R&D Senior Associate (Dietary Supplement Industry)

Location: Los Angeles, CA, United States
Date Posted: 12-04-2018
POSITION DESCRIPTION: Our client who is a major player in the dietary supplement industry is looking for a Sr. R&D associate. This position leads and manages the review of raw material for R&D in ensuring science, quality, consistency, and sustainability of all products. This role will be responsible for new product development and reformulation of products, and will provide support to other departments. This position is located in Los Angeles, 90035. 
  1. Participates and leads product formulation and development; searches and evaluates new ingredients for scientific validation of product formulations; proposes new and revised product formulation concepts.
  2. Provides label text content based on scientific information and regulatory requirements.
  3. Reviews raw material technical and QC data based on established standards.
  4. Participates in hands on product development at contract manufacturing facilities when needed.
  5. Assists in QC compliance based on GMP requirements.
  6. Provides documentation for international product registration and domestic vendor review of products.
  7. Coordinates and manages the review of T&D scientific documents and formulations with other departments. Ensures all open projects are on schedule.
  8. Writes, reviews, approves and maintains R&D (Analytical Development, Formulation Development) SOP’s.
  9. Assists EVP in the supervision of R&D personnel and human resources-related issues such as hiring, training, counseling, disciplining, performance evaluations, conflict resolutions to name a few.
  10. Performs any other related duties, as may be required or assigned by management.
Job Requirements:  
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Science, Nutrition, Bio-Chemistry or related field
  • 5 or more years of relevant R&D work experience within dietary supplement industry.
  • Self starter with the ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Excellent work ethics
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and team skills
  • Professional writing experience helpful.
For immediate consideration please send resume and salary requirements to - eddy@jba.com
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