R&D Edibles Specialist

Location: Midway, FL

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Job Posted
Jan 25, 2024
Company: Trulieve

Company & Role Overview


"Trulieve Grows One Patient at a Time"

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R&D Edibles Specialist



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Job Summary:

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides the resources and leadership for the successful manufacturing implementation of new products.
  • Develops new products based on consumer trends and company strategy and capabilities.
  • Provide input for labeling for all R&D products.
  • Collaborates with senior management, Marketing, and Operations to collaborate and devise new products and mechanisms.
  • Responsible for generating manufacturing specifications including submission of new or updated information to costing.
  • Confers with Quality colleagues to ensure quality and safety standards are met during commercial expansion plan.
  • Reviews critical data involving product and ingredient concerns and resolves issues to support company business objectives.
  • Monitors technologies used by other manufacturers.
  • Develops and verifies customer specifications including shelf life and handling procedures.
  • Collaborate with Quality and regulatory on compliance and technical documents.
  • Works closely with operations, purchasing and quality assurance to consolidate the use of existing raw materials to optimize costs. Collaborates with the evaluation of new ingredients and suppliers.
  • Produces and verifies Ingredients Statements and Nutritional information for each product.
  • Supports company strategic planning establishing priorities for product development team.
  • Engages direct reports in developmental and leadership opportunities.
  • Attends classes and seminars to improve technical skills and industry knowledge.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Travel to other states to facilitate new R&D initiatives.
  • Will spend many hours working on a computer.
  • Constant walking and standing on hard surfaces. Need to be able to climb and descend steps.
  • Frequent bending, pulling, pushing, and lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Exposed to cool and hot temperatures in addition to noise.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • B.S. Level Education in Technology, Chemistry or Biochemistry.
  • 5- 10 years of demonstrated experience in R&D, QA, and chemistry.
  • Strong knowledge of manufacturing processes.
  • Must have the ability to manage new and multiple projects from concept to commercialization.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and leadership experience.
  • High level of integrity and work ethic.
  • Ability to use existing resources to troubleshoot and resolve issues.
  • Ability to interpret statistics and research data.
  • Must have proficient problem-solving skills.
  • Must have proficient training, coaching, and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be self-motivated, an excellent team player, and able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent computer skills - Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint, Program Management tools, etc.

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