Job Description

At doTERRA we encourage all employees to seek out opportunities that will expand their skill set. We strive to help achieve personal career goals by providing opportunities of growth and movement throughout the company.

Job Description:

This is a technical position that reviews and evaluates scientific literatures and supports multiple departments/business units and national and international markets. The incumbent will create product supporting documentations that base on research findings, regulatory standards and guidance, and expert opinion. These activities will require the ability to identify and assess published information on dietary ingredients and plant oils, regulatory and safety reviews of dietary ingredients, analytical data, regulatory standards and guidance. The successful may contribute to product development ideation, the development of claim supporting study design and the preparation of publication draft.

Job Responsibilities:

Duties: Assist in developing processes and other pertinent requirements for full assessment of product safety such as SOP and work instructions following industry standards such as GMP. Organize, review, and interpret scientific literature including peer review scientific publications of natural ingredients such as botanicals and essential oils through sound analytical thinking and database query skills to support safety and risk assessments for the development of new cosmetics and dietary supplements, NCRs and deviation investigations. Use biology, microbiology and chemistry knowledge, and toxicology principles to interpret data and identify the potential for health risks, pathogenicity and adverse events associated with specific compounds whether naturally present in an ingredient or as contaminants such as microorganisms, heavy metals, pesticides or others, and make recommendations for the research and development of natural products. Assist in writing proposals and designing research studies to better under safety and risks associated with natural complex substances. Experimental protocols may include analytical techniques such as chromatography, MS, TLC, GCMS, HPLC and in-vitro assays. Assist with technical writing of risk and safety assessments, peer review articles and proposals for approval of experiments and funding. Assist organizing work with outside research organization and company collaboration partnerships. Assist in the coordination of studies in compliance with GLP regulations, providing technical and scientific guidance. Collaborate cross functionally with different teams including sourcing, supply chain, QA, QC, Marketing, R&D, Regulatory, and other functional groups as needed. Present research outcomes, and proposals and communicate technical information to executives and scientists. Propose policies and limits to minimize toxic exposures and keep up to date with limits set up by organizations specializing in safety such as RIFM, ECHA, and CIR.

Job Qualifications:

  • Requirements: Master's degree in Chemistry or related degree. Foreign equivalent degree accepted. Demonstrated ability in SOP writing and developing of processes including work instructions drafting. Demonstrable ability to interpret, review and organize scientific literature including peer review scientific publications and apply sound analytical thinking and database query skills to draft safety and risk assessments for the development of new cosmetics and dietary supplements and support investigations of NCR and deviation investigation. Demonstrated ability in technical writing as evidenced by the drafting of peer review articles and proposals. Demonstrate ability in maintaining good communication and collaborations. Demonstrate ability to collaborate in cross-functional teams. Demonstrable ability to present research outcomes and communicate technical information to executives and scientists. Demonstrable ability in designing research studies. Demonstrable knowledge and understanding of the role of the different teams involved in the manufacturing process, from sourcing to the last steps of QC and product release. Demonstrable knowledge of chemistry and microbiology applied to research and development of natural products. Demonstrable knowledge of analytical Techniques including chromatographic analysis (MS, TLC, GCMS, or HPLC). Demonstrable knowledge of GMP.

doTERRA International, LLC. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, protected veteran status, or disability.

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