Formulations Manager

Posted: June 24, 2020
Portland, OR


The Formulations Manager is responsible for the direct supervision of all formulations in accordance with written procedures and specifications. This position manages all formulation dept responsibilities – including a team of 4 direct reports. This is a production-based position and requires significant hands-on involvement.


Manage all formulation activities, including the proper completion of documentation, line clearance, and handling procedures.
Responsible for coordinating with the production department and constructing a daily and weekly formulations schedule.
Assign daily work assignments and responsibilities to the team and stakeholders as required.
Optimizes set up, sequence, and execution of formulation batches with focus on precision, quality, efficiency, and output.
Assist in process and product validation protocols when requested.
Assist R&D and QC in acceptance testing of incoming raw materials.
Maintain adequate inventory of formulation inputs and supplies.
Ensure all lab documentation is completed timely and efficiently, including batch records, equipment and calibration logs.
Update items as required to reflect current lab practice.
Establish proper competency assessment of formulation staff through a well-defined training program including evidence based training methods.

Additional Information

This is a full-time role based in Portland, OR. Interested parties are encouraged to send a cover letter detailing why you think you could be a great fit, along with an updated resume.