Careers New Product Development Innovation Assistant

New Product Development

Innovation Assistant

Full-Time | Richmond, BC

Primary Purpose of Position:

Innovation Assistant is responsible for supporting the hyper-paced Innovation Department in new product launches.

Personality Fit

If you are a scientist but a marketer at heart, we want to hear from you. Organika is an organization that celebrates humility, growth, collaboration, simplicity, and health. We are a fast-paced company and take pride in being the first to market in many categories. You will be working collaboratively with a young and dynamic innovation team creating contents for new products and help Canadians get healthier every day through natural solutions.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Passionate about health, and keen on doing research related to health, products, and ingredients from scientific publications and clinical studies
  • Create and review all educational materials: romance copy, literatures, presentations, white papers, mini guidebooks, training, blogs, and articles to ensure information is pertinent and correct and in a layman-friendly voice
  • Work in liaison with the marketing team and the regulatory team, to craft contents for new products with consistent brand voice and within regulatory parameter
  • Perform market research, competitor research and ingredient review to support new product conception and formulation
  • Drive administration excellence through technical updates, BOM & data management, shipping and receiving
  • Assist conducting experiments using a customized designed approach to validate formulations
  • Record and analyze data generated throughout the development process.
  • Assist with all stages of product/process development including concept co-creation, prototyping, generating new product specifications, and ensuring regulatory, labeling, and food safety requirements are met.
  • Assist organizing and executing product development plans to meet launch targets.
  • Outstanding product knowledge on all Organika products (training will be provided)
  • Other assigned duties as required

Required Skills and Training

  • Degree in Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Food Science or Nutrition
  • 3-4 years working experience, with 1-2 years in marketing role is preferred
  • Working experience as writer, journalist, educator, or tutor is an asset
  • Thrive in dynamic work environment
  • Experienced and compelling writer
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Passionate about helping others heal naturally
  • French and/or Mandarin proficiency is an asset

  • Organika offers a friendly working environment
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • We offer a good benefits package
  • Fun events year round
  • Open door management
  • We have a sense of humor
  • We’ll make you feel part of the family
  • We provide support and training and motivate you to reach your goals

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We accept email applications only. Please no calls, for drop-ins.

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