Research and Development
Barlean's Organic Oils
Service: 800-445-3529 or
4936 Lake Terrell Rd. Ferndale, WA 98248
WORLD'S FRESHEST - BEST TASTING The family owned and operated company
produces the finest and freshest organic flaxseed oil, Fresh Catch fish oil,
green food supplements and other premium essential fatty acid products.
Considered the world’s premier manufacturer of high quality, unrefined &
unfiltered flaxseed oil, and pharmaceutical grade, ultra-purified Fresh Catch
fish oils, Barlean’s products have met
international acclaim with leading nutrition authorities, doctors and health
consecutive Vity Award winner for #1 EFA's
consecutive Vity Award winner for Best Green Food
Natural Choice Award- Best Specialty Supplement
Swirl- voted Best Product of the Year and Best New Product
- Gold Medal-
Taster’s Choice Award
- Gold Medal-
American Masters of Taste awards
- #1 Health
Food Store Brand for Consumer Satisfaction- Consumer Lab
Manufacturer of the Year
& Kid's Omega Burst
Olive Leaf Brevail
and more ...
EFA Products, Contract Manufacturing, Omega-3 Products, Gelatin Encapsulation
4936 Lake Terrell Rd Ferndale,
WA 98248 United
Health, Wellness and Fitness
and Development Technologist
Director of Research and Development
Technologist is responsible for developing new products for Dietary
Supplement from bench top through scale up and production. The individual in
this position will need to work effectively both independently and as a team
member. This position is responsible for formula and process development and
improvements, as well as product technical support to all departments.
Product line will be powders, capsules, liquids, gelatins and emulsions.
- Bench top Product development:
- Formulate new products for
Branded, Private Label, and International.
- Plan, execute, and document
necessary analytical, stability, and sensory testing
- Source and qualify new raw
- Formulate improved products:
improved sensory, functionality or cost
- Coordinate with outside labs
for analytical testing
- Coordinate scheduling,
purchasing, testing, and follow up for pilots
- Develop and maintain product
transfer protocols ensuring smooth scale-up
- Work with QA and Purchasing to
ensure that appropriate procedures and specifications are in place for
- Source, qualify, and recommend
appropriate production equipment
- Assist Operations in reducing
costs of new product processes, reducing process times and improving
- Provide nutrition labeling
- Support sales, marketing,
customer service with technical expertise
literature/patent/market research when required
- This position may involve
other duties related to product development as required, including, but
not limited to: formula costing, training, writing progress reports,
continuous improvement, and administrative functions.
AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
- Strong communication skills,
both written and verbal. Ability to professionally represent Barlean’s to outside vendors.
- Must have basic understanding
with food processing and food chemistry
- Familiar with label reviewing
process based on CFR
- Experienced in Medical Foods is
- Familiarity with FDA Dietary
Supplement codes and regulation
- Experienced in working as a
part of a team
- Proficient in Genesis,
Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
- Skilled in effectively managing
- Ability to work independently,
given clear objectives and outcomes.
- Ability to adapt to changes and
new situations as opportunities for learning and growth
- Ability to collect, organize, synthesize and analyze data; summarize
findings; develop conclusions and recommendations from appropriate data
- Ability to lift, push, and pull
up to 50 pounds unassisted
- Ability to stand, bend, kneel,
and climb stairs
BS in Food
Science or related scientific discipline required. 2 years of R&D experience
in a related industry required.
conditions are normal for a mixed office/manufacturing environment. Work may
require occasional overnight travel to trade shows or other events.
Barlean's Organic Oils is a Drug-Free Workplace. All job offers made to
candidates are conditional upon the successful passing of a drug screen. Barlean's Organic Oils is an Equal Opportunity Employer
and complies with all State and Federal Discrimination laws.
APPLY FOR THIS JOB, PLEASE SEND YOUR RESUME TO: RESUMES@BARLEANS.COM
APPLYING, PLEASE ATTACH A COVER LETTER STATING YOUR SALARY REQUIREMENTS.