Director of Product Development Nutraceutical

ProCaps Laboratories - United States3.6

Full-timeEstimated: $100,000 - $140,000 a year
EducationSkillsBenefits

OVERALL JOB PURPOSE

Headquartered in Henderson, Nevada, ProCapsLaboratories. a leading provider of additive-free vitamin supplements, is lookingfor a Director of Product Development. You’ll be responsible for the overall creation, coordination, andexecution of the company’s formulation process of new and existing products.Additionalduties will include working closely with CEO, Research, Process Engineering,Procurement, Production, Quality Assurance (QA), and Quality Control (QC) inmanaging product costs and adherence to formulated specifications.

MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science, Chemistry, or related field; Graduate degree preferred
  • Minimum 10 years of formulations experience in the nutritional supplement industry
  • Conducts business in compliance with the corporation’s Code of Business Conduct
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and procedures
  • Detail oriented and possess strong organization and technical skills
  • Strong leadership, partnership, and collaboration skills
  • Analytical aptitude in order to gather and summarize data for reports, prioritize work and recommend solutions to various production issues; ask clarifying questions to ensure all project requirements are met
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and demonstrated capacity to juggle, organize, and prioritize multiple, competing tasks and demands, and to seek supervisory assistance, as appropriate
  • Capability to re-adjust and re-prioritize goals to meet the ever-changing demands of the projects at hand
  • Tenacious attitude and a strong will to execute and get the job done
  • Working knowledge of computers and aptitude to learn new programs
  • Proficient in MS Office

This position is located in Henderson, NV.(Just outside of Las Vegas, NV). **Relocation assistance is available**
OTHER ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Management:

o Oversight of department’s corporate meeting involvement.

o Department Administration:

§ Accomplish department goals by managingstaff, assigning responsibilities, and monitoring progress

§ Generate protocols and ensure adherence; deviseplan for future action

§ Provide effective leadership and direct thework of subordinates; carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance withthe corporate policies and applicable laws

§ Develop budget

o Contribute to and support the corporatequality initiatives by planning, communicating and encouraging team andindividual contributions toward quality-improvement efforts

Formulations:

o Participate in pre-formulation, formulation,and reformulation of new and existing products

o Lead the department to source high qualityraw materials that meet corporate demands

o Implement pilot scale production andvalidation processes

o Closely work with CEO, QA, Procurement, andProduction to ensure that finished products meet the corporate goal

o Final review and approval of all formulas toinclude: new and existing product Formulations

o Maintain accurate formula costs

o Ensure current raw material and componentcosts are maintained in system

Raw Materials:

o Assist Procurement, QA, and QC in:

§ Manage all raw materials specifications

§ Identify new or improved raw materials

§ Recommended storage of raw materials basedupon usage, material type, and heat sensitivity

§ Review of all raw materials vendors; ensurevendor quality by dealing proactively with vendor non-conformance and providingsuggestions for alternate suppliers

Ad HocProjects:

o Assist CEO on various projects, as assigned

·Contributes toa working environment that allows all employees the opportunity for development,growth, and advancement

·Conductsbusiness in compliance with the corporation’s Code of Business Conduct

·Perform otherduties and responsibilities, as assigned

WORKING CONDITIONS

·Duties areperformed primarily in a smoke-free office environment

BENEFITSAND COMPENSATION

ProCapsLaboratories provides competitive compensation along with a comprehensivebenefits package, which includes medical, dental, vision, life and disabilityinsurance along with a 401K program.

PROCAPS CARBONFOOTPRINT AND CULTURE

Ownedby Andrew Lessman, we are committed to social responsibility, having donatedmore than 5 million bottles of prenatal vitamins to Vitamin Angels; a program createdto reduce maternal and childhood mortality worldwide.

Ourvitamin manufacturing facility is unique not only for the 100% pure supplementsit produces but for the purity of the electric power used to create them. Our roof and adjacent parking structure houseone of the largest private solar energy installations in the world. This natural source of energy is used toproduce all ProCaps products; ProCaps is the only vitamin manufacturingfacility in the world to do this. In alignment with our commitment to theenvironment, we use recycled materials in producing our bottles, labels andpackaging materials.

Please Note: Depending on the volume of interests and submissions, we will only be contacting applicant who meet all of the minimum requirements listed on the job description. Only those applicants who align most closely with our minimum and preferred qualifications will be contacted for an interview. ProCaps Laboratories will retain your application materials for one year and may contact you regarding future opportunities.

We are an equal opportunity employer and valuediversity in our company. We do notdiscriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender,sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Formulation in Nutritional Supplement Industry: 10 years (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Location:

  • USA (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Additional Compensation:

  • Store Discounts
  • Bonuses

Work Location:

  • One location

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Flexible schedule
  • Parental leave
  • Relocation assistance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
  • People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
  • Achievement-oriented -- enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail
  • Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction
  • Innovative -- prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity
  • High stress tolerance -- thrives in a high-pressure environment

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Detail-oriented -- quality and precision-focused
  • Innovative -- innovative and risk-taking
  • Aggressive -- competitive and growth-oriented
  • Outcome-oriented -- results-focused with strong performance culture
  • Stable -- traditional, stable, strong processes
  • People-oriented -- supportive and fairness-focused
  • Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative

Company's website:

  • www.procapslabs.com/careers