NPD Technologist - Vitamins and Supplements


This is to meet new targets into new and existing Markets and to facilitate manufacturing targets with continuous improvement of formulations.

Reporting to the Technical Manager, this is a hands-on role, focusing on the development and redevelopment of new products within the relevant regulatory framework.

Key functions:

  • Physical development of new formulas for quoting
  • Development of regulatory compliant formulas and testing specifications for customers, across a range of markets
  • Redevelopment of current formulations for process improvement
  • Co-ordinate trials as required for new and existing products
  • Evaluation of new raw materials for compliance and suitability for the range
  • Provide correct and compliant technical and regulatory information as required to satisfy the demands of customers and other external stakeholders
  • Sensory development of formulas to achieve acceptable formulas for customers and consumers
  • Generation, management and approval of packaging, nutrition, allergen information and other required information
  • Liaise with key contacts, suppliers, customers and other external parties as required, to ensure that all relevant customer queries are answered
  • Keeping abreast of updated regulations in the Dietary Supplement/Listed medicines and provide technical support in this area

In order to successfully apply the following requirements are needed : 

*Supplement manufacturing industry 

  • A minimum of 2 years hands on experience in product development in Dietary
  • An in-depth understanding of GMP principles
  • Experience with other relevant market regulations for Dietary and supplements/Nutritional products/Complementary Medicines
  • A good understanding of the Australian regulatory scheme for complementary medicines, and how to apply this to testing, formulating, labelling and advertising
  • Adept problem solver, ability to determine root cause.
  • A key communicator, ability to communicate easily across all mediums and with customers as required

** and with all of this, you need a keen eye for detail ....

This role will suit those who have a suitable Science degree qualification (Chemistry, Food Technology, Pharmacy), with a 2+ years development experience in a similar role. 

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Note : Applicants for this position should have NZ residency

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Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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