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Technical Document Specialist
Threshold Enterprises - Scotts Valley, CA


Help us expand our non-GMO and vegan dietary supplement lines. Are you knowledgeable and passionate about non-GMO’s? Are you interested in cutting edge new dietary supplements? Do you like the idea of getting paid to research a non-GMO/vegan supply chain? Does working as part of a multidisciplinary team to bring non-GMO and vegan products to market sound appealing? If you’ve answered yes to these questions, send us your resume and let’s talk about you joining the Research and Development team at Threshold Enterprises.

Specific Job Duties:
Documentation Responsibilities: The Technical Document Specialist (TDS) will manage the investigation process of identifying Threshold’s supply chain as non-GMO and/or vegan. The TDS will create, refine, update and store documentation; manage processes and coordinate with all necessary departments as relating to the identification of non-GMO/vegan materials. Research resources for these documents may include, but are not limited to, material supplier contact, internet databases and technical documents/books.

Project Coordination: The TDS will work in conjunction with both in house resources and out of house material suppliers to identify non-GMO/vegan materials in the formulations of existing products. The TDS will need to contact material suppliers and coordinate with multiple departments throughout the documentation process. The TDS will assist the Non-GMO Team in tracking, expediting, and facilitating the materials/formulations for non-GMO labeling.

Communication Responsibilities: The TDS will support the department in all details pertaining to the determination, identification and development of our non-GMO/vegan product lines. The TDS will interface with multiple departments and material suppliers to identify and document the non-GMO/vegan materials. The TDS will provide ongoing support for the non-GMO/vegan lines for R&D, sales, marketing, QC, and purchasing.

Perform all other tasks assigned by Threshold Management.

Minimum Qualifications Required:
B.A. or B.S. degree

High level of organization.

Positive attitude, team player, excellent communication skills.

Experience with Microsoft Office.

Skills and/or Training Desired :
B.S. in Nutrition, Food Science, Physiology, Biology, Chemistry or related field preferred.

Interest and experience with dietary supplements or herbalism.

Knowledge of non-GMO and vegan issues, labeling initiatives and regulations.

Familiarity with the Non-GMO Project; understanding of the Non-GMO Project Standards a plus.

Knowledge of the therapeutic uses of nutrition and botanicals.

Experience in the food supplement industry or post undergraduate coursework in nutrition, food science or botanicals.

To Apply For This Position

Send your resume to:
Threshold Enterprises, Ltd.

Attention Human Resources

23 Janis Way

Scotts Valley CA 95066

fax (831) 461-1288

Applications are available in building 23 Janis Way in Scotts Valley.

Threshold Enterprises is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Established in 1978, Threshold Enterprises is a well known national nutritional supplements distributor and manufacturer of award winning Source Naturals® and Planetary Herbals™ brands. The company's brands are sold through more than 7,000 store Health Food Store and internet channels. The company has grown significantly through exceptional channel relationships, product innovation and the reputation of its brands for potency, quality and value. Threshold Enterprises is one of Santa Cruz County's larger employers, with over 600 employees.


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