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R&D Senior Technologist

Company: Traditional Medicinals
Location: Rohnert Park
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Summary: Traditional Medicinals is seeking a talented team member with experience in the field of product development and process engineering to lead our portfolio of product renovation projects, support international product expansion, and troubleshoot quality and manufacturing issues. S/he will optimize our dietary supplement and food formulations, collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless transition of formulations from bench to manufacturing, work with agility to support on-going business needs, and complete projects on time and within budget. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Business Alignment Align with Traditional Medicinals--- vision, mission, purpose, and innovation strategy. Work with passion, collaboration, and dedication to delivering business results. Prioritize projects and activities with supervisor as business needs evolve. Learn and share best practices to expand R&D competencies. Cultivate a culture of trust, transparency, and accountability to build an effective team. Project Leadership Inspire a sense of shared purpose within the cross-functional project team. Work well under pressure, changes, and complexity. Complete projects on time and within budgets to drive business results. As product renovator, work cross-functionally to develop project scopes, deliverables, resources, timelines, reformulate products in partnership with Herbal Formulator and Regulatory, and Quality to address herb supply shortage, herb quality variability, and improve consumer product experiences. Additionally, you will update product specifications and technical labeling, and participate in pilot trials. As process technologist, troubleshoot quality and manufacturing issues; design experimental trials; evaluate the quality of new packaging materials; investigate relevance of new technologies to the business. As technical coordinator for international product expansion, coordinate x-functional technical activities and create technical labeling. Develop policies and procedures as needed within area of responsibility. Monitor on-going projects to assure project objectives are being met and that timelines are being adhered to. Update supervisor and team on project progress, findings, and challenges weekly and as needed. Minimum Requirements : Experience: 10 year experience in product development. Extensive experience in food manufacturing processes and/or process engineering. Experience in project management. Experience in dietary supplement products. Education: BS in chemistry, food science and processing, or related scientific discipline. MS/PhD, Engineering certification, PMP certification, and/or Herbal training a plus. Knowledge: Excellent knowledge in food product development Good knowledge in sensory evaluation Good knowledge of good manufacturing practices (cGMP) and regulations for dietary supplements (DSHEA). Knowledge of herbalism a plus Knowledge of packaging engineering a plus Skills & Abilities: Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills. Excellent organization, prioritization, and time management skills. Ability to facilitate and collaborate cross functional teams. Must be self-motivated, team-oriented, and results-driven. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office computer skills. Travel Requirements (if any) Able to travel up to 10%. Physical/Mental Requirements : Ability to read, analyze and interpret business documents Ability to communicate via speech, writing and hearing with employees, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community This is primarily a desk job with constant sitting and keyboarding. Must be able to sit and type in an ergonomically correct position Must be able to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms Occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to focus. Work Environment : Employee works in a busy administrative office with moderate noise as well as visiting other offices, warehouses, production environments and external partner sites. Powered by JazzHR 49aIvzC6W9

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