R&D manager-Consumer Care

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Date: Jan 14, 2022

Location: Shanghai, SH, CN

Company: Wacker Chemie AG


Our world needs ideas! As one of the world’s most research-intensive chemical companies, we have been developing leading solutions for numerous sectors – from construction to photovoltaics and cosmetics to rubber – for over 100 years. We have a global presence with production sites on three continents and 14,300 employees from 70 nations.

At our site in Shanghai, we are currently looking for a(n) R&D manager-Consumer Care.

Job Responsibilities

- Lead new product and application development for consumer care.
- Explore new opportunity through market investigation and lead technical innovation.
- Lead scale-up of new product in plant on demand.

- Reinforce technical capability for competence center of consumer care.
- Actively monitor relevant regional and global IP landscape and strengthen company IP position.
- Meet the requirements of IMS/ISO and EHSS standards.



Qualifications Required

- Master degree with major in chemistry, Ph.D. preferred.
- Major in polymer and fine chemical preferred.
- At least 6 years of R&D related working experience in hair/skin care industries.(3 years if Ph.D.)
- Solid knowledge of silicone chemistry and hair/ skin care industry preferred.
- Familiar with R&D, application testing and IP procedures.
- Excellent command of written and spoken English.
- Inter-regional project coordination experience obliged.
- Soft skills: Intercultural competence, transparent communication, open mindset, pro-activity, persistence.


Sustainability is one of WACKER’s corporate goals – also as an employer. We want you to remain productive, healthy and successful long term. That is why we offer, for example, comprehensive health management and a variety of advanced training programs and courses for individual development opportunities, alongside a good work-life balance. Naturally, we also have a fair compensation system and above-average social benefits. After all, social responsibility has a long tradition at WACKER.


Be part of a family. Across all nations.


We are looking forward to your online application at www.wacker.com/careers
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