JOB FILLED - Product Development Specialist

Job Description: 

We are looking for a Product Development Specialist to join our team. Main function of the job is coordinating the product development process from ideation to launch both internally with other departments and externally with manufacturers and suppliers. This is a great position for someone starting out in the Natural Products Industry looking to advance their career or a recent Grad in Food Science or other relevant degree.


  • Assist in the development of new product concepts
  • Source new and innovative ingredients; review ingredients to ensure they meet specifications
  • Maintain professional and positive vendor relationships.
  • Oversee development activities with vendors including formulation, quoting, sampling and maintaining projects on task and on time
  • Seek out new vendors and build relationships
  • Coordinate internal development process with other team members through compliance, label design etc.
  • Oversee multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize and oversee projects through their life cycle to launch
  • Review prototypes for durability, ease of use and potential failures, implement improvements
  • Create competitive analysis for new products and advise on appropriate pricing
  • Review existing products for potential improvements and initiate improvements as needed
  • Review marketing materials for accuracy and proper emphasis
  • Maintain electronic record with status of all concepts and development projects
  • Travel may be required occasionally


  • 1 to 3 years experience in the natural product space, product development, or relevant Associate or Bachelor degree
  • Previous experience maintaining business relationships
  • Work in a team environment – open to collaboration, other perspectives and easy to work with
  • Solid organizational, multitasking skills
  • Strong math skills
  • Self-motivated and persistent
  • Ability to work with and adapt to changes
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office programs

Our offices are located in Cape Coral, FL

Last Resume Date: 
Wednesday, December 23, 2020 - 12:21am