Product Development Scientist Job at Vital Health Foods – Western Cape

To develop innovative new products (for in-house brands and third parties) according to innovation document briefs and to improve existing products and manufacturing processes through reformulation and procedure evaluations.


  • Develop innovative new products according to briefs from the Marketing department
  • Perform the necessary calculations, propose concept formulations and submit for Marketing approval, adapt as required
  • Prepare and submit trial batch documentation, schedule trials through the planning department, liaise with production HOD’-s and perform trials
  • Compile technical reports and transfer information to the Production, Marketing, RA and QA departments
  • Compile stability testing protocol and submit trial samples to laboratory for testing
  • Evaluate test results and action appropriately
  • Load manufacturing template on MES
  • Assist the manager to identify and implement projects for continuous improvement
  • To maintain a high standard of quality and housekeeping
  • Develop new products for Nautilus Pharma clients.

Closing date: 10 August 2021

Please note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

BSc Honours, BPharm, B.Eng or equivalent

MSc qualification would be advantageous

Previous development and project management experience is essential

2 years’ experience in product formulation is desired

Knowledge of cGMP/ISO/HACCP would be beneficial

Experience of stability testing, food and medicine acts and validation principles would be beneficial.

About the Company

Company: Vital Health Foods –

Company Location:  Western Cape

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