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Job Title:          Research Scientist – Nutrition Formulation

Department / Division:    Millennial Platform / Innovation & Science

Location:          Buena Park, CA      

What’s special about us:

Nutrilite, part of the Amway family of companies, is the world’s leading global brand in vitamins, minerals and dietary supplements. Located in Southern California, Nutrilite offers a rich history of bringing the best of science and the best of nature in every supplement.  We are a company committed to offer challenging career opportunities, a comprehensive total rewards package, profit sharing, tuition assistance, product discounts and an award-winning wellness program. www.nutrilite.com.

What’s special about this team:

The Millennial Product Development Team is a newly created, cross functional team of six, whose work will be focused on innovation and delivery of great new products for the Nutrilite Millennial and Children’s platform.  This team’s work will inspire and develop products that our global Amway Business Owners (ABO’s) want to sell, and consumers will be excited to buy.  Working with this technical team, you will develop an open innovation mindset, thinking beyond internally developed products, and building external partnerships to offer creative product options.   Your teamwork will continue to position Amway as the leading direct selling company in the world by offering innovative product options, for a growing category of Millennial buyers.   This team sees the full spectrum of product development activities, using Stage Gate methodology.  Your team partners will include process engineers, formulators, a packaging engineer, and a clinical investigator, all working to infuse creativity into new product offerings.   Your energy, creativity, and positive influence will be highly valued on this team!


How you would contribute to the role:

As a formulator on this exciting new team, you will lead all aspects of product formulation from early discovery (product creation), through technical development and scale up, to production activities.  You will have a daily dose of excitement and challenge, formulating Millennial & children’s nutrition products for global consumers.   You will play a key role on our Idea to Market (ITM) teams by leading formulation activities for new product launches.  You will be creating product formulations involving formula development, safety testing, claims testing, and will partner with process engineering on successful product scale up.  Additionally, you will work closely with internal cross functional partners, and will collaborate with external partners to co-develop or outsource new technologies.  Your passion will drive the vision for the product, and will engage Marketing and internal partners on how to promote product benefits and attributes to ABO’s around the globe.  Your ability to develop innovative new products will continue to evolve our strong reputation for quality and performance in the Millennial & Children’s nutrition product portfolio.  This role can offer a strong platform to spotlight your talent on a global scale!


What skills and background will be important to be successful:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in formulation development  
  • Product development industry experience in nutrition, beverage or food (preferable with experience in design, development, discovery, and delivery)
  • Experience working with global project teams desirable
  • Ability to create, develop, test, and promote ideas and concepts
  • Interpersonal skills to influence and inspire both internal and external audiences
  • BS or MS degree in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Formulation Sciences, or a closely related discipline
  • This role is NOT eligible for sponsorship






Amway’s exceptional benefits package includes: Medical, dental, prescription and vision insurance; 401(K) participation; Profit Sharing; Bonus Eligibility; Fitness Center; product discounts.  Look into how Amway can transform your career!  Visit our web site to apply:  http://www.amway.jobs. For additional information, check us out at www.linkedIn.com/company/amway, www.facebook.com/AmwayTalent, and www.twitter.com/AmwayTalent.

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