Date Posted: 2021-04-01

Job ID: EB-9908633407
Category: Consumer Products
Location: Indianapolis, IN

Our client, an established and growing CPG manufacturer with innovative products, is expanding their portfolio to focus on the nutritional and health needs of the Diabetic patient. They are seeking an R&D Director who will be responsible for all product innovation projects in this area and will lead new product development efforts by providing nutrition expertise, clinical leadership and a deep understanding of consumer needs and behavior.

Responsibilities include:

• Lead the strategic direction of the product portfolio within a growing health and wellness brand, delivering medically tailored products to diabetic consumers.
• Lead projects in research & development activities including trend mapping/insights, idea generation and conceptualization.
• Formulate and design product innovation in Diabetes related products.

Ideal candidates will have:

• PhD in Health Science, Nutrition, Endocrinology, Biology or related PhD degree
• 10+ years of food or pharma industry product development experience, with demonstrated technical leadership in Nutrition Science, Intellectual Property and Clinical Trials.
• Demonstrated experience in rapidly developing and commercializing consumer products; experience in Sweetener development and Flavor Applications is a plus

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