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Director of Technology (San Antonio, TX)

Published On 5/20/2022

Summary

SUMMARY:

Since 1997 XPEL has been an unparalleled innovative force and world leader in the protective films industry.   XPEL is seeking a Director of Technology. This position will direct and oversee a portfolio of research projects that are meant to develop new or improved products, processes, or services and provide technology leadership and expertise to the rest of the company.

Major Job Responsibilities:

·         Oversees multiple research projects and initiatives; approves project plans, secures funding or resources, and introduces new research protocols or methodologies.

·         Collaborates with cross-functional teams to develop long-term research plans and goals that align with the organization's product development strategy.

·         Develop and provide a technology leadership and expertise to the entire organization.  

·         Assists the legal team with patent applications and oversees regulatory review of new products, if applicable.

·         Interact with Lines of Business in team approach to translate company strategic vision into successful R&D products crossing multiple Lines of Business within company.

·         Utilize diverse knowledge of scientific research principles, practices, and protocols in research projects.

Qualifications:

·         10+ years of experience in Research & Development, or Technology focused positions. 

·         5+ years of experience in managing a team and/or project leadership expertise.

·         B.S., M.S. or Ph.D. in Mechanical, Chemical, Industrial or Materials Engineering, preferred; adjacent & relevant fields are encouraged to apply.

·         A strong desire to lead, coach, recruit and develop talent.   

·         Strong analytical and strategic skills.   

·         Outstanding organizational and collaboration skills.

Salary Information:

·         Annual pay is based off experience.