West Hills, California Sr. Formulator (Tech Op)

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  • Requisition Number WH6054
  • Full Time Full Time - Regular
  • Shift 1st Shift
  • Area of Interest Technical Operations
  • Location West Hills-WH

Senior Formulator (Tech Op)

West Hills, CA

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Working at Pharmavite is an experience like no other. With a focus on complete nutrition for all, each endeavor is urgent and every day 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 Sr. Formulator is responsible for maximizing customer value by enhancing existing formulas and understanding supply chain inputs to ensure reliable, repeatable product. This role supports all delivery forms -- Gummy, Soft Gel & Tablets. The Sr. Formulator reports to Manager -- Tech Ops Value Insights.

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 nutrient, we make matters, we have to 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 will deliver:

  • Alternate material qualification.
  • Raw and bulk material risk mitigation.
  • Optimization of existing products to ensure right first time production.
  • Consulting on technical transfer and new product development projects.
  • Margin enhancement through formulation and alternate materials.

The ideal candidate is driven by aggressively pursuing simplification and has an ability to identify opportunities that they can work to implement. You can tie daily activities to broader initiatives, deliver results and work well cross-functionally in a quick moving environment.

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

  • A healthy dissatisfaction of non-value added activities and a passion for finding and implementing creative solutions to maximize value.
  • Demonstrate significant ownership of raw material portfolio through value analysis and implementation of improvements to enhance customer value.
  • An analytical and continuous improvement mindset that leverages data to draw insights and maximize business impact.
  • Are a persuasive individual, capable of leveraging your credibility to appeal to both technical and non-technical business partners.
  • Demonstrate a high level of subject matter expertise in formulation and can influence internal and external groups to implement improvements and drive resolution.

It's an exciting time in Pharmavite's history. After 50 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.

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

  • Comprehensive knowledge and practical experience with product/process development, processing laboratory techniques and regulatory requirements and a firm foundation in chemistry, mathematics, pharmaceutics and/or food science.
  • Proficient in oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong project management and organizational skills -- demonstrated technical problem solving ability.
  • Ability to apply Continuous Improvement and/or Value Methodology concepts as it relates to raw and bulk materials.
  • Proven interpersonal skills to positively affect results of cross-functional and internal teams. Highly motivated and efficient to drive measurable results.


Here, career paths aren't predefined and bureaucratic limitations don't exist -- you have the opportunity to 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 home.

Join Us:

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.


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications of employees assigned to this job.

Where permitted by applicable law, as of December 1, 2021 all candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by date of hire to be considered for all US-based jobs if not already employed by Pharmavite. Proof of vaccination will be required at hire.