Research & Formulation Specialist

Iovate is a dynamic, leading-edge nutrition company that delivers some of the highest quality, most innovative and effective active nutrition and weight management products in the world.  Each of our Brands are committed to biology, science, and their own culture to assist customers in reaching their goals.

Iovate – Commited to a higher standard

Accountabilities:

  • Actively search, identify, review, and provide feedback on available literature specific to new or existing ingredients.
  • Actively search, identify, review, and provide insights into new leading cutting-edge research in the nutraceutical industry.
  • Monitor competitive innovation as a basis for strategic product comparison/recommendations
  • Generate Safety and Efficacy reports for new products submitted to Health Canada
  • Review PLA evidence/safety summary reports for Canadian products
  • Supports R&D, legal/compliance and brand team in product claim development and substantiation
  • Function as a scientific liaison between R&D and various internal departments including Marketing, Sales, Legal Affairs to develop research based technical information relevant to Iovate’s various product lines
  • Work with brand management to help address customer inquiries
  • Work with regulatory affairs to ensure ingredients compliance in all applicable markets and correct supplement facts prior to completing final PDB and labels to expedite product launch
  • Maintain working knowledge of new and innovative trends in the supplement/food industry
  • Other role related duties as assigned

Experience & Skillset:

  • BS/MS in Sports Nutrition, Nutrition, Kinesiology, Life Sciences, Health Science, Biochemistry, or related field required.
  • Minimum 1 to 3 years research experience in the food or pharmaceutical/ Supplement/ Natural product industry an asset
  • Knowledge and technical expertise relating to wellness and sports nutrition science is an asset
  • Ability to travel to the US on short notice for observation of manufacturing of new product launches and finalization of sensory activities or any tradeshows, expos etc.
  • Proactive and able to continuously manage change in an extremely fast paced, energetic work environment with ability to manage both short term needs and long-term department initiatives
  • Outstanding communication, problem-solving skills, and organizational skills
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office Suite

What We Offer:

  • World class gym, fitness classes and external basketball court
  • Community involvement through charitable events
  • Competitive compensation package
  • 100% Group Health & Dental Coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Company RRSP Matching
  • Paid vacation & 5 personal days
  • Employee Engagement Events
  • Subsidized Café
  • Product & Swag from our industry leading brands
  • Professional career development
  • Opportunities for Global career exposure without the need to relocate!