorkshire

The Role

Do you have broad experience and knowledge in the nonwovens industry? Are you passionate about innovation and product development?

A leading global consultancy that focuses on the development of nonwoven products and processes is seeking an Innovation Scientist capable of working at the highest scientific level, whilst delivering commercially-viable results.

The key responsibilities of an Innovation Scientist include, but are not limited to:

  • Leading the development and design of new nonwoven products, processes and services, including project management duties.
  • Independent scientific report writing to a very high level of English language competency and technical excellence.
  • Authoring technical papers, conference proceedings and presentations at the highest level and to represent the company at major industry exhibitions and conferences.
  • Identifying unmet needs, conceiving, developing and delivering cutting edge technologies.
  • Project management - management of the project team and client interactions to deliver results on time.

The Company

Focused on the development of nonwoven products and processes, the company has grown quickly into a leading global consultancy business.

Having now completed over 450 projects for 150 different companies, the company has a proven reputation for developing innovative, commercially viable products, helping its clients to improve and grow their businesses by; developing new products and intellectual property, enhancing product performance and reducing costs.

The Person

The key skills and qualities of an Innovation Scientist:

  • The role would suit a nonwoven specialist with a PhD or Degree/Masters in Textile or Material Science/Engineering.
  • A minimum of seven years’ experience in manufacturing, new product development and commercially focused R&D projects.
  • Applicants should thrive in a dynamic and challenging environment and possess a demonstrable ability to manage multiple project portfolios.

If you are keen on joining this exciting, forward thinking company and taking the next step in your career, then please click the apply now button to find out more.

Contact information

Kerry Cawthray