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Research and Development Manager - Nutraceutical Manufacturing

Company: Elevate Health Sciences
Location: Provo
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Elevate is a leader in the nutritional supplement industry and an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a work atmosphere that produces a culture of doing good in the world while creating opportunities for personal and professional growth and development. We are looking for an R&D Manager that is hardworking and positive and wants to be an important part of a growing team! We welcome you to Join our Team and be a Force for Good!Time: 40 hours/weekEmployment Type: Full-timeSHIFT: 8am-5pmPAY: Depends on ExperienceStart Date: ASAPJob Overview-This position will support the R&D Team by driving innovation, improving on existing products, collaborating with Production, R&D team members and VP of R&D. This individual will work closely with other departments within the company and external partners to identify new technologies and deliver superior products that delight consumers while meeting safety and regulatory requirements. The ideal candidate will be proactive, self motivated, with impeccable follow-through and experience in manufacturing or product development within the nutraceutical or related industries.Duties-

  • Support product development and commercialization for the launch of new products and line extensions including softgels, capsules, and powders.
  • Ability to formulate claims and prepare technical briefs
  • Formula development and optimization of all nutraceutical products
  • Test and recommend alternative ingredients and/or processes that would improve product quality and/or process efficiency.
  • Keep up to date on new ingredient and process technologies and be able to write specifications for new ingredients
  • Stay up to date on industry trends, identify potential issues and redirect team as needed.
  • Evaluate data from testing to cross functional teams; identify and communicate issues/risks
  • Follow through on administrative tasks that support project objectives and departmental objectives.
  • Coordinate/communicate with team to ensure production start-up
  • Works closely with management in setting product direction, establishing priorities, and meeting goals.Education- - Required: Bachelors Degree in a science related field (Biotech, Biology, Chemistry or other Science) - Or, 2-year degree in a science related field with 3-5 year product developmentRequired Skills- - Have a solid understanding of Word and Excel - Able to communicate clearly - Able to manage time - Self Motivated and able to stay on task - Flexible, with ability to meet changing demands and schedules - Maintain product development timelines and track current progress - Work with sales, customer service, and quality assurance to provide analysis and technical assistance that is requested. - Manufacturing experience preferred - Dependable and reliableA huge plus: - Experience developing 2-piece hard shell capsule formulas - Experience developing flavor systems for powder applications - Experience developing softgel formulasJob Type: Full-time Salary Exempt

Keywords: Elevate Health Sciences, Provo , Research and Development Manager - Nutraceutical Manufacturing, Executive , Provo, Utah

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