Project Details

Senior Product Development Consultant

Leading global FMCG firm

 Mumbai / Navi Mumbai

Posted on:  8/06/2023

Cinque Terre

Starts on:  3/07/2023


Research and Academia


Basic scientific research, Monitoring and Evaluation, Product Development/ R&D,


Research, Policy & Advocacy

Company Details

Leading global FMCG firm

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.

Assignment Duration

12 month(s)

Capacity Required

Full Time

No. of Positions


Nature of Work


Profile Requirements

Experience: 5+ years

Qualification : Graduate

fleXpertise required

RNA and DNA isolationDietary supplementMicrobiologyBiochemistryAcademic ResearchProduct DevelopmentActive pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs)formulation developmentBiological researchStatistical ModellingBIOMEDICAL ENGINEERINGclinical researchMicrobial TechniquesOTCNew drug discoveryNutritionR&DBiotechnologyDNA sequencing and analysis


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