West Morelos Place
Founded in 1996, Arizona
Nutritional Supplements (ANS) is one of the leading manufacturers of
specialty supplements for private label for leading national and global
marketers and retailers. The companyís high quality
standards and superior customer service have attracted many of the leading
sellers of supplements and driven rapid growth.
environmentally friendly facilities in Chandler, Arizona, exceed cGMP
standards and allow us to grow in anticipation of our customersí needs. With
over 350,000 square-feet of production and warehousing space, as well as
continued expansion plans, ANS is equipped to bring its customersí product
vision to market.
Develop new and specified
formulas for customers, from bench to consumer, meeting customer requirements
for ingredients used, nutritional claims, product function, product taste,
finished cost, and ease of manufacturing. Create on a small scale what will
be produced on the manufacturing floor. Supports the R&D Manager (Sensory
Products) and R&D team.
- Follow all company policies and
- Follow and ensure compliance to
quality system and cGMP programs.
- Creates formulas that meet the
customerís needs and wants. Collaborate with various departments,
including Sales, Purchasing, Quality Assurance, Lab Services,
Production, and Formulations, to create a final product that satisfies
- Consult with customers or their
sales/account manager regarding parameters and goals of the project.
Adjust ingredients, taste, and nutrition based on customer feedback.
- Keeps laboratory notebook up to
date and writes down comments and changes based on feedback.
Maintains general organization and efficiency.
- Create supplement and nutrition
facts panels and other nutritional breakdowns on new and current
formulas. Check individual ingredients to verify the customer can make
certain claims such as gluten-free, non-GMO, vegan, Halal, etc. Ensure
sure labels meet DHEA and NLEA standards. Stay up to date on FDA
guidelines. Approve customerís label proofs as needed.
- Assist Quality Assurance and Lab
Services in taste testing for new products, products in testing, and
expired flavors. Review batch records when an issue exists, and
recalculate batches for production modifications.
- Work with vendors to acquire
proper and thorough documentation for current and new ingredients.
Research vendors providing best tasting, highest quality, best
functioning, and best valued ingredients, choosing those appropriate for
the customer's formula.
- Conducts research on ingredients
and products as requested. Continue to research the food and
supplement industry for new trends, new ingredients, processes for
working with challenging ingredients, new regulations, labeling, new
testing for allergens, etc.
- Maintains general organization,
cleanliness and inventory of R&D laboratory by organizing materials
and ingredients and maintaining related internal spreadsheets.
- Perform other duties as assigned
- Needs to be able to change
priorities constantly as needed.
- Non-supervisory role.
- Must have a B.A./B.S. in Food
Science, Biology, Nutrition or Science related field.
- 1-5 years related work
- No certifications or licenses
- Must have complex math skills.
- Complex reading skills
- Moderate written skills.
- Must have moderate language
- Must have moderate computer
- Must be willing to learn new
tasks and procedures.
- Ability to efficiently and
effectively perform all essential position duties and responsibilities with
or without reasonable accommodation without posing a direct safety
threat to self or others.
- Maintain a regular and dependable
work attendance record with few instances of unplanned and/or unexpected