VP, Nutrition and Scientific Affairs in Ronkonkoma, NY at The Nature's Bounty Co.

Date Posted: 10/28/2018

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Job Description

Company Description  

For more than 70 years, The Nature’s Bounty Co. has enriched the lives of consumers around the world and stood as the leader in health and wellness by introducing innovative products and solutions to the marketplace. Putting science and the highest quality standards at the heart of our business, the brands of The Nature’s Bounty Co. are some of the most trusted in the world. Always motivated by nature’s bountiful effects on people’s health, our vision for health and wellness has inspired leading brands such as Nature’s Bounty®, Sundown Naturals®, Solgar®, Osteo Bi-Flex®, Ester-C®, MET-Rx®, Pure Protein®, Balance®, Body Fortress®, Puritan’s Pride® and Organic Dr.®, among others. As a leading global manufacturer, marketer, distributor and retailer of vitamins, nutritional supplements, sports & active nutrition and ethical beauty products, The Nature’s Bounty Co. is committed to supporting wellness in all its forms.

Job Description  

The Nature’s Bounty Co., a leader in nutrition and dietary supplementation, is looking for a Vice President of Nutritional Science. This position, reporting directly to the Chief Scientific Officer, will lead the Nutrition and Scientific Affairs function and direct all scientific activities related to the development of new products and claims. The position will also lead the company’s strategy in becoming the premier science leader in Consumer Health & Wellness.

Key responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Leading the Nutritional Science team in providing guidance in developing new products and claims, and leveraging new ingredients in the areas of Consumer Health, Nutrition and Wellness.
  •  Be a member of the R&D Leadership Team and engage with our Commercial, R&D, Regulatory Affairs and Legal teams in supporting existing products and new products and claims
  • Engage with the scientific community and external stakeholders on current and new research in the fields of Nutrition and Dietary Supplementation.
  •  Lead a Scientific Advisory Council of distinguished researchers in the field of Nutrition and Food Science.
  • Direct and participate in the development of clinical protocols and oversee clinical trials performed on behalf of the company.


Key Qualifications:

  • A PhD in Nutrition, Life or Food Science is desired.
  • Significant experience (15+ years) leading Nutritional Science teams in similar consumer R&D organizations.
  • Strong understanding of nutrition principles and familiarity with ingredient functionality.

Additional Information  

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 631-244-2120 if you should need a reasonable accommodation to submit your information for our on-line job postings.