Health Applications Scientist - Health


Branchburg (Manufacturing) - N, NJ

Company:  Lycored Corp USA
Job ID:  26103

Health Applications Scientist – Health Ingredients


Nutrition isn’t complicated. For us, it’s natural.

Lycored has been a leader in the research and development of carotenoid-based products for the last two decades and we take that role very seriously. This means we approach everything we do with a sense of wonder and a driving desire to find the best possible outcome or create the highest-quality product.  Our team elevates nature’s essence and brings it to everyday life.


Based in Branchburg, NJ, this role is responsible for providing commercial technical support, developing and testing applications that highlight the value of Lycored products in finished consumer health products. Note: This role is on-site and will require bench lab work.

Some Challenges You’ll Tackle

  • Execute or contributes to one or more projects in support of actives within consumer health products. Exercises a wide degree of technical sophistication in accomplishing assigned objectives and successful delivery of actives in applicable products.
  • Designs experiments and carries out product application work with an awareness of industry SOPs. Creates research plans to fit overall project objectives.
  • Facilitate external pilot production of applications for trade shows, shelf-life studies, and proof of concept delivery.
  • Manage target category specific Go to Market projects within timeline as defined by the Business Unit objectives
  • Identify, challenge, develop and implement written procedures, methods & SOPs as necessary regarding application validation
  • Work in partnership with marketing, research and development, operations, regulatory and management to design application strategies for select delivery systems of active ingredients
  • Document application work using standard Lycored forms and procedures and share with the Business Unit Head and Global Application Team
  • Maintain awareness of the marketplace, market products and trends to feed into application development

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree, with concentration in Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Nutritional or related science
  • 5 + years of formulation and/or product development experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or 2+ years of experience with a Master’s Degree
  • Experience applying scientific principles and techniques to projects
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, think and work independently, problem-solve, work effectively in teams, and multitask.
  • Solid regulatory understanding of supplemental nutrition & functional food products
  • Global team player with solid interpersonal communication skills
  • Comfortable with formal presentation development and delivery
  • Ability to travel globally up to 20% annually

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience and knowledge of formulation development of tablets, softgels, and other supplement applications common in consumer health products
  • Master's Degree in Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Nutritional or related science with 2+ years of formulation and/or product development experience
  • Clear communicator in both oral and written form with both internal departments and external organizations.
  • Project management, strong organizational and administrative skills

And of Course, Perks!


  • Competitive salary & bonus program
  • Premium medical benefits
  • Flexible time off and paid company holidays
  • Immediate 401k vesting
  • Teambuilding & Wellness events


Lycored is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.