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Product Development Specialist: Food and Supplements
Universal Nutrition 3 reviews - New Brunswick, NJ 08901




Description :

Universal Nutrition is a leading manufacturer and marketer of sports nutrition products. Universal Nutrition is looking for a product development specialist for our New Brunswick, NJ office. The specialist will be responsible for the development of various products within the Universal Nutrition brand portfolio and will work closely with our product development team to execute and improve our product development pipeline process. The ideal candidate should have a degree in food or nutritional sciences.

Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Work under the direction of the product management team to deliver quality products in selected timeframes.
  • Work with the Product Manager, raw material vendors, purchasing, and production to develop new products in a variety of formats including powders, tablets, capsules, and nutritional bars.
  • Hands on style – will be actively working on product prototypes in a lab setting.
  • Evaluate and improve samples based on sensory analysis and feedback.
  • Manage multiple projects and provide detailed updates and status reports.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements :

The candidate should have a bachelor’s degree in food or nutritional sciences and 1 to 3 years of demonstrated experience in product development. The candidate should have working knowledge of sports nutrition supplements and ingredients. The candidate must be a self-starter, a team-player with effective problem solving skills; have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be able to use Microsoft Office. The candidate should have a bias for action and be deadline driven.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

Required experience:

  • food science: 1 year

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