Formulation Chemist Manager
Life Extension - Fort Lauderdale, FL

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This position is responsible for the management and reformulation of existing product formulas to meet evolving company and regulatory needs. Additionally this role supports the Product Development team in the formulation integrity of finished product for new product launches.

Core Duties and Responsibilities:
• Works directly with contract manufacturers to ensure the finished product formulation integrity
• Analyzes new ingredients for compatibility in product formulations
• Analyzes formulations for compatibility and makes recommendations to optimize product potency and stability
• Works with suppliers on getting key technical information related to active and inactive ingredients
• Monitors production issues for new product launches and existing product upgrades
• Reviews labels for ingredient accuracy
• Enters and maintains all formula data in product database
• Approximately 25% travel time required
• Additional duties as needed
Position Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Life Sciences, Nutritional Sciences or related field required; Master’s degree preferred
• 5+ years of hands-on experience in solid dosage manufacturing (capsule, tablet, softgel required)
• 3+ years of dietary supplement formulation experience to include a familiarity of ingredients, physical properties, coatings and dispersion, production characteristics and raw material processing
• Knowledge of manufacturing cGMP’s and regulatory compliance
• Proven experience providing creative solutions to resolve production issues

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