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Director of Research & Development

Job Tracking ID: 512292-424672

Location: Austin, TX

Job Type: Full-Time/Regular

Date Updated: September 16, 2013

 

 

Job Description:

TITLE: Director of Research and Development

FLSA STATUS: Exempt, Salaried

Join the management team of Genesis Today!
Department head of Genesis Todays Research and Development directs the department in the following functions.

Research & Development

         Research new product concepts and new ingredients.

         Formulation and Formulation rationale.

         Gather all technical, historic and scientific information on all new products.

         Develop new products; formulations, type (capsules, liquids, powders, etc.), taste, smell, color, sweetness, solubility, etc.

Sourcing

         Research and identify, evaluate and secure contracts with growers, farmers, co-ops, and other appropriate raw material suppliers. Some travel will be required in order to complete this part of the job responsibilities.

         Sourcing other Non Noni, Goji, Mangosteen, Acai raw materials from standard suppliers.

Testing Current and New Products

         Developing simple and basic product efficiency.

         Testing logs and diaries for the purpose of testing our products to determine if they produce the results that we are promising.

         Running all third party independent laboratory analysis on all Genesis Todayproducts.

         Competitive analysis.

Manufacturing and Co-Pack Management

         Oversee all aspects (except purchasing) of Genesis Todays contract manufacturing, co‑packaging and bottling.

         Oversee and make sure all manufacturers are following our strict guidelines and protocols and that our formulas and products are not being compromised.

         Spot check and audit each party a minimum of twice yearly.

Technical Advisor

         Research and answer customer questions.

         Train all appropriate work force on technical questions and other features of our products.

         Conduct seminars, trainings, television and radio interviews/shows and any other public events.

About Genesis Today:
Working for Genesis Today is a once in a lifetime opportunity. Recognized as the world leader in Superfruits and Superfoods, the company produces the finest, purest, wild-harvested liquid nutritional supplements, healthy juices, healthy snacks, and healthy ready-to-drink teas on the planet. With offices around the world and products available through the country's leading retailers like Whole Foods, Sams Club, Wal-Mart, HEB, Walgreens, and many more fine retail establishments. Genesis Today is one of the fastest growing companies in the country. Inc. Magazine has acknowledged the companys incredible growth by ranking Genesis Today as the 4th fastest growing company in the massive health care industry.

Environment:

Genesis Today takes pride in producing the finest, most efficacious Superfruit and Superfood products in the world. Every Genesis Today Superfruit product delivers our customers a therapeutic level of Superfruits that produce a definite effect. We also take pride in our people and preserving mother Earth. Our company is green, deals with fair trade farmers, practices sustainable farming and our ingredients are organic and/or wild-harvested. Our offices use all non-toxic materials in our buildings and all of the windows in our offices open to allow fresh air to fill the workspace.

While we have a casual dress code, we maintain a professional environment. Our company values creativity, honesty, dedication, good old-fashioned hard work and recognition for exceptional results. Everyone has the chance to succeed at Genesis Today as demonstrated by several entry level people who have been promoted to senior level managers and are now owners in this fine Corporation.

Our Commitment:

Genesis Today offers a competitive compensation plan, including paid vacation and many other benefits, not to mention a great working environment and wonderful colleagues. At Genesis Today were dedicated to helping you achieve your personal and professional goals. See a place of exciting challenges and rewards. See a place where youll feel empowered. See a place filled with creativity and unlimited opportunity. See yourself here. Genesis Today is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Experience and Skills:

         BS Degree in Food Science or Technical field required.

         5+ years experience in nutrition supplement formulation and production including ingredient sourcing from suppliers and working with manufacturers

         Experience with functional liquids and/or beverages is required and juice experience is highly desirable

         Development of proprietary formulations and other intellectual properties is highly desirable

         Self-motivated and productive as well as a strong team player

         The ability to personally perform in each of the above areas of responsibility

         6 to 10 years prior experience in position of management

         Positive, professional attitude and demeanor

         Ability to maintain absolute confidentiality and exercise sound judgment

         Excellent prior employment tenure and tireless work ethic

         Intermediate to advanced level Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook

         Strong multi-tasking ability, ability to prioritize and ability to work under pressure in fast paced, rapidly changing environment

         Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail and deadlines to the point of being a perfectionist

         Impeccable interpersonal skills and ability to deal with delicate/difficult situations and/or personalities with diplomacy and tact

         Ability to work independently and within a team environment

         Excellent communication skills (both written and oral)

         Ability to positively and effectively interact with all levels of staff

         The desire and ability to exemplify Genesis Todays mission, vision and values

Additional Information:

Job Level: Management

Number of Openings: 1

Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years

Level of Education: BA/BS

Starting Date : ASAP

 

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