Technical Development Manager

Norwalk, Connecticut
Apr 11, 2017
Jun 10, 2017
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time

King Industries is actively looking to hire a Technical Development Manager within our Lubricant Additivies Division (LAD) department. Ideal candidates should have a Bachelors or Masters degree in Organic Chemsitry, as well as a minimum of ten to fifteen years of relevant work experience in dveloping and formulating specialty lubricnats. Reponsibilities will include, developing new products specific to performance benefits in specialty lubricants, supervising performance testing and evaluations, preapring technical reports and presentations to support selling of King products in the lubrciant market. Periodic visits to  customers will be required.


Technical Development Manager


Skills Required:

  • Excellent knowledge of lube additives, industrial lubricant formulations and customer requirements.
  • Excellent technical skills in formulating and testing of specialty lubricants.
  • Ability to interact well with customer s and with King’s sales team and management
  • Ability to provide innovating solutions to customer needs.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Highly organized and motivated.
  • Excellent computer skills (Technical reports, data, presentations…)

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • BS/MS in Organic Chemistry
  • 10-15 years’ experience in developing, formulating and testing of additives, packages and specialty lubricants.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop new products including packages and synergistic blends of additives optimized to provide specific performance benefits in specialty lubricants.
  • Manage team responsible for developing, testing and technical support of King lube additives, blends and packages.
  • Supervise performance testing and evaluations of King additives, blends, packages and NA-LUBE® alkylates.
  • Develop model formulations to highlight the performance benefits of King additives, blends, packages and NA-Lube alkylates.
  • Prepare technical reports and presentations to support the selling of King products to the lubricant market.
  • Joint visits with sales staff to key accounts to help promote King products.
  • Provide technical support to customers to help them solve specific formulating problems and to achieve specific performance goals with the use of King’s products.
  • Technical presentations to target accounts and at conferences/trade shows.
  • Provide technical assistance to sales team.
  • Regular and predictable on-site attendance is required.

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to

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