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Sr. Product Development Scientist 
Bulletproof Digital - 
Seattle, WA




Bulletproof is looking for a Senior Product Development Scientist with a strong nutrition and science background to help us build a world-class company and grow our knowledge base. Bulletproof is a group of high performance experienced entrepreneurs and biohackers working to upgrade human performance with industry-leading supplements, coffee, products and technology. Weíre passionate about sharing actionable, accurate, science-backed information that changes peopleís lives every day. While our culture is casual and our schedules flexible, everyone on the team is smart, focused and driven.

The Senior Product Development Scientist will play a key role in the routine activities of the Research and Development department, with the primary focus on development of product concepts, profiles, formulas and, ultimately, finished goods. The successful candidate will identify, evaluate and select ingredients and other technologies to recommend product profiles and formulas. S/he will work with regulatory, manufacturing, supply chain, QC management and the product manager to develop meaningfully differentiated, valued products.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Independently integrate all aspects required to develop effective and functional dietary supplements, foods, and beverages.
  • Develop new and/or reformulation of existing products in solid dosage and/or powder forms based Bulletproof criteria and specifications.
  • Perform laboratory bench work, or work with co-manufacturers to review, meet, or improve Sensory attributes such as flavor, color, and texture of food and dietary supplements.
  • Review all ingredient lists and supplement/nutritional facts panels.
  • Assist coordination of bench top pilot runs and scale-up product batches.
  • Evaluate physical characteristics of new and existing raw materials.
  • Develop raw material and finished product specifications including critical characteristics methods validate established specifications.
  • Review, evaluate and interpret scientific literature for product health claims/benefits, for dosing specifications, and for best ingredient forms.
  • Support product and ingredient testing - monitor, evaluate, and summarize third party testing (stability, microbiology, ingredient identity, etc.).
  • Work cross-functionally with Product Management, Quality Assurance, Regulatory Affairs, Supply Chain and Management.

Skills & Experience:

  • BS, MS or Ph.D. in Food Science, Biochemistry, Nutrition, or related fields.
  • 5+ years of nutritional supplement, beverage and/or food development.
  • Demonstrated successful product development experience from concept to roll out and product launch.
  • Essential attributes of the scientist are scientific and technical savvy, effective oral and written communications, project management, interpersonal skills as well as problem-solving capacity.
  • Computer literate - functional expertise using Microsoft Office; Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge in nutritional software that generates nutritional data such as nutritional and supplemental facts
  • Experience with regulatory affairs and with FDA requirements

About You:

  • Must live in Washington, Oregon, or California
  • You love learning, and itís one of the things you do to make yourself better every single day
  • You are ready for your next career challenge and can operate in an unstructured environment
  • You are comfortable taking action, jumping into new projects, making recommendations, and thinking strategically.
  • You are a natural self-starter and donít need permission to do great things
  • You are team player and looking to make a huge impact wherever the business needs
  • Working virtually with the team does not cramp your style
  • Youíve tried Bulletproof Coffee even if you donít drink it every day (or other Bulletproof stuff)
  • Youíve read the book or blog, or hear the podcast enough to understand our culture, and are ready to live our mission to help people reach their ultimate state of performance

Maximum fun, maximum knowledge, and maximum performance are a part of the job description, and youíll get to work with the team on a regular basis to upgrade your game, your mental performance, and your life. This is a great opportunity to grow with a company.

Think youíve got what it takes?
Apply Here!

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Master's

Required experience:

  • Scientist: 5 years
  • Formulation: 4 years
  • Nutrition: 3 years


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