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Herbalife International

Scientist, Document Control

Post Date:Jan 02, 2018Type:Full-Time
Start Date:1/2/2018Salary:$91,502.00
Location:US-CA-Torrance Job Reference:170617
Skills:
 

Job Description:
COMPANY OVERVIEW:


Herbalife is a global nutrition company that has helped people pursue a healthy, active life since 1980. Our nutrition, weight-management and personal care products are available exclusively through dedicated independent Members in more than 80 countries. Our Mission is to change people's lives by providing the best business opportunity in direct selling and the best nutrition and weight-management products in the world.

POSITION SUMMARY STATEMENT:


The Scientist, Document Control will be responsible for assuring that the existing as well as the proposed raw material specifications are in accordance with the Herbalife and current regulatory requirements. The position will provide technical support to other departments, contract manufacturers and suppliers to address raw material related issues.

DETAILED RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:
  • Perform technical review of raw material documents for acceptability
  • Provide guidance to Global Strategic Sourcing and Regional group when there are technical inquiries related to raw materials
  • Review and revise raw material specifications in Agile based on current compendia standards and regulations
  • Review and propose specification requirements for raw materials with Product Development, Global Licensing, Quality Control and Global Product Science and Safety to assure appropriateness
  • Route and implement raw material change orders in Agile by gathering approvals from different departments in a timely manner
  • Review raw materials used in new formula or formula revision assuring that the raw material suppliers are approved for the contract manufacturers
  • Review and recommend if the existing raw materials would require consolidation or diversification
  • Review deviation requests related to raw material
  • Discuss specific country testing requirement with GL, as needed.
  • Work with contract manufacturers and raw material suppliers to resolve issues related to raw material specifications.
  • Inform contract manufacturers when there is a raw material specification change
  • Maintain all documents related to raw material
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Skills:
  • High degree of attention to detail
  • Strong customer and results orientation
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
Experience:
  • 3 years analytical experience in a quality control laboratory, quality assurance or regulatory environment
  • Basic understanding of food and dietary supplement regulation in the US
Education:

  • Bachelor degree in a scientific field
  • Knowledge of compendia standards and Current Good Manufacturing Practices
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Proficiency in Agile Product Lifecycle Management/ Product Quality Management
  • 5 years of analytical experience in quality control laboratory, quality assurance or regulatory environment
  • Technical specification writing experience
  • Familiar with food and dietary supplement regulation outside the US
  • Basic understanding of the cosmetic industry
  • Bachelor degree in Chemistry




Contact Information
Herbalife International
Name: Jennifer Munana


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