Valencia, California Associate Formulator

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  • Requisition Number VALA6114
  • Full Time Full Time - Regular
  • Shift 1st Shift
  • Area of Interest Science & Technology
  • Location Valencia A-VAL-A

Associate Formulator

Valencia, CA


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 Associate Formulator is responsible for supporting formulation, product/process development, scale up of dietary supplement dosage forms, and sensory tests. This role supports innovation and research projects to deliver on consumer needs. The Associate Formulator reports to Sr. Manager, Product Research.

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 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 is counted on to deliver include:

  • Developing formulations and processes to support new pipeline projects and new product launches, with guidance from senior staff members
  • Collaborating with formulators and technicians, conducting benchtop and pilot batches, writing batch records, raw material specifications, stability protocols and summary reports.
  • Developing new product physical test methods, write SOP's and other related technical documents.
  • Supporting internal sensory evaluations and analyzing evaluation results


The ideal candidate is a collaborative and self-motivated formulator who can apply learnings to create new products that connect to consumers.

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

  • Firm foundation in chemistry, mathematics, pharmaceutics and/or food science
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of product development or manufacturing processes and quality requirements

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:

  • Bachelor's degree or its equivalent in Chemistry, Pharmacy, Chemical Engineering, Food Science or other relevant Science degree
  • 0-1 years of relevant experience
  • Experience running literature searches and reviews
  • Excellent oral and written communicate skills
  • Ability to travel up to 15% of the time


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.

Visit to learn more about our mission and discover an opportunity that's right for you. Health and wellness begins with us.

Pharmavite is an equal opportunity employer. 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.


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.