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Fiberizing R&D Leader

Location: Granville
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTIONThe Fiberizing Team R&D leader has overall accountability and supporting responsibilities to develop insulation fiberization processes and related manufacturing processes to enable differentiated products, unlock productivity, and improve stable operations across NA platforms and global platforms, respectively. -The primary role of the R&D leader is to create effective management structures and provide resource oversight to accelerate projects and talent development. -Additionally, the R&D leader is responsible for building and executing short-term and long-term strategies with cross-functional patterns (Ops, Commercial, S&T) to assign clear objectives and deliverables within his/her team aligned to business initiatives. -Successful execution in this role will result in building a team and culture that delivers differentiated insulation products and productivity through fiberization to yield multi-million-dollar top-line and bottom-line growth per year. -Granville, OH is home to the Owens Corning Science & Technology Center. The 524-acre campus with 22 buildings hosts world-class Science and Technology professionals dedicated to delivering sustainable solutions across our three integrated businesses, impacting the environment and the way people live around the world. With its small-town charm, streets lined with locally owned shops, historic district, and commitment to education and development, Granville will meet all your needs when you bring your career to Owens Corning. -Reports to: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Insulation R&D DirectorSpan of Control: - - - - - - - - - - - - Several direct reports - engineers, scientists, and technicians -JOB RESPONSIBILITIES In this role you will be the key connection across the insulation business for all technical matters involving fiberization and spinner metallurgy. This means you will be responsible for understanding your team's capabilities and expectations across the business such that you can properly assign projects, deliverables, consultation, and resources to deliver results related to revenue growth and cost savings. -Commitment to Safety (5%)

  • Create a safety culture
  • Discuss safety in weekly team meetings
  • Actively participate in safety huddles -Management Structures (25%)
    • Build clear project objectives aligned to business strategy to increase sales, increase profit margin, or return on existing assets
    • Partner with appropriate team members to create and implement effective management structures to execute work, communicate status, address risks, and deliver on timelines
    • Partner with cross functional teams to clearly assign project roles and responsibilities
    • Participate in regular team meetings his/her team leads or heavily supports -Resource Management (25%)
      • Allocate funds to project teams and manage expense budget (-$2 MM)
      • Ensure project teams have appropriate talent and capabilities to execute objectives
      • Provide coaching, feedback, and growth opportunities to accelerate talent development
      • Assist in prioritization of work and hold team members accountable to perform against clear deliverables
      • Identify synergies between fiberizing development and other core technology platforms to drive efficient execution
      • Connect the team to our global network through EU and AP fiberizing initiatives -Build Strategy (25%)
        • Develop insulation fiberizing strategy rooted in fundamental science to grow the business short term (1-3 years) and long term (+5 years)
        • Construct, assign, and sponsor projects to deliver productivity through fiberizing improvements
        • Partner with key stakeholders across the enterprise to support step-change initiates to transform or create business platforms
        • Build preliminary business cases with team and cross-functional partners to prioritize development -Team Leadership (20%)
          • Create a flexible framework to regularly articulate team purpose, impact, priorities, and capabilities that describes fit into the insulation business and enterprise strategy
          • Drive the beliefs and behaviors to deliver a culture that results in a high-performing team who are inspired, engaged, and capable to execute our strategy
          • Generate meaningful performance metrics that resonate with the team to drive individual engagement and positive financial impact
          • Consistently reflect on team organization and capabilities vs current strategy and adjust assignments and job descriptions to maximize team performance and personal development -JOB REQUIREMENTSMinimum qualifications
            • Bachelor's degree
            • 4+ years of experience with people leadership and managing diverse groups
            • 4+ years of experience in competitively driving results and leading bold resource choices
            • Critical thinker who is comfortable challenging the status quo.
            • Excellent interpersonal skills, leadership skills, and communication skills
            • Big picture mindset that can link task work to business impact
            • Travel: 20-25%. Travel is usually self-determined. -Desirable qualifications
              • Masters or Doctorate degree in mechanical, aerospace or chemical engineering field
              • Strong technical aptitude for manufacturing process
              • Demonstrated capability to lead technical projects to deliver results
              • Previous work experience in fiberization or manufacturing processes -*LI-NM1About Owens Corning - - Owens Corning is a global building and construction materials leader committed to building a sustainable future through material innovation. Our three integrated businesses - Composites, Insulation, and Roofing - provide durable, sustainable, energy-efficient solutions that leverage our unique material science, manufacturing, and market knowledge to help our customers win and grow. We are global in scope, human in scale with approximately 19,000 employees in 31 countries dedicated to generating value for our customers and shareholders, and making a difference in the communities where we work and live. Founded in 1938 and based in Toledo, Ohio, USA, Owens Corning posted 2022 sales of $9.8 billion. For more information, visit -.Owens Corning is an equal opportunity employer. - -

Keywords: OWENS CORNING, Newark , Fiberizing R&D Leader, Other , Granville, Ohio

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