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Product Development Coordinator - Kennesaw, GA

Company: ADM
Location: Kennesaw
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description Product Development Coordinator - Kennesaw, GAThis is a full-time, exempt position.Nature & Scope:Product Development Coordinator is responsible for assisting in the development and front-end set up of new formulations, raw materials, and samples. Scope includes development of prototypes, yield and manufacturability analysis of currently produced encapsulated supplement products, raw material evaluation and set up, and finished good set up (specification and internal document creation).Major Accountabilities:The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to the following:Compliance with all safety procedures and SOP's related to each job taskPreparation and proper documentation of samples and analysisParticipate in formulation and development of new products by testing flow, compressibility, particle size, etc. Provide feedback to improve formulation when tests are outside established limits.Evaluate products during encapsulation to troubleshoot problems as neededCreation and maintenance of technical documents, reports, and databases related to new prototyped products and/or yield improvement effortsRecord and sometimes interpret results to present to senior colleaguesUse computers and perform mathematical calculations for the preparation of graphsProvide secondary support to Product Development in product improvement, prototyping, and customer support functionsRemain current with relevant technical developments, especially those which can save time and improve reliabilityReview existing and new recipes/specifications for accuracy, feasibility, and ease of manufactureLead re-formulation and re-development efforts for for existing products that present unexpected manufacturability problems or require formulation-based improvements and/or correctionsCreate and manage the implementation of internal specifications for both raw materials and finished goods based upon product quotes, company capabilities, and customer expectationsServe as primary contact for initial internal product document set up (product master folder, recipe, product specification, result report templates, Certificates of Analysis, etc.)Set up new product and sample recipes in ERP system for productionEducation Minimum - Bachelors Degree in Food Science/Tech, Chemistry/Biochemistry, or related field(s)Experience Minimum - Professional exposure to product development cycle including internal product set upPreferred - 2+ years' experience in supplement, pharmaceutical, food science, or other product development focused field.
Experience concentrated on formulation, prototype and sample development, and new product set up and launches.Specific skills Strong analytical skills including the ability to quickly learn new tasks/processes and identify areas for improvementSuperior multi-tasking, and time management skillsHigh level written and verbal communication capabilitiesAbility to lift up to
50lb, multiple times per weekVery strong computer skills, including all Microsoft Office programs (spreadsheet management, presentations, document and form/template development, etc.), data tracking / manipulation / presentation, back-end ERP system familiarityStrong leadership and inter-/intra-departmental communication skillsCapable of managing and maintaining an independent laboratory workspaceAdvanced problem solving and reasoning skills; both mathematics and physics-based problem solvingSpecific characteristicsAbility to adapt to changing requirements and tasksWillingness to identify areas of need and address them autonomously with minimal input from managementVery quick learner who is eager to take on new and challenging responsibilities, often through their own initiativesHighly effective communicator; capable of presenting technical information to a wide variety of audiencesResults driven, highly proactive, strong work ethicOther requirementsValid driver licenseThis position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life and dental insurance. ADM requires the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and a background check. REQ: 69032BR

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