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Sr. Manager Nutrition Research and Development

Arbonne
Irvine, CA 92618
  • Job Code
    119299776

Why You're Here



If you love being at the cutting-edge of new products and thrive at exploring new and different ways to approach customer needs, if you want to drive breakthrough nutritional product innovations then we want you!



What You'll Be Doing



The Senior Manager of Nutrition R&D will oversee technology development, product development and execution for the Nutrition category while helping to establish Arbonne as a Center of Excellence in sustainable plant-based nutrition sciences and industry best practices.

On our team you will continue moving our organization to even larger levels of innovation and new product development.

  • Manages the Nutrition R&D team, driving and leading concept research in collaboration with the Marketing team.
  • Guides management of department projects through third-party manufacturers to develop viable products through technology development, formulation, scale-up, and production.
  • Ensures adherence and compliance to Arbonne ingredient policies and requirements, FDA cGMPs for food and dietary supplements, and other global regulations.
  • Creates new product concepts, prototypes, products and leads establishment of product specifications for all new nutrition products in support of innovation strategy, product positioning and competitiveness, and regulatory compliance.
  • Works in collaboration with Procurement and Supply Chain to create and maintain strong partnerships with best in class raw material manufacturers, flavor houses, and other third-party manufacturers.
  • Manages product development and formulation using internal and external resources, timelines and deadlines.
  • Works with Marketing, Project Management and cross-functional teams to ensure timely and proactive commercial delivery of all products and discovery activities in alignment with strategic vision and launch plan.
  • Establishes and refines processes that will speed the product development process and provide continuous improvement to product quality and sustainability.
  • Develops programs, in collaboration with external partners for new ingredients and delivers improved solutions against identified unmet consumer needs and global trends.
  • Works with Regulatory, Legal and Claims Substantiation team-leaders to establish scientific and marketing-supportive product claims.
  • Ensure integration of claims and marketing story into development of new products; inclusion of scientifically substantiated active ingredients that will support marketing story and claims.
  • Works closely with Nutrition Marketing team on consumer insights to effectively understand consumer needs and translates needs into working technology models of success.
  • Build Nutrition R&D team and works to elevate the scientific capabilities of the organization.
  • Explore Nutrition 3rd party certification trends and alternatives to help support Arbonne Marketing position.
  • Keep up on industry issues and trends around certification, Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs), Non-Government Organizations (NGOs), and new consumer trend areas.
  • Perform additional duties as required.
  • Each employee is responsible for raising awareness of our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility and should actively participate in activities and initiatives which are designed to have a positive impact on the environment and local communities.
  • As a people leader of a purpose driven company you are responsible for establishing personal social and environmental goals and ensuring each of your direct reports have individual social and environmental goals.
<h3><strong>Why You're Here</strong></h3> <br /><br /> <p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;">If you love being at the cutting-edge of new products and thrive at exploring new and different ways to approach customer needs, if you want to drive breakthrough nutritional product innovations then we want you! </span></p> <br /><br /> <h3><strong>What You'll Be Doing</strong></h3> <br /><br style="margin: 0px;" /><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">The Senior Manager of Nutrition R&D will oversee technology development, product development and execution for the Nutrition category while helping to establish Arbonne as a Center of Excellence in sustainable plant-based nutrition sciences and industry best practices. </span> <p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">On our team you will continue moving our organization to even larger levels of innovation and new product development. </span></p> <p style="margin: 0px;"> </p> <ul> <li style="margin-bottom: 8.0pt;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Manages the Nutrition R&D team, driving and leading concept research in collaboration with the Marketing team. </span></li> <li style="margin-bottom: 8.0pt;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Guides management of department projects through third-party manufacturers to develop viable products through technology development, formulation, scale-up, and production. </span></li> <li style="margin-bottom: 8.0pt;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Ensures adherence and compliance to Arbonne ingredient policies and requirements, FDA cGMPs for food and dietary supplements, and other global regulations.</span></li> <li style="margin-bottom: 8.0pt;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Creates new product concepts, prototypes, products and leads establishment of product specifications for all new nutrition products in support of innovation strategy, product positioning and competitiveness, and regulatory compliance.</span></li> <li style="margin-bottom: 8.0pt;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Works in collaboration with Procurement and Supply Chain to create and maintain strong partnerships with best in class raw material manufacturers, flavor houses, and other third-party manufacturers. </span></li> <li style="margin-bottom: 8.0pt;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Manages product development and formulation using internal and external resources, timelines and deadlines.