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Applied Research Manager

16th July 2021

R&D Team

From our site in Bollington, Cheshire, Tullis Russell operates a leading international Coating and Converting company. With over 170 years’ experience in this market, we have developed an outstanding reputation for High Performance Coating.  This leading global manufacturer of specialist coated products has an opportunity for a:

Applied Research Manager

Salary Commensurate with skills and experience + excellent benefits package- pension/profit related pay/free parking/shareholder bonus etc.


Job Purpose

Researching and understanding of the fundamentals of liquid film coatings as applied at high speed to paper and film substrates.

Researching and understanding of interactions between formulations, substrates, and coating method.

Communication of understanding to the business.

Application of understanding to processes at Tullis Russell, including formulation, mixing, mass delivery, coating and drying.

Improve predictability and repeatability of outcomes in coating operations for current and new products.

Improve business response to problem solving and troubleshooting process and product issues.

Research new and emerging technologies to enable development of capabilities at Tullis Russell to support growth in current and new markets.

This is a management role where expert consultancy to the business will be essential and will require working with the global Tullis Russell Group in China and South Korea.



Postgraduate or Higher Degree or equivalent in a relevant scientific discipline

Ability to plan and manage research projects to achieve required outcomes

Knowledge & industrial experience of chemistry, materials, coating, and associated processes

Experience of problem-solving techniques

Ability to gather complex information and propose routes to apply it to coating formulation.

Cost awareness


Please apply in writing enclosing full CV to:

Mrs R Siddall HR Manager

Email to Ros.siddall@tullisrussell.com

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