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.
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- Knowledge in nutritional
software that generates nutritional data such as nutritional and
- Experience with regulatory
affairs and with FDA requirements
- 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
- 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
- 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
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?
Job Type: Full-time
- Scientist: 5 years
- Formulation: 4 years
- Nutrition: 3 years