</span></li> <li style="margin-bottom: 8.0pt;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Works with Marketing, Project Management and cross-functional teams to ensure timely and proactive commercial delivery of all products and discovery activities in alignment with strategic vision and launch plan. </span></li> <li style="margin-bottom: 8.0pt;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Establishes and refines processes that will speed the product development process and provide continuous improvement to product quality and sustainability. </span></li> <li style="margin-bottom: 8.0pt;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Develops programs, in collaboration with external partners for new ingredients and delivers improved solutions against identified unmet consumer needs and global trends. </span></li> <li style="margin-bottom: 8.0pt;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Works with Regulatory, Legal and Claims Substantiation team-leaders to establish scientific and marketing-supportive product claims. </span></li> <li style="margin-bottom: 8.0pt;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Ensure integration of claims and marketing story into development of new products; inclusion of scientifically substantiated active ingredients that will support marketing story and claims. </span></li> <li style="margin-bottom: 8.0pt;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Works closely with Nutrition Marketing team on consumer insights to effectively understand consumer needs and translates needs into working technology models of success. </span></li> <li style="margin-bottom: 8.0pt;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Build Nutrition R&D team and works to elevate the scientific capabilities of the organization. </span></li> <li style="margin-bottom: 8.0pt;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Explore Nutrition 3<sup>rd</sup> party certification trends and alternatives to help support Arbonne Marketing position. </span></li> <li style="margin-bottom: 8.0pt;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Keep up on industry issues and trends around certification, Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs), Non-Government Organizations (NGOs), and new consumer trend areas.</span></li> <li style="margin-bottom: 8.0pt;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Perform additional duties as required. </span></li> <li style="margin-bottom: 8.0pt;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Each employee is responsible for raising awareness of our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility and should actively participate in activities and initiatives which are designed to have a positive impact on the environment and local communities. </span></li> <li style="margin-bottom: 8.0pt;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">As a people leader of a purpose driven company you are responsible for establishing personal social and environmental goals and ensuring each of your direct reports have individual social and environmental goals.</span></li> </ul> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/X7lwwQF2w7oMslR4un4ly"> <br/><br/><h3><strong>What You Need</strong></h3> <br /> <ul> <li style="margin-bottom: 8.0pt;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Required Bachelor's degree in Food Science, Nutrition, Chemistry, or related science degree. Advanced degree in nutrition or medical science, Integrative MD or ND highly desired.</span></li> <li style="margin-bottom: 8.0pt;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">8+ years nutraceutical industry experience. </span></li> <li style="margin-bottom: 8.0pt;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Expertise in vitamins/minerals, nutritional supplements, botanicals, and functional foods.</span></li> <li style="margin-bottom: 8.0pt;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Expertise in product development experience in the commercial development of new consumer health or nutritional products or technologies. </span></li> <li style="margin-bottom: 8.0pt;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Experience with Ithos, Agile and/or Oracle systems preferred </span></li> <li style="margin-bottom: 8.0pt;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Experience identifying emerging technology trends </span></li> <li style="margin-bottom: 8.0pt;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Must be able to research, interpret and report on subject matter to both a technical and non-technical audience </span></li> <li style="margin-bottom: 8.0pt;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Ability to synthesize business needs and concepts into a cohesive Product Development Strategy </span></li> <li style="margin-bottom: 8.0pt;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Proven Leadership, Communication and Collaboration skills. </span></li> <li style="margin-bottom: 8.0pt;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Strong business and analytical skills, financial acumen </span></li> <li style="margin-bottom: 8.0pt;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Ability to function in a fast-paced environment </span></li> <li style="margin-bottom: 8.0pt;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Detail oriented and able to manage and organize numerous projects. </span></li> <li style="margin-bottom: 8.0pt;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Extremely comfortable in Microsoft Office </span></li> <li style="margin-bottom: 8.0pt;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Strong written and oral communication skills</span></li> <li style="margin-bottom: 8.0pt;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Commitment to model and live out our Core Values (Accountability, Community, Innovation and Courage) and a positive mindset are critical for success and should reflect in everything you do.</span></li> </ul> <p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Arbonne International is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin/ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military/veteran status, marital status, disability status or any other basis prohibited by law. At Arbonne International it's about each person bringing passion and skills to a dynamic and inclusive workplace!</span></p><p>PI119299776</p>

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Posted: 2020-03-24 Expires: 2020-04-24

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