Jamieson Wellness Inc.
Company Overview At Jamieson Wellness, we’re dedicated to improving the world's health and wellness with our portfolio of innovative natural health brands. Established in 1922, Jamieson Vitamins is our heritage brand, available in over 45 countries and recognized as Canada's #1 consumer health brand. We manufacture and market sports nutrition products and specialty supplements under our Progressive, Precision and Iron Vegan brands, and market products by Smart Solutions, the #1 women's natural health focused brand in Canada. In 2017, Jamieson Wellness was named one of the top ten most reputable companies in Canada. For more information, please visit jamiesonwellness.com. Overall Responsibilities Reporting to the Manager of Research and Innovation, this role’s primary function will be overseeing the scientific support of our product lifecycle management processes to support Jamieson corporate goals and objectives. Strong communication skills will be employed through liaising with marketing, quality, regulatory, R&D, and finance personnel to identify optimal product development pathways and feasibility. Specific Key Responsibilities & Duties Conduct consumer-focused idea generation to support new product development and scientific product lifecycle management relating to set business goals. Initiate and execute the scientific review of new ingredient innovations Follow potential products through the development phases, including ideation, scoping, development, and execution. Ensure the scientific needs and requirements of each department are satisfied as they relate to developing and supporting new product launches Provide scientific and technical direction to marketing for claim development and substantiation Liaise with third party manufacturers as needed for all steps of the product launch process Maintain knowledge of changing scientific environments primarily in Canada, but also globally, as they related to our products Support research elements of quality functions such as – Specification review Product Complaints CAPAs Change Control Process Provide guidance and mentorship to direct reports Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Requirement Bachelor of Science in Life Sciences, Nutrition, Biomedical Sciences or related 2 – 5 years of experience in the natural health product industry Research minded with critical thinking skills Working knowledge of MS Office, significant experience with literature search engines Excellent technical writing skills and good grammar and punctuation Exemplary communication, bilingual (English/French) desirable Able to work, learn and think accurately in a fast paced, dynamic, multitasking environment and networking skills Our Values ACCOUNTABILITY We take personal ownership and pride in everything we do We demonstrate a bias for action We challenge the status quo constantly seeking to improve We eliminate barriers and bias to empower others to achieve our goals We are accountable to build and promote environments free of bias in regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, and all other types of discrimination TEAMWORK We constructively challenge ourselves and others to achieve desired outcomes We demonstrate mutual respect, inspire trust and promote equality with colleagues and partners alike We collaborate toward common vision and objectives across all persons, levels, functions and locations as one company We recognize, celebrate and value each other’s differences, styles and contributions as one of our greatest strength We lead with a passion for winning together ENTREPRENEURSHIP · We are empowered to pursue opportunities that will have great impact · Our curiosity drives us to find better ways to accomplish our goals · We are agile, embrace change and persevere through adversity · We demonstrate initiative and take calculated risks together INTEGRITY We do what is right even when it’s not easy We demonstrate humility in everything we do We courageously stand up and support our diverse heritages, traditions, experiences, beliefs and styles We allow ourselves to be vulnerable, admit mistakes, learn from them and move forward TRANSPARENCY We respectfully communicate honestly and directly in a timely manner We proactively seek diversity of ideas and provide real feedback in the interest of improvement and development We constructively share and respect each other’s opinions and ideas to enable sound decision-making at all levels We encourage differing point of views and productive debate to develop the best solutions EXTERNAL FOCUS We focus our efforts with the community, consumer and customer in mind We continually seek opportunities through insights that affect our business, customers, consumers, government, environment, technology, competition and suppliers We foster positive collaboration with external partners that promote diverse and inclusive environments How to Apply: All those interested in applying for this job may do so by submitting an application to the Human Resources Department by the closing date noted above. All full-time employees who have been in their current position for six months are eligible to post for the said position. Previous work history will be considered in the final section. Jamieson Laboratories Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes and encourages applications from all interested and qualified candidates. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Jamieson Laboratories Ltd. will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Jamieson Laboratories Ltd. Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation Job Type: Full-time Additional pay: Bonus pay Benefits: Dental care Extended health care Paid time off RRSP match Vision care Schedule: 8 hour shift Monday to Friday Education: AEC / DEP or Skilled Trade Certificate (required)