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Senior Research Scientist Formulation
CA, Buena Park
Full Time : F

As an $11.8 billion dollar pioneer in the direct selling industry, Amway has been helping the world live better lives since 1959. With more than 20,000 employees worldwide, we are a consumer goods manufacturer supporting more than three million independent business owners who provide products and services in 80-plus countries and territories.

Nutrilite, part of the Amway family of companies, is the world’s leading global brand in vitamins, minerals and dietary supplements. Located in Southern California, Nutrilite offers a rich 78-year history of bringing the best of science and the best of nature in every supplement. 

Formulation Sr. Research Scientist / Supplements Product Development

Research & Development, Buena Park, CA

Reporting to the Manager of Nutrition Essentials Product Development, this Formulation Scientist will work with a talented cross functional team of seven, who supports product development for our multi-vitamin supplement product categories.  This team works with solid dosage delivery forms, including tablets and capsules, with projects that include time release (extended release) and bi-layer technologies.  This individual will lead formula design, ingredient assessments, excipient selection and usage, design of product profile, and delivery form.   An understanding of material characterization and adjustment, blend, tablet processes, and physical properties knowledge, will be essential.  We are seeking a formulation scientist who has product development experience formulating a variety of solid dosage products, who can lead research and development activities working in a highly cross cultural environment. 


The successful individual will leverage their proficiency to:

· Introduce industry leading product and formulation technologies to the Product Development team

· Deliver technical specifications for finished goods based on research and data collection resulting in high quality products

· Lead the formulation of solid dosage forms for assigned products

· Plan and execute the bench formulation, specification, lab analysis, pilot plant trials, and project coordination to deliver projects on time in a cost effective manner

· Develop and advance expertise in nutrition science and technology areas within the team

· Collaborate with cross functional teams to deliver innovative product options

· Research and identify industry trends and provide thought leadership on targeted product categories


The accomplished individual will possess:

· Minimum 6 years Product Development experience with solid dosage forms, including tablets & capsules

· Background developing solid dosage products in a pharmaceutical or nutraceutical setting

· Proven exposures in ingredient assessments, formula and delivery form design, and product profile design

· Progressive experiences with Bench top development, pilot scales up, validation protocols, and manufacturing exposures

· Background demonstrating driving projects to commercialization

· Strong communication skills with interest and ability to work cross culturally

· Customer focused mindset demonstrating support for competing priorities


The strong professional will have the following academic accomplishments:

· BS degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Industrial Pharmacy, Chemical Engineering or a related sciences discipline

· MS or PhD preferable



Amway’s exceptional benefits package includes: Medical, dental, prescription and vision insurance; 401(K) participation; Profit Sharing; Bonus Eligibility; Fitness Center; product discounts.  Look into how Amway can transform your career!  Visit our web site to apply:   Reference AutoReqID #6540 BR. EOE.  For additional information, check us out at,, and

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