Specialist, Nutrition in Ronkonkoma, NY at The Nature's Bounty Co.

Date Posted: 9/24/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    9/24/2019

Job Description



Company Description

Since time began, the earth’s been a generous contributor to people’s well-being. We haven’t been around quite that long, but The Nature’s Bounty Co. has been enriching lives of consumers around the world for more than 70 years. And before we even got started, the world was developing our motivation: Nature’s bountiful effects on people’s health.

Through our years, we’ve been a leader in health and wellness with our innovative products and solutions. We put science and the highest quality standards at the heart of our business—that’s why The Nature’s Bounty Co. brands are some of the most trusted in the world. We’re a leading global manufacturer, marketer, distributor and retailer of vitamins, nutritional supplements, sports & active nutrition, and ethical beauty products. 

We’re also a great place to work, with excellent benefits, competitive compensation and a progressive, healthy company culture. If you’ve ever spent your workdays watching the clock, you know how important a positive work environment is for a person’s well-being. The Nature’s Bounty Co. is committed to supporting wellness in all its forms. And when it comes to wellness, nature is a pretty good place to start.
 



Job Description

The Nature’s Bounty Co., a leader in the nutritional supplement industry, is a champion of sound science. As such, we are looking for an individual with solid academic credentials, ideally with 2+ years’ experience in a dietary supplement or food company. This candidate will support Nutrition Scientists and Nutrition Science Franchise leads in a diverse range of nutritional benefit areas.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Work on day to day business support for Nutrition and Scientific Affairs (NSA), such as working with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to review labels and product ideations and coordinating questions from the business.
  • Help to prepare documents, communications, and reports such as product claim substantiation reports and safety files.
  • Be the project manager to support coordinating NSA projects like pre-clinical and clinical studies, NSA process standardization and control, etc.
  • Provide support for nutrition scientists to do ingredient search, literature review, document archive, and research data analysis if needed.
  • Help NSA team to communicate and maintain relationships with key opinion leaders in certain benefit areas and raw material suppliers.
  • Work with relevant departments within the company including Product Development, Marketing, Consumer Insights, Product Vigilance, Regulatory and Legal to support the business needs.

Job Requirements

The successful candidate must be an organized and detail-oriented individual with a BS degree in Nutrition Science, Natural Medicine, Life Sciences related to Human Biology/Physiology or similarly related filed.

Experience:

  • 2+ years of Commercial experience in dietary supplement, food industry, or similar industry preferred.
  • Experience in life science research, particularly human research is highly desirable.
  • Understanding of nutrition principles and familiarity with nutrient functionality. 
  • Knowledge of nutritional claims substantiations in dietary supplements is a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to collaborate well with colleagues and on cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Ability to work independently on projects and history of timely tactical execution.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage several projects simultaneously.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.

The Nature's Bounty Co. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

The Nature's Bounty Co. offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, which includes health and dental plans, voluntary short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, generous associate discounts and more! 

Please contact Human Resources at 631-200-2120 if you should need a reasonable accommodation to submit your information for our on-line job postings.



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