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Sports Nutrition Product Development Manager

Do you love Science? Do you have lab experience working with supplements? Do you like making formulas or have knowledge in this field? Seeking someone passionate about the dietary supplement world. We are currently looking for a Product Development Manager, to manage the development of new supplement products, coordinate cross-functional teams, and suppliers, from the marketing brief to the first delivery.

NOTE: THIS IS AN IN-HOUSE, FULL TIME POSITION. REMOTE PERSONS AND THIRD PARTY CONTRACTORS NEED NOT APPLY.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Project Management:

  • Develop the products, from the marketing brief to the first delivery at the warehouse, including formula, packaging
  • Brief and select suppliers based on formula and ability to meet the brief, price, leadtime, ability to deliver consistently
  • Coordinate leadtime, cogs, margin, cross functional teams + all contract manufacturers (formulator, primary and secondary packaging, testing labs)
  • Coordinate artwork requirements
  • Coordinate on product specifications
  • Coordinate on initial purchase order

Purchasing:

  • Coordinate supplier portfolio while identifying and assessing new suppliers
  • Drive the development of innovative new products that enhance customer relations and customer satisfaction.
  • Work closely with the sales & marketing teams to define and understand customer needs
  • Identify emerging technologies and trends
  • Work with Marketing to ensure novel and innovative products are fed into the product launch pipeline, and delivered on a timely basis
  • Develop and publish a rolling product development calendar and
  • Manage the execution of plans for new product introductions
  • Provide periodic updates on product development to management
  • Attend trade shows and events, as needed

KEY QUALIFICATIONS

  • 4+ years experience in leading product development in the supplement industry
  • 4+ years experience in a lab environment, purchasing experience is also preferred
  • Experience in sourcing of components and packaging
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Knowledge of formulation, ideally in skincare
  • Excellent team player
  • Must be able to work quickly, take initiative, track the status of items, and be resourceful while working independently
  • Energetic, self-motivated, and the ability to act with a sense of urgency, intensity and integrity

THE PERKS

  • Competitive salary (DOE)
  • Employer-paid benefits (medical, dental, vision), matching 401k
  • Opportunity for monthly team bonuses
  • Full gourmet kitchen
  • In-office Crossfit gym with free classes
  • Yoga and meditation breaks
  • Casual, “no dress code” atmosphere and an open office space
  • Highly interactive work with a talented, passionate team
  • UNLIMITED room for growth and results-based pay increases

Golden Hippo Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

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