NPD Technologist

Permanent

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.

The primary purpose of this role is to support the NPD and Process Improvement functions out rapidly growing vitamin and supplement company. 

This is a hands-on development and redevelopment role for formulations appropriate for relevant markets.

This is to meet the growth targets into new and existing markets, and to facilitate manufacturing targets through the continuous improvement of formulations

The key functions of this role are: 

  • 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

Day to day responsibilities include (but not limited to):

  • Development of regulatory compliant formulas and testing specifications for customers, across a range of markets
  • Redevelopment of current formulations to meet continuous improvement initiatives
  • Evaluation of new raw materials for compliance and suitability for the range
  • Generation, management and approval of packaging, nutrition, allergen information and other required technical information
This is a high energy role, which requires the ability to communicate across all levels of the business, internally and externally. 
 

You must have a good eye for detail, be a good team player and a problem solver also.

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. 

Apply today - as this role is immediate

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

Rachael 
Superior Personnel
0508 SUPERIOR
REF: RMSVIT

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