SUMMARY: Responsible for developing new formulations as well as modifying existing formulations to meet customer needs and/or improve manufacturing efficiencies.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following. Management retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of the position at any time. Attendance is key to performing the job. Other duties may be assigned.
Formulates dietary supplements which can include enzymes, probiotics, vitamins, minerals, and botanical ingredients.
Prepares product rationales and provides other technical product support utilizing company information files and individual research.
Answers technical questions related to raw materials and product formulations.
Assists Technical Services in scientific, medical, and biochemical literature research to support product development efforts.
Assists Technical Services with the acquisition, maintenance, and utilization of information on current and potential raw materials.
Assists Technical Services in performing reviews of product label proofs to assure compliance with FDA regulations.
Collaborates with other technical staff and Sales and Marketing in the development of innovative products.
Participates in the development of specifications for raw materials and finished products in cooperation with Technical Services, Quality Control, Laboratory, and Manufacturing staff.
Maintains information in a variety of databases including, but not limited to those containing information related to raw materials and formulation information.
Performs other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) with a major in biology, chemistry, nutrition or a related field, or the equivalent of education and experience. Experience in the supplement industry is preferred.