This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing to use this site, you agree to our cookie  & privacy policy.Accept

checked This is a sample alert

Senior Product Development Consultant

  • Full Time
  •  On-Site - Mumbai / Navi Mumbai
  • 12 months
  • Project posted on: 8/06/2023

Senior Product Development Consultant

  • Research and Academia
  • Basic scientific research
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Product Development/ R&D

On-Site - Mumbai / Navi Mumbai

Full Time

12 months


Assignment Details

Our Client, a leading FMCG company is looking for a Product Development consultant.

Key accountabilities of the role-

- Formulation design work for innovations to deliver superior, design to value and consumer winning products .
- Work seamlessly with other R&D functions (packaging, Consumer Technical Insights, processing, regulatory teams) to ensure delivery on assigned projects.
- Ensuring statutory regulatory & legal compliances for products & process.
- Responsible for identifying and establishing appropriate technology for manufacturing products to specification at lab-scale and pilot-scale.
- Responsible for scaling up to factory with relevant transfer of technology documentation and training factory team.
- Responsible for specification, formulation, process, pack, and Quality Assurance regimes to support / enforce these specs agreed technical action standards.
- Conduct shelf-life studies to establish shelf-life of new products and/or intervene through formulation/recipes to enhance shelf-life.
- Use appropriate analytical techniques (either existing or develop new techniques) to characterize key physical attributes of the product.
- Appreciating and engaging with marketing team constantly for insights and translating them into product properties & performance.
- Managing customer complaints (technical aspect) and appreciating their concerns.
- Anticipate assessment and minimization of environmental, safety, regulatory, PR and competitive challenges.
- Build and maintain strong networks with cross functional (Brand, CMI, SC, CQA etc) teams.

Skills Required

- Bachelor’s degree required in Pharmacy/Science. Master’s degree (Science/Pharmaceutics/Industrial Pharmacy) would be preferred.
- 5+ years’ experience in formulation development or technology development (Dietary supplement/OTC products experience would be preferred).
- Good understanding of Product development Principles – formulation development for consumer-friendly ingestible dosage forms such as Functional Powders, Mouth-dissolving films, Effervescent tablets etc., material understanding, product scale up, ingredient sources and GMP.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills, ability to work well with others, and ability to plan and execute work independently with minimal supervision.
- Ability to support projects with multiple external parties including contractors, research partners, manufacturing facilities, etc.

About the Client

Leading global FMCG firm


Research, Policy & Advocacy

Minimum Experience:

5+ years

Additional Skills:

  • Microbial Techniques
  • OTC
  • Nutrition
  • clinical research
  • RNA and DNA isolation
  • Biochemistry
  • Dietary supplement
  • New drug discovery
  • Product Development
  • Statistical Modelling
  • Active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs)
  • DNA sequencing and analysis
  • Biotechnology
  • Biological research
  • Microbiology
  • Academic Research
  • formulation development
  • R&D

No of open positions:


How it works

  • 1

    Build your
    skill profile

  • 2

    Strengthen it
    with feedback

  • 3

    Determine your
    optimal fee level

  • 4

    Apply for matching

  • 5

    Get finalized

  • 6

    Stay Engaged

Build your skill prodile


Request feedback from prior projects and/or work stints


Determine your optimal fee level

  • starFeeBee helps consultants understand how to price their services.
  • starEnter your skill & location to get ranges for what similar professionals have charged on projects.
  • starUnlock more details e.g., best paying sub-skills, ranges by projects durations, by simply adding a benchmark from a orior projects.

Apply for matching projects


Get finalized!


Stay Engaged!


Similar Freelance Projects you can apply to.

View More Projects btn btn

More than 3000 clients rely on Flexing It today

Frequently asked questions.

We host both full-time & part-time projects from top clients for 100+ skill categories. We also help connect experts like you with clients for short consultation calls called Flexperts

You just need to create a ‘boutique firm’ account during the registration process. The rest of the application process remains the same.

Our freelancers fee benchmarking tool, FeeBee helps our freelancers and consultants find out what their peers charged for similar projects. Built on 600K+ verified benchmarks, registered users get unlimited access to it.

As a freelancing platform, we do not provide permanent positions or full-time job to our consultant network.

Flexing It will be involved end to end right from contracts to invoicing. Once you are finalized, your payment details are transparently laid out in your contract terms with your client and our team actively liaises with the client finance team to ensure timely payments.

We do not charge any fee or commission from you. Your fee quote will be paid out to you in full as per your project contract.