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Gummy Formulator/Developer – San Diego or Watsonville, CA
Nordic Naturals, Inc. - San Diego, CA




At Nordic Naturals we respect each individual for their uniqueness and the experience they bring to our organization. We value communication, collaboration, and personal integrity; and we encourage goal setting and excellence in all that we do. As the #1 omega-3 brand in the U.S. and a respected leader in the natural products sector, we offer a positive work environment, opportunities for growth and professional development, and the chance to make a real difference in the health and lives of others.

We currently have a full-time opening in our Product Development department for a Gummy Formulator/Developer. The Gummy Formulator/Developer will develop recipes for gummy products, including flavor and color profiles, and deliver those recipes from the lab to the factory floor.

In this role you will:


  • Develop nutraceutical gummy formulations with meaningful and stable active ingredients.
  • Proof formulas and recipes for all gummy products.
  • Prepare prototype samples.
  • Evaluate and improve flavor profiles.
  • Adapt formulas and processes from the bench top to production line.
  • Work with ingredient suppliers to source and select appropriate materials.
  • Oversee start-up batches, adapting formulas and processes, as required

Testing and R&D

  • Conduct basic analytical testing (pH, TA, water activity, moisture, etc.) to support product development work.
  • With the QA department, develop protocolsa for stability testing and analyze results .
  • Complete assigned research and development projects within specified timelines.
  • Conduct function and/or sensory evaluation on ingredients, flavors and finished products.
  • Identify and assist in solving complex technical problems related to the development, manufacturing, and/or improvement of products and processes.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Science, or a related field.
  • Three (3) years of experience in nutraceutical gummy formulation.
  • Familiarity with GMP requirements for Dietary Supplements.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office tools.
  • Ability to identify technical, formulation and processing issues with bench-top trials and factory runs.

If you are qualified and interested in this job opportunity, please submit a cover letter and resume to for consideration.

Nordic Naturals is an equal opportunity employer. A pre-employment drug screening and background check are part of the hiring process.


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