Director of Product Development and Technical Services

San Bernardino, CA

Post Date: 07/31/2018 Job ID: 330.18KO Industry: Laboratory - Food & Beverage Pay Rate: 145,000 - 150,000

Director of Product Development and Technical Services

This position will be responsible for directing the development and formulation of solid dose and powder nutraceuticals with a primary focus on 2-piece capsules and all types of powder products including protein and sports nutrition powders.  This position will assist manufacturing to address technical issues and provide technical support as required.

  • Lead the R&D team in the development and formulation of solid dose and powder nutraceuticals
  • Develop and execute plans to improve company profitability and efficiencies
  • Develop new powder and hard gelatin capsule formulations of Vitamin/Mineral Supplements as needed to support business growth while maintaining compliance with company’s SOPs and industry regulations
  • Evaluate alternate and new raw materials to assess morphology, physical characteristics, stability and feasibility of use in manufacturing to include appropriate reports and assessments as needed
  • Provide technical support and leadership to Manufacturing in scaling up lab bench and feasibility experiment to pilot and production scale
  • Provide scientific input as needed to Marketing, Label Compliance, Quality, and Purchasing
  • Write and approve product development proposals and reports including risk assessments and ASL reports as needed
  • Evaluate and revise existing formulations to achieve cost reductions and manufacturing efficiencies as needed
  • Propose corrective action plans to remedy actual or potential quality issues
  • Interact with vendors, suppliers, and technical personnel in order to solve issues or discuss potential new business applications
  • Help address rework issues with Manufacturing by developing rework procedures that in compliance with cGMP’s as needed
  • Provide support to the Marketing, Sales, Manufacturing, Purchasing, and all other departments as needed
  • Willingness to continue to expand current industry knowledge base by attending seminars, trade shows, and conferences where possible
  • Be the technical R&D approver for company’s Oracle ASL requirements
  • Help address rework issues with Manufacturing by developing rework procedures that aren’t in compliance with cGMP’s as needed

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Kristine O’Sullivan at kosullivan@cps4jobs.com.

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Requirements:

  • BS/MS/PhD Food Science or related
  • 10+ years’ experience in the supplement space and strong management experience
  • Power for capsules experience a plus

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Kristine O’Sullivan at kosullivan@cps4jobs.com.

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Kristine O'Sullivan
Sr. Partner

The Food and Beverage Division specializes in the placement of technical professionals in the food and beverage industry from entry level to executive level candidates. I have a talented group of recruiters who specifically source Technical Sales Professionals, Scientists, Regulatory Affairs, Scientific Affairs, Executive Technical professionals, Quality Assurance, Product Development, Technical Service, Nutrition, Analytical and Corporate Chefs. We work on both a contingent basis for professional level searches and retained search for executive level searches. CPS, Inc. has been in the talent recruitment business for 40+ years and we recruit nationwide.


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