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Michael
mikepavsky@gmail.com
973-978-7673
Parsippany Troy Hills, NJ 07054
Research and Development Manager
17 years experience W2
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& Technical Skills HIGH-IMPACT CONTRIBUTIONS Process Improvement : Developed and implemented in-vitro test methods based on ASTM best practices which reduced materials evaluation and submission time by 50%. Strategic Initiatives : Established benchmarking protocols and performed cost and competitive analyses to identify the strongest selling points for existing and forthcoming products. Product Commercialization: Led development and marketing of 18 concepts, including a color cosmetic product launch that won 32 beauty awards and generated over $120 MM revenue in five years for an overall 40% business growth.

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Research and Development Manager
Jan 2016 - Jan 2019
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project manager
Jan 2016 - Jan 2016
the consumer nail category with brands including Revlon
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Pure Ice
Jan 2016 - Jan 2016
and Cutex. Led cross-functional team within R&D
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Senior Scientist
Jan 2004 - Jan 2016
  • Oversaw a five-member technical team managing formulation development and innovation, shade direction, and stability reformulation for all COTY brands. Formulated and piloted new nail polish bases across multiple brands. Launched a total of 18 concepts including lip & nail products, leading to 20% business growth.
  • Served as R&D technical liaison for manufacturing/processing engineering, which included troubleshooting formulas, processing technical data, and handling filing requirements.
  • Developed Technical Data Sheets, established claim testing, maintained adherence to regulatory requirements and approved TV & packaging artwork.
  • Delivered regular project performance status reports detailing project progress, schedule, changes, and deliveries.
  • Formulated deliverables at specific price levels and INCI restrictions through collaboration with NPD, Supply Chain Management, and Global Business Planning teams.
  • Conducted patent searches and preliminary evaluation of competitor materials.
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Education
Chemical Engineering
Moscow Polytechnic University
Certifications
PMP
in Project Management, Rutgers School of Business, Camden, NJ
Project Management Professional (PMP), Project Management Institute
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