Development Specialist: Food and Supplements
Universal Nutrition 3 reviews
- New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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
Duties and Responsibilities :
Work under the direction of
the product management team to deliver quality products in selected
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
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