Formulation Specialist, Windsor

Last update 2024-06-15
Expires 2024-07-15
ID #2166342253
Formulation Specialist, Windsor
Canada, Nova Scotia, Windsor,
Modified May 23, 2024


Company Overview Jamieson Wellness is dedicated to improving the world's health and wellness with its portfolio of innovative natural health brands. Established in 1922, Jamieson is the Company's heritage brand and Canada's #1 consumer health brand. Jamieson Wellness also offers a variety of VMS products under its Youtheory, Progressive, Smart Solutions, Iron Vegan and Precision brands. The Company is a participant of the United Nations Global Compact and adheres to its principles-based approach to responsible business. For more information please visit Jamieson Diversity and Inclusion Statement At Jamieson Wellness, we cherish diversity, equality and inclusion and we know we must constantly listen, learn, and take action to ensure these principles remain embedded in our culture. We encourage everyone to bring their whole selves to our table and create the differences that make us unique. We are accountable to build an environment free of bias in regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, and all other types of discrimination. Overall Responsibilities This is a 12 week contract covering a leave. Reporting to the Supervisor, Research and Development the Formulation Specialist will be responsible to develop, update and optimize product formulae to ensure they meet all intended design specification, optimal operational parameters and comply with USP/NF, NHP and HPB regulations or other requirements as assigned. Specific Key Responsibilities & Duties Design and build theoretical formulations for estimate cost evaluation Prepare research and development (R&D) prototypes, bench trials, pilot batches and oversee production scale-up operations Determine optimal type and fill material characteristicslnitiate stability studies and monitor results for specification compliance and product improvement Assist in product/equipment validation as required Physical testing and evaluation of R&D products as required Provide technical and troubleshooting assistance to the operation group Provide and or review technical information for other departments as required Maintain accurate and detailed records of R&D product development projects Operate, maintain, interpret and summarize data/results from R&D equipment and instruments including but not limited to: tablet presses, blenders, coaters, viscosity, water activity, hardness, friability, particle size and flow testing equipment Research technical information on new and/or existing raw materials and finished products Evaluate chemical and physical properties of new raw materials and make recommendations for approval Other duties and projects as deemed necessary Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Requirements Degree or diploma in Science or Engineering (preferably in Chemistry, Food Science or Pharmacology) from an accredited College and/or University Minimum three (3) to five (5) years' experience in Research or Product Development, preferably in the Nutraceutical/Pharmaceutical industry or Food industry Experience must include process expertise in gel preparation and oil/wax/PEG formulations Work experience/expertise in liquid, tablet, softgel/tablet coating, or other supplement delivery technologies would be an asset Computer literate, including effective working skills in Word, Excel, MS Project and MS Outlook Knowledge in Statistics and ERP systems would be an asset Energetic, self-motivated and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision Ability to work overtime to complete projects in a timely fashion as required Effective project prioritization, multi-tasking and communication skills a must Knowledge of GMP, GLP and Health & Safety training an asset Our Values ACCOUNTABILITY We take personal ownership for our work and actions and its impact on others and the business. EXCELLENCEdrive to a high standard for product, people and planet.challenge the status quo and bring forward innovative ideas in the continuous pursuit of quality. RESPECT do it together authentically and inclusively.actively listen and engage each other, including diverse perspectives. AGILITY embrace change and act with flexibility.welcome new ideas and feedback, swiftly incorporating them to improve our performance. How to Apply: All those interested in applying for this job may do so by submitting an application to by the closing date noted above. All full-time employees who have been in their current position for six months are eligible to post for the said position. Previous work history will be considered in the final section. Jamieson Laboratories Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes and encouragesapplications from all interested and qualified candidates. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Jamieson Laboratories Ltd. will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessmentprocess, please inform Jamieson Laboratories Ltd. Human Resources staff of the nature of anyaccommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Formulation specialist

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