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22/07 Sadhna
HR at Herbalife

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Herbalife International - Senior Manager - Product Development - Ayurveda (10-14 yrs) Premium

Bangalore Job Code: 835580

Job description

DETAILED RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:

- Lead New Product development activity (R & D Tasks) in Ayuvedic Product category in line with Business Needs and ensure on-time-in-full delivery of all R & D product development related tasks to ensure launch timeline.

- Lead the Ayurveda NPD R & D team to design the Paper Formula, Develop Prototype, Scale up & Commercialize for various Ayurveda based Products, Dosage format & any new format e.g. (Powder/Solid Dose/Liquids/Other).

- Work with Marketing and bring New Product Ideas through Prototype generation through Innovation day/ Concept Caf-

- Work with cross functional teams for Prototype generation, Scale Up, Shelf Life Study, Formula costing (COGS), Sensory and commercialization

- Generate samples utilizing a controlled environment w/well documented process

- Create formula-process instructions for Master Batch Records

- Collaborate with various team members to create product specifications for QC testing/development of labeling specifications/creation of applicable technical information dossiers.

- Collaborate with Regulatory to prepare product dossiers to meet regulatory compliance

- Work with manufacturing, GSS and QA to ensure that formula and processes are scaled up to optimum production levels (assist in education and training of production/others).

- Create formula-process instructions for Master Batch Records

- Collaborate with various team members to create product specifications for QC testing/development of labeling specifications/creation of applicable technical information dossiers.

- Collaborate with Regulatory to prepare product dossiers to meet regulatory compliance

- Work with manufacturing, GSS and QA to ensure that formula and processes are scaled up to optimum production levels (assist in education and training of production/others).

- Lead/Participate in plant trials of New/Tech transfer of products, including approving and releasing samples from the trial for submission to Technical (R&D-Tech Ops-Quality) Providing full documentation.

- Introduce appropriate technical solutions to debottleneck product related issues in existing product or New product.

- Ability to assess existing process challenges, implementing continuous improvement enhancements with creative and innovative problem-solving skils

- Understand regulatory issues/needs/basic nutrition as part of formulation work

- Evaluate new raw materials for inclusion in new products or existing products to achieve cost improvement or functional improvements.

- Ability to evaluate other products and provide benchmark analysis/feedback

- Participate in qualification of Contract manufacturers/Co-Packers

- Assist in the presentation of new products to marketing (regional and corporate)

- Provide support for label development especially for nutritional content

- Creative and innovative problem-solving skills

- Able to manage projects while multi- tasking under pressure with short timelines.

- Basic understanding India regulatory guidelines and requirements that needs to be taken care in formulation or product design

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Skills:

- Knowledge on Ayurveda Products & Ingredients, Ayurveda Pharmacopeia.

- Full understanding of linkages between Ayurveda Principle and modern science

- Knowledge of Safety practices and establishing safety for Ayurveda range of Ingredients

- Networking with appropriate institute/ organisations to conduct safety/ clinical study

- Experience with all Ayurveda Dosage format like Tablet, Capsule, Granules, Tea/Kwath, powders, Liquid etc.

- Excellent written-oral communication skills to be able to interface at local level/region/corporate

- Excellent team leader/member skill sets, ability to work with all staff levels

- Excellent computer software skills (MS Word, Excel/PLM) and other operating systems

- Project management skills, including excellent organization, detail orientation and follow through

- Excellent written-oral communication skills to be able to interface at local level/region/corporate

Experience:

- A person with knowledge of Herbal/ Ayurveda with 10-12 years exp in Herbal/Ayurveda Product Development and formulation development (M.D Ayurveda/ M. Pharma Ayurveda/ PHD in Herbal & Ayurveda).

Education:

- MS in Ayurveda /Herbal Education background

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

- M. S. in Ayurveda

- 10 years of full time R&D or Technical Service/Manufacturing experience in a multi-national Company

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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