The company (NPC-RT) was established and funded as an affiliated company of National Petrochemical Company (NPC) and mainly responsible to provide know-how, basic design package, and troubleshooting of petrochemical processes. Since two years ago, I have been positioned as a research and technology (R&T) director of (NPC).
The main responsibilities in this position are as follows;
1-Planning, scheduling and budgeting of research projects based on defined NPC core business in the following research fields; polymers, non-polymers, catalysts, technical and innovative technologies.
2-Defining and coordinating of research projects between the NPC-RT"s three R&D (research and development) centers located at Tehran, Arak and Mahshahr.
3-Directing the research council of NPC-RT, which is responsible to manage the weekly meetings for analyzing and assessment of the received proposals.
4-Managing and outsourcing research projects to the other companies and R&D organizations.
5-Collaborating joint research with foreign R&D companies based on the company"s policies.
5-Evaluating the research proposals received or recommended by other relating R&D centers particularly academia.
6-Assessing the heads of research groups including; Polymers, Non-polymer, Catalyst, Technical, Innovative Technologies, Process Design & Development Groups together with Intellectual Properties (IP)department.
7-Working in partnerships with other research companies and universities.
8-Holding weekly meeting with head of research groups to organize and coordinate relating research activities.
9-Planning of necessary training courses for staff development.
10-Presenting the monthly, seasonal and annual company reports to NPC.
11-Nominating inspectors for research projects approved by the research council of NPC-RT.
The general outlines of the company and for the more detailed information on the strategies and activities, please refer to the company"s web site on www.npc-rt.ir.