Director of Formulation

  • Location: Vancouver
  • Posting Date: January 11, 2019
  • Job Order ID: 145633.1
  • Consultant: Jeff Danis
  • Industry: Manufacturing
DIRECTOR OF PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

Our client, a leading manufacturer of supplements and other health related products is looking to hire a Director of Product Development. Reporting to the Ownership group, you will be responsible for establishing the strategic direction of the formulation department. In this role, you will work with cross functional teams driving innovative new products and reformulations to the existing product mix. This growing company's mission is to contribute to the lives of its customer, employees, suppliers and the community in a sustainable manner. As an integral part of the management team, you will provide senior technical expertise and represent the department in innovation.

Responsibilities:
  • Manage the Formulation Department; hiring, goal setting and training.
  • Establish Formulation development strategy and operating model.
  • Lead development meetings and process improvements within the production teams.
  • Ensure all work processes comply with appropriate regulatory guidelines.
  • Demonstrate technical project management and project leadership experience.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor degree or diploma in food science, Chemical Engineering or Pharmacy.
  • Proven track record of delivering innovative new product launches.
  • Experience working with global drug development and registration requirements.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Works well in team environments.
  • Detail oriented, strong organizational and project management Skills
  • Good listening and strong verbal and written communication skills are essential for this role.
If this sounds a role that interests you, please send your resume to jeff@macdonaldsearchgroup.com and we look forward to meeting you.