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Product Development Specialist  

Description

Why Nutranext LLC

The Nutranext family of brands includes nutritional supplement industry leaders Rainbow Light, Natural Vitality, Stop Aging Now, Champion Performance, Nutri-Health, True Health, Vitamin Resource Products, Health Resources, Blessed Herbs and Sedona Labs. With our headquarters in Sunrise, Florida, our Global Innovation Center in Santa Cruz, California, and locations in Arizona, Maryland, and Texas, Nutranext provides opportunities for career growth and personal development.

At Nutranext, we are committed to investing in our employees' physical, emotional, mental and spiritual wellbeing. The symbolism is in our name and products. We provide opportunities and incentives to encourage learning; we create high quality products to enhance and promote a healthy life style and ongoing wellness; we offer excellent employee benefits to ensure that our employees take pride in where they work; we offer a well-equipped gym and other facilities that encourage employees to move physically and stay fit; we design working environments that are safe, comfortable, and appealing to work in; and lastly, we are built on a culture that encourages healthy communities, sustainability and environmental longevity. Come join our brands and grow with us!

Our Team:

Under the supervision of the Senior Manager, Formulation, the Formulation Specialist III is a fully participating member of the Research & Development (R&D) team. The Formulation Specialist III supports the development and maintenance of the formulation process from concept to fulfillment and provides technical assistance and Company process coordination through the concept, price quoting, testing, production, label development, label review and marketing-related phases. Works closely and effectively with Company departments and staff.

What you will be doing:

Essential Functions:

  • With highest level of accuracy, maintains formula sheets and costing structures on formulation and/or reformulation to support R&D.

  • Inputs data and formulas to SAP Q&E module, submits to quote, pilot & tracks timely securing thereof.

  • Assures accuracy and completeness of all formula sheets

  • Performs special projects to increase synergy and efficiencies between R&D and other departments.

  • Supports Formulation leadership by completing initial data search during new product development.

  • Works closely with Florida-based Production, Costing and Business Operations staff through all phases of product development.

  • Works effectively with raw materials vendors on sourcing and documentation needs.

  • Researches new material options.

  • Supports research evaluation as assigned to maintain and improve product
  • Documents and maintains product files for formulas, reformulations, samples and pilots.

  • Supports all phases of the end to end innovation process, from product development to project launch.

  • Exercises quality assurance to maintain GMP compliant documentation across all product lines.

  • Supports writing of technical “white papers” on all product formulations for documentation of research-based and supportive product benefits.

  • Supports training and communication events online and in-market, as needed.

  • Supports Marketing and Education Teams in development and/or vetting of product related training and sales materials.

  • Assures accurate market content.

  • Facilitate formulation tasks across corporate ERP and Service Management platforms.

What you bring to the team:

Required Education and Experience:

  • ? Bachelor’s degree with a strong scientific background.
  • ? 5-7 years’ professional support experience.
  • ? 2-5 years’ experience in natural products, nutrition, food technology or health-related field.
  • ? Demonstrated project management, math and teamwork abilities.
  • ? Significant experience with SAP software, data entry and QC.
  • ? Expert user of Microsoft Excel and linked data spreadsheets. Highly proficient with MS Word and

Contact Information:

For more information please visit our career page at www.nutranext.net

Nutranext LLC formerly Nature’s Products Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We are proud to share that we have been the recipient of the following awards for Wellness:

  • Healthiest Employer of South Florida Nominee 2014 (Med Company)

  • Healthiest Employer of South Florida Winner 2015 (Med Company)

  • Healthiest Employer of South Florida Winner 2016 (Med Company)

  • Healthiest Employer of Bay Area Winner 2016 (Small Company)

  • Healthiest Employer of The Valley in Arizona (Small Company)

  • American Heart Association Gold Fit Friendly Award 2015

  • American Heart Association Platinum Fit Friendly 2016

  • American Heart Association Innovative Work Place 2016

  • Worksite Wellness Award 2015 for Miami Dade Consortium (Med Company)

  • Worksite Wellness Award 2017 for Miami Dade Consortium (Med Company)

Best Health & Wellness Program 2017 - Excellence in HR Awards (Miami Chamber

 
Position Requirements  
Shift -not applicable-  
Location Santa Cruz, CA  
Number of Openings 1  
Open Date 4/25/2018  
Req Number PRO-18-00001  
Shift  
Salary  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer.  

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