inVentiv Health Clinical, formerly PharmaNet/i3, is a leading provider of global drug development services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, generic drug, and medical device companies. With 7,000 employees in more than 36 countries, inVentiv Health Clinical offers therapeutically specialized capabilities for all phases of clinical development, bioanalytical services, and strategic resourcing.
Post: Contractor - Research Associate/ Sr. Research Associate
Over the past few years, the Nutrition portfolio has almost doubled in size and complexity. NPD has played a significant role in expanding the portfolio. Product & Process development is an integral function of NPD.
The role of the Outsourced Resource – New Product Development, Nutrition, India involves the following KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
•Identify suitable raw material vendors & leverage their potential to develop the required raw material for the new NPD projects
•Liaise with various functions within R&D like Analytical, Regulatory, Nutrition & Packaging to enable the progress on the innovation projects to deliver agreed project milestones
•Identify issues on projects. Provide recommendations for resolution of issues supported by good data analysis and their interpretation
•Provide support in generation documentation for tech transfer in time for smooth commercial manufacturing of the new product at the manufacturing site.
•Conduct stability studies and generate data and prepare stability report of innovation project
•Prepare Product Briefs/Technical documents that are shared with the Manufacturing sites for Trials.
•Support trials to generate samples for process standardization, stability testing, consumer research etc on allocated projects in Browns and Innovation projects within defined timelines and at agreed cost targets,
•To carry out vendor coordination related activities (whenever required) as well as providing support to sourcing of ingredients for various allocated projects.
•To maintain updated records on development trials in plant scale and WEBs work records / analysis data and technical reports on allocated projects.
•To support Manager for product & process inputs for preparation of standard documents (Manufacturing Documents) related to allocated projects.
- Graduation / Post Graduation in appropriate science subject (Chemical Engineering / Food / Dairy /Bio Technology -etc.) from a reputed Institute.
- Minimum 3 to 5 years of experience in food and beverage industry preferably food FMCG industry of international repute. Also good exposure to product development life cycle with high level of understanding of novel ingredients / processing technologies.
- Knowledge of Food Technology & Processing principles
- Knowledge of process & facility design on GMP and Safety principles
- Strong analytical & logical thinking.
- Project prioritization
Experience: 3-5 Years
Industry Type: Pharma/ Biotech/Clinical Research
End Date: 24th Sep, 2013
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