R D Manager Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary
Chemistry professional involved in new product development and problem solving in new technology transfer. Skilled at identifying critical parameters in technology transfer and development.
New Product Development
Polymer Extrusion
Coating Formulations
Printed Substrate
Filtration and Separation
Optical Lenses
water purification
technology scouting

Specialty Print
Film Stretching
Solvent Casting
Abrasion Resistant Coatings
Photochromic Coatings
Flame Retardant Additives
Patent Mapping
competitive analysis
government proposal writing
Work History
R&D Manager, 11/2008 to 06/2013
Agilent Technologies, Inc.Bridgeport, CT,

Managed optical and specialty films division.  Key member of global team.
Developed a project pipeline and implemented a structured review process that coordinated business and R&D efforts.
Developed a global R&D strategy to grow the existing business and expand the business into new markets through new product development.  One of transformational projects were presented to the PPG board of directors as one of the top 5 research projects.
Conductive competitive analysis and patent mapping.

Chemist, 1990 to 11/2008
Calumet Specialty ProductsPorter, IN,
Developed new products involving flame retardant plastic additives, electrochromic eyewear, photochromic eyewear, photochromic sunwear, synthetic paper and filtration membranes.
Progressed up the technical ladder in advancing positions and responsibilities
Received the PPG Presidents award for the development of the first photochromic plastic lens.
Developed novel photochromic polymeric dyes that enable a unique photochromic sunlens. 
Created products that results in >$500MM in sales for PPG annually. 
Received 11 issues patents and 4 patent applications
Chemist, 05/1986 to 1990
Calumet Specialty ProductsBurnham, IL,
Developed novel adhesives and rubber formulations for rocket motors
Conducted rheology testing with a Rheometrics rheometer and developed test methods that assisted R&D product development and production.
Developed a test method to monitor the cure of the propellant that resulted in >$100K savings/year. 
Bachelor of Science: Polymer Science, Expected in 1986
Pennsylvania State University - University Park, PA
Master of Science: Coloids, Polymers, Surfaces, Expected in 1996
Carnegie Mellon University - Pittsburgh, PA
8435631:  Microporous Material
7907346:  Photochromic materials and photochromic comositions and articles including the same
7465415:  Photochromic Materials derived from ring-opening monomer and polymer initiators
7465414:  Photochromic article
7261843:  Photochromic optical article
6531076:  Photochromic organic resin composition
5356973:  Particulate ammonium phosphate of small size
5227416:  Intumescent flame retardant composition
5185103:  Intumescent flame retardant composition
5130349:  Intumescent flame retardant composition
Patent Applications
20120231242:  Microporous Material
20110256364:  Microporous Material
20080187749:  Optical element having light influencing property
20070286969:  Polarizing optical element and method for preparing polyurethane-containing films

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