Science & Technology Sr. Manager


Northridge, CA

ID: 7054262
Posted: November 12, 2018
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

You are passionate about health & wellness and crave for the opportunity to make a real impact in people's lives. You have an entrepreneurial spirit, who likes to challenge the status quo, envision new possibilities and develop alternative ways of solving consumer needs. You have breath of expertise in your field, but often your big contributions come from your ability to see the big picture.

Pharmavite is looking for innovation leaders like you. It's an amazing time to join Pharmavite as we continue shaping the future of nutrition with the purpose of bringing the gift of health to life. To accelerate our innovation efforts, we are looking for a Science and Technology, Sr. Manager to join our internal start-up innovation team responsible for developing game-changing innovation solutions for Pharmavite.

The Science and Technology, Sr. Manager, serves as the Science and Technology leader within the innovation team and the connector with the technical experts in Science and Technology team (product research and development, packaging R&D, nutrition science, scientific affairs, etc.) and with external experts to develop and deliver projects that will transform the category. Involved in innovation from the start of the idea through market launch and proof-of-concept. The conduit and facilitator for what is possible, while leveraging SMEs within adjacent departments for consumer and technical expertise.

What You Bring:
•Strong discovery skills, particularly questioning, observing and experimenting
•Experience working in highly entrepreneurial or start-up environment is required
•R&D generalist with product development and scientific research experience
•Customer empathizer, with curiosity to understand the consumer needs and expectations and relate that with relevant technologies
•Scientific generalist who has ability to translate the market to the scientist and vice versa
•Able to work in complex and unpredictable scenarios, and create solutions for complex problems
•A proven passion for science as a business with interest and understanding of the business side of innovation
•Experience navigating large organizations for speed
•Ability to influence and engage people in complex ideas
•Actively collaborate and build high performing work relationships within the team and with the broader Science and Technology function
•Proven success in creating, developing and launching innovation in market
•Requires a four year college or university degree or its equivalent in Food Science, Chemistry or other related science degree
•Requires a minimum of 8 years business experience after college, with a minimum of 4 years in innovation-related roles. CPG, Vitamin and Supplements, or OTC Pharmaceutical experience is required
•Experience working with nutrition science projects are preferred

We are proud to offer:

We aspire to nurture a culture of inclusion that enables and encourages all of our employees to thrive. Bringing the gift of health to life begins with all of us.
Here are a few ways we do that:
•Competitive salary with a bonus program
•Eligibility for our benefits on your first day of employment (medical, dental vision)
•An opportunity to be part of a health/wellness organization
•Annual wellness discounts
•401K with company matching
•Educational assistance
•Monthly free products
•11 paid holidays per year
•An opportunity to work with passionate people who care deeply about our purpose and each other!

Pharmavite headquarters are located in the greater Los Angeles area - West Hills, CA

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