VP of R&D

Hod Hasharon, Israel

Full time

Who we are 

TIPA is a fast-growing, international start-up with a mission to change the trajectory of plastic packaging. We have made a global impact by developing and manufacturing flexible compostable films. Our vision is for compostable packaging to become part of a systemic solution to the global plastic pollution challenge. We offer consumers and brands the durability and shelf life they have come to expect of ordinary plastics, whilst ensuring a safe and sustainable end-of-life solution. 


We are looking for 

We are looking for a VP of R&D to lead the development of the next generation’s compostable packaging solutions. The candidate will take the lead in TIPA’s fast-growing new terrain of organic and polymer Chemistry, while also building & leading a team of researchers. 

The candidate should have substantial polymer know-how from a top 10 US University, majoring in polymers’ Chemistry. Any former knowledge in Plastics or compostable polymers is highly advantageous. 

The is a full-time role, with extra hours & some overseas travel, based in TIPA’s HQ, in Israel and reporting to TIPA’s VP of Global Technology. 



  • A Ph.D. in organic / polymer Chemistry; a Post-doc at an international Ivey-League institution.
    • 5+ years of experience in working at a hi-Tech/start-up firm/s.
    • Managerial experience of at least 5 years.
    • A high level of independence at work.
    • Hands-on management style, agility & readiness to work at an intense, fast-growing start-up. 


The role applies to both male & female applicants  

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