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Applied R&I Director

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Cps, Inc. Denver , CO 80201

Posted 2 months ago

Applied R&I Director
Reporting to the R&I Senior Director, you will lead the Applied R&I team at company to support product innovation through ensuring the technical viability of new company products. You will directly contribute to the technical viability and competitiveness of existing company products by leading product improvement and efficiency initiatives.
You take Research and Innovation seriously while having fun at work with the team! You value integrity, you are an effective communicator, you take ownership, show initiative and leadership in everything you do and are performance driven. You not only love the culture but contribute to it.
Key responsibilities include:
The Applied R&I team is responsible for the following:
Reformulation of current products to support cost saving initiatives, supply interruptions, and QA initiatives
Sensory evaluation program
Specification development: testing specs, density, particle size, pH, etc.
Testing method validation
Stability program development
Shipping conditions validation
Packaging validation
Ingredient qualification
Formula management system
Certifications: Non-GMO Project Verification, Vegan Action, USDA Organic, NSF Sport, and Informed Choice
The Applied R&I Director will lead and support the Applied R&I team by:
Holding weekly One on One meetings with the Applied R&I team members
Ensuring that the Applied R&I team is aligned on deliverables and timelines to support product improvement projects
Participating and contributing to the R&I strategic plan
The Applied R&I Director will directly lead product improvement and cost saving initiatives on beverage, supplement, and nutritional bar products through formula optimization, ingredient sourcing, commercialization, and testing validation
The Applied R&I Director will support the procurement team in resolving supply constraints through sourcing efforts and reformulation
The Applied R&I Director will collaborate with various internal departments including; Procurement, Production, Marketing, QA, and Regulatory to ensure the commercial viability of new and/or improved products
If youd like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Tamra Sanders at .
JO: 403.18TS


Minimum Bachelor of Science degree in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, and/or food science
Masters degree in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, and/or food science an asset
5-10 years of experience in a relevant role in the food industry or the natural health product / dietary supplement industry
Hands on experience in the formulation and commercialization of food products or natural health products / dietary supplements
Familiar with the Canadian Food & Drug Acts and Regulation and FDA regulations for Food and Dietary Supplements (DSHEA)
Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Excellent organizational and leadership skills
Ability to work with and lead cross-functional teams
Must be able to travel to the US on short notice
If youd like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Tamra Sanders at .
JO: 403.18TS
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Applied R&I Director

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Cps, Inc.