R & D Supervisor

Managerial / Supervisory
With Business Certificates
Established in 2009
51-200 Employees
5B Maskarra St., Mactan Economic Zone II, Basak, Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu
Posted On: September 23, 2022
Job ID: 410714


What we do


We are Passepartout, a mid-sized manufacturing company located in Lapu-Lapu City/Philippines with 170 employees. Passepartout is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nature Squared with headquarters in Switzerland and a marketing division in the UK. For more information, see www.naturesquared.com

We use sustainable natural materials to create a wide offering of bespoke surfaces of the highest quality for interior design of superyachts, private jets, and residential objects.


We recently extended our scope to build up the production of pre-defined furniture objects intended for residential and hospitality sectors without compromising quality.


To successfully push forward in this challenging business, we are looking for a competent R&D Supervisor to strengthen our technical development department. Your job is important to support the development of new products and find solutions to often tricky client requirements. 


Job description

  • Responsible for the execution of R&D projects by conducting research, hands-on experimentation and utilizing direct workers, equipment, and other available resources.

  • Planning the required project activities including labor and material, tools and equipment, external providers, and other related requirements to come up with a sensible project budget and lead time.

  • Facilitate and cross-coordinate with relevant individuals from other departments, other organizations, and institutions to acquire necessary support and solutions.

  • Monitoring and reporting of project status to immediate superior and project owners by clear and reliable process documentation, budget tracking and action items management.

  • Train, lead, direct and supervise team members to ensure best resource allocation, compliant, safe, and sustainable work conditions, including the review and approval of matters concerning subordinates.

  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities as assigned by the superiors.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Preferably an engineering degree or other related sciences, with at least 3 years of relevant research, development, and supervisory work experience.

  • Self-motivated with a natural desire to learn, research, find solutions and invent new things by getting physically involved in the hands-on execution, if necessary.

  • Sufficient computer knowledge especially MS Excel and AutoCAD is a plus.

  • Resourceful, assertive, dedicated, with a sense of urgency to get the job done and willingness to work overtime on short notice.

  • Good communication skills especially in dealing with foreign counterparts.


  • Competitive salary and salary increase for outstanding performance.

  • Health insurance package at 100K MBL per illness/per confinement.

  • Group Life Insurance upon regularization.

  • Sick leave upon regularization.

  • Vacation leave after one year from date of employment.

  • Meal subsidy.

  • Overtime pay if required.

How to Apply

Interested applicants are advised to send an email of resume/curriculum vitae with Transcript of Records (TOR), reference details, and latest ID picture to:

Zenaida G. Paglinawan (zgp@passepartout.com.ph)