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MANAGER, Product Development - TX-San Antonio

Job ID

2013-16478

# of Openings

1

Job Location

US-TX-SAN ANTONIO

More information about this job:

Overview:

Under the direction of the VP, Product Development and the Plant Manager, San Antonio, the Manager of Product Development will focus on expanding our alternative form supplement with a high degree of focus and expertise in the gummy format. This position will work closely with Marketing, Production, Procurement and the manufacturing plant to make great tasting, consumer preferred gummies. He/She will also investigate development & commercialization of other suitable formats for bringing supplements to market. Labs, manufacturing and development capabilities are in San Antonio, TX, the site of NBTY's gummy manufacturing. There will be significant to and interaction with our NY office.

Responsibilities:

  • High degree of scientific expertise
  • Lead our development efforts
  • Work with our manufacturing facility, co-packers and consultants
  • Work in a hands on environment to launch close n line extension and new flavors
  • Work at a strategic level, bringing in new innovative products to the business
  • Evaluate the overall technical competence of the NBTY PD team
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Experience:

  • 5 years experience in food or nutrition industry with experience in confectionery products

·         Bench top, Pilot Plant , Process Scale up to Plant Start-up experience in confections strongly preferred.

  • New product development manager and project management experience
  • Must have experience in a PLM system, MS PowerPoint, Excel, Work and Quark

Education - Certification - Licenses & Registrations:

MS preferred, BS minimum in Food Science, Chemical Engineering or equivalent

Skills:

  • Excellent verbal, written and research skills with a high degree of professionalism
  • Extremely resourceful with a strong attention to detail
  • Capacity to prioritize and juggle projects simultaneously in an extremely fast paced working environment
  • Solution oriented and resolution focused
  • Strong problem solving and creative concept skills
  • Positive attitude with a willingness to take on new challenges
  • Exceptional organization skills

Physical Demands:

N/A

About Us :

NBTY is a leading global vertically integrated manufacturer, marketer and distributor of a broad line of high-quality, value-priced nutritional supplements in the United States and throughout the world. Under a number of NBTY and third party brands, the Company offers over 22,000 products, including products marketed by the Company’s Nature's Bounty®, Vitamin World®, Puritan's Pride®, Holland & Barrett®, Rexall®, Sundown®, MET-Rx®, Worldwide Sport Nutrition®, American Health®, GNC (UK)®, DeTuinen®, LeNaturiste™, SISU®, Solgar®, Good 'n' Natural®, Home Health™, Julian Graves, Ester-C® and Natural Wealth brands.

NBTY offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, which includes tuition reimbursement, health and dental plans, voluntary short-term and long-term disability, daycare subsidy and 401(k).

NBTY is an equal opportunity employer.

Please contact Human Resources at 631-244-2120 if you should need a reasonable accommodation to submit your information for our on-line job postings.

 

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