Group Leader (Coatings Weathering Lab)


Group Leader

  • Cold Weathering Lab

The Mayson Group has been engaged to seek a senior chemist/ working group leader to oversee a small team focused on confirming durability of architectural coatings.  Already a major player in the space, our client is seeking a proven technical team leader that manages existing exposure programs but can collaborate with additional exposure sites, formulation groups, and improve how the data can be translated into additional sales.  This role will provide exposure to the broader North American technical organization and commercial organizations, offering advancement opportunities in both the technical organization and sales/ marketing. Our client is a global leader in the architectural coatings space, with a breadth and depth of capabilities to win in the market.

Key Focuses:

  • Leadership of technical staff focused on confirming architectural coating systems durability.
  • Project management to assure programs are completed per plan and customer satisfaction is assured.
  • Manage complexity of satisfying multiple customer requirements and multiple exposure sites exposure results.
  • Lead processes and testing protocols to attain industry leadership status.

Key Requirements:

  • BS/ MS technical degree.
  • Strong program management skills.
  • Depth in conducting architectural coatings durability testing, summarizing results, and presentation of results to external groups.
  • Architectural coating formulation experience highly desired.
  • Strong communication/ interpersonal skills focused on customer contact, presentations or durability results, and internal stakeholders including product development counterparts & commercial functions like marketing and sales.
  • Ability to travel up to 15%.


Please contact us right away if you are interested in hearing more or if you know someone that would be ideal for this position.
As always, referrals are appreciated and handled confidentially!

Amy
Amy Mayse
330.995.6485
amymayse@maysongroup.com

Chuck
Chuck Messner
248.703.4666
cmessner@maysongroup.com

Research Manager (Architectural Coatings)


Research Manager:

  • High Performance Architectural Coatings & Waterborne Industrial Maintenance Systems
  • Boston Area

A highly regarded developer and manufacturer of durable architectural coatings systems has exclusively engaged the Mayson Group to seek a technical manager to oversee new product development, existing product improvement, and technical support to manufacturing. A market leader offering high value, waterborne exterior coatings and coatings systems for both commercial and residential end uses, our client creates success based upon an innovative offering and strong support to the applicators / market. The company culture focuses on autonomy, minimal bureaucracy, and providing a differentiated offering. The position is being created to support expansion within the company.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Lead group of chemists (including advanced degrees), engineers, and lab technicians focused on the development and application of durable, high performance waterbased coatings and polymer systems for both residential and commercial exterior end uses.
  • Oversee technical support to the manufacturing organization including raw material qualification and resolution of customer complaints.
  • Join and contribute to a youthful business leadership team which includes peers in sales, marketing, and manufacturing.
  • Oversee technical support for the development of product marketing and training materials.
  • Lead development of next generation systems to maintain market leadership position.


Key requirements include:

  • Proven technical group leader experience from a coatings or durable polymers (sealants, adhesives, or plastics) manufacturer.
  • Track record of managing performance and technical leadership.
  • Formulation experiences in 100% waterborne systems – acrylic/styrene/vinyl coatings or emulsion adhesives.
  • Advanced technical degree with structure-property skill set is highly desired.
  • Ability to work across the disciplines of adhesion, durability, polymer science and functionality of coatings.
  • Cultural fit within an entrepreneurial, flat, and market-focused, mid-sized company.

Please contact us right away if you are interested in hearing more or if you know someone that would be ideal for this position.

As always, referrals are appreciated and handled confidentially!

Amy
Amy Mayse
330.995.6485
amymayse@maysongroup.com

Chuck
Chuck Messner
248.703.4666
cmessner@maysongroup.com