R&D Team Leader, Nutraceuticals in Elizabeth NJ

CPS, Inc. (Food & Beverage Division)
R&D Team Leader, Nutraceuticals
Job ID: 
Elizabeth NJ
Not Specified
Job Types:
Director/VP R&D, R&D/Product Dev Manager
Employment Type:
Full Time

R&D Team Leader, Nutraceuticals

The R&D Team Leader, Nutraceuticals will have the following responsibilities:

  • Leading Nutritional supplement formulation and product development and technical service
  • Representing R&D in the Nutraceutical Business Unit leadership team
  • Managing and coaching a team of incredible scientists and technicians in internal and external development projects
  • Acting as a hands on “player-coach” in lab work and manufacturing plant trials
  • Supporting Nutraceutical sales team by creating trusted partnerships with customers by sharing insights and engaging them in joint problem-solving projects
  • Identifying and designing nutritional supplement formulation prototypes, developing custom formulated systems based on customer, patent, scientific and business needs and perspectives
  • Functioning as a technical partner to manufacturing, quality and regulatory departments
  • Driving projects from concept to commercialization

Technical Qualifications:

  • BS plus 15 years or MS plus 10 years directly relevant experience in the nutritional supplement formulation and related field
  • Expert knowledge of nutritional formulation development, functional food ingredients and excipients / food additives
  • Proven track record of success in research, development and commercialization of nutritional supplement formulations and products
  • Exciting opportunity for a hands-on leader who has experience in nutraceutical formulation, ingredients and powder processing technologies such as mixing, granulation, spray drying, fluid bed and roller compaction processing
  • Nutraceutical experience and knowledge in processed and dietary supplement formulation and processing / manufacturing
  • Established industry expert with network and recognition in the nutraceutical industry and scientific community
  • The ability to lead, mentor and motive others.  This is a role for a motivated person with proven people management and leadership skills
  • Excellent communication and organizational capabilities required
  • Ability to travel up to 30%

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Jeff Fee at jfee@cps4jobs.com.

JO:  735.22JF

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