Ogden-area manufacturing of nutritional power blends is seeking a Director
of Product Development.
The Director, Product Development is responsible for the day to day
management of the Product Development department including managing Product
Development Team Members and being the primary formulator and technical
support for all existing US customers and new US prospects & customers
Manage and provide
continuous training and development to department
team members, conduct performance appraisals and participate in management
Meet with existing US
customers and new US prospects/customers as required regarding formulation
and technical issues.
Maintain up to date
knowledge of current and future market trends, status of sales, new
products and competitors.
Formulate new products
according to customers requirements and market insights.
Enter formulations into
enterprise resource planning (ERP) software.
Maintain up to date
knowledge of current and emerging raw materials for their health benefits,
safety, and efficacy and to evaluate their potential usage in new
formulations and formulation revisions.
University degree in Chemistry, Food Science, or other appropriate
Food Technology Certification and a minimum of five years industry
skills, ability to multitask, and Manage by Objectives (MBO).
Excellent communication, planning, organization, mathematical and
Strong understanding of
Strong knowledge of
Dietary Supplement regulations.
motivated and able to work under pressure and time sensitive
with manufacturing resource planning software, Excel, and Word.
Exhibits extreme accuracy
and precision in a lab environment.
Adeptness in sensory
skills (taste, odor and visual).
Knowledge of manufacturing
dry dosage forms (including tableting, coating, encapsulating, and powder
filling) and packaging is highly desirable.
Knowledge of Good
Manufacturing Practices and Analytical Test Methods in a production
environment is an asset.