Valencia, California Product Development Manager

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  • Requisition Number VALA5258
  • Full Time Full Time - Regular
  • Shift 1st Shift
  • Area of Interest Science & Technology
  • Location Valencia A-VAL-A

Product Development Manager

Valencia, CA

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HELP US BRING THE GIFT OF HEALTH TO LIFE.

Working at Pharmavite is an experience like no other. With a focus on complete nutrition for all, each endeavor is urgent and everyday counts. You'll have the opportunity to work on the #1 selling national vitamin and supplement brand, Nature Made, as well as an exciting portfolio of other products that are shaping the future of the healthy living industry. Consumer-driven innovation, high-quality products, and a promising portfolio, all driven by a team with a shared sense of purpose -- that's Pharmavite. Join us to bring the gift of health to life.

THE ROLE

The Product Development Manager is responsible for developing high-quality supplement products loved by consumers. This role leads the formulation and process development of solid dose supplements from early discovery through commercialization. The Product Development Manager reports to DVP, Product R&D, and manages a team of formulation scientists and technicians.

At Pharmavite, every employee has a stake in bringing the gift of health to life. We never shy away from disruptive innovation and tough challenges, because we're making real nutrition accessible to consumers everywhere in new and different ways. And because we know every nutriment, we make matters, we must make sure each one is just right before we make it ready for use. With this great responsibility comes the satisfaction that your contribution makes a real and significant difference.

Critical contributions this role is counted on to deliver include:

  • Provides technical expertise in the formulation and manufacturing of solid dose supplements to drive the development and commercialization of new products.
  • Partners cross-functionally throughout the development process to ensure the technical, manufacturing, and commercial success of new products.
  • Collaborates with the Innovation team to assess the feasibility of product concepts during early discovery with a "what needs to be true" mindset.
  • Leads a dynamic team of formulation scientists and technicians to deliver against innovation.

THE CANDIDATE

The ideal candidate is an experienced formulation professional with a drive to develop products loved by consumers. You excel at solving the challenging problems, skillfully manage complexity, and have a passion for the development of people.

You'll be most successful in this role if you have:

  • Hands-on product development experience and critical thinking abilities to solve formulation, processing, and stability challenges.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence cross-functionally to overcome challenges and deliver the best business outcome.
  • Proven track record of developing compelling consumer products.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage resources and prioritize to deliver against multiple projects.

It's an exciting time in Pharmavite' s history. After 45 years of leading the healthy living industry with award-winning vitamins and supplements, the company has experienced great success and has gained the trust of consumers, healthcare professionals, and retailers alike. But there's more growth ahead of us than behind us, and for our employees, this translates into opportunity. Our rapidly changing business enables employees to take on new challenges and transform Pharmavite for the future.

To take on these challenges, you'll need to have:

  • Minimum of 5-8 years' experience in leading product development of dietary supplements or pharmaceuticals, including tablets, capsules, soft gels, and powders.
  • Understanding of all aspects of the product development process from bench-top formulation through scale-up and commercialization.
  • Strong project, organizational, and time management skills.
  • Experience leading a team of scientists and technicians is preferred.
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Pharmacy, Food Science, Chemical Engineering, or related science; Master of Science or Ph.D. a plus.

OUR OFFER

Here, career paths aren't predefined, and bureaucratic limitations don't exist -- you can grow, learn from industry pioneers, and develop the way you want to. Pharmavite is investing more in the development of our team -- to help us deliver on our purpose and help you achieve your career aspirations. Our environment is geared to fuel curiosity, encourage experimentation, and generate learning as this is the way we develop ourselves and our organization.

Pharmavite is committed to meeting the needs of our employees and their families with a Total Rewards package that's as comprehensive as the vitamins and supplements we deliver to consumers. With competitive compensation programs and standout benefits, we provide employees with optimal health and well-being as well as peace of mind. These rewards plus our new recognition program ensure employees feel supported both at work and at home.

Visit Pharmavite.com/careers to learn more about our mission and discover an opportunity that's right for you. Health and wellness begin with us.

Pharmavite is an equal employment and affirmative action employer F/M/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status, or any protected status. We do not discriminate in employment based on race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other basis covered by applicable law. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

Disclaimer

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