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  • 525 Okeechobee Boulevard
    Suite 1070
    West Palm Beach, FL 33401

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Research and Development Manager

Ultimate Nutrition Inc. • West Palm Beach, FL

Posted 7 days ago

Job Snapshot

Full-Time
Experience - 3 to 7 years
Degree - 4 Year Degree
Manufacturing, Food
Research
13

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Job Description

Company Description

Ultimate Nutrition, Research and Development Division is a market-leading, product development and research firm focused on providing best-in-class products to the dietary supplement industry. Through innovation and science-based research, the company continually strives to make ground-breaking advancements in the field of general health and sports nutrition by developing cutting-edge product solutions and technologies. Ultimate Nutrition works with major supplement companies, domestically and internationally, while always taking into consideration the needs of the individual consumer, to bring new products to market on a global scale. This privately held company is well-respected, profitable, and growing rapidly.

Position Summary

The Research and Development Manager will be responsible for managing and working alongside the department’s research team in their efforts to identify new ingredients and materials to be used in the development of new products. This position requires significant interdepartmental collaboration to coordinate the various aspects of project development. The R&D Manager will report directly to the Vice President of R&D and will be expected to lead a team in a fast-paced research environment.

Responsibilities

  • Manage product development projects through all stages of the development process, from idea conception to final product delivery

  • Lead research team in discovering new ingredients and technologies that can be used in developing new dietary supplements for sports nutrition

  • Provide concept guidance and work flow direction to members of the research team to ensure development process proceeds efficiently and in a timely manner

  • Collaborate with personnel from various departments using market research to find innovative nutrition-based solutions to formulate and develop new products

  • Perform research on scientific literature and clinical research data to develop scientifically supportable positions and guidance on early concept development

  • Create documentation to validate nutrition information used in nutrition-based promotions and/or advertising of new products

  • Support other tasks, as needed

Job Requirements

Qualifications

  • Required:

  • BS or MS in Sports Nutrition, Life Sciences, or a related discipline

  • Minimum of 3 years of product development experience (supplement industry, food industry, or pharmaceutical industry)

  • Minimum of 3 years project management experience

  • Knowledge of the dietary supplement industry

  • Computer skills (Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Excel)

  • Attention to detail

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communications skills

  • High level of initiative and creativity skills

  • Excellent project management skills

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

 

Travel Requirement:

  • Attend seminars, conferences, clinical trials, trade shows, and events, as required

     

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