Title Director of Product Science
Categories Industry
Organization Franklin BioScience
Location Denver, CO
Job Information

Franklin BioScience develops innovative cannabis products that enhance our customers’ quality of life every day.

We aspire to be the industry recognized standard for product innovation, professionalism, and employee satisfaction.

Legally operating under both Medical and Recreational State licenses, Franklin BioScience has manufacturing and cultivation facilities in Colorado & Nevada, and expansion plans in various stages of development. Our Headquarters are located in the RiNo neighborhood of Denver, Colorado.

Serve as the senior technical advisor on all innovation and core product development initiatives to help ensure new product and product enhancements are leading the industry.  Collaborate with experts to take ideas to proof of concept stage.  Formulate and create completely new products to sell, ensuring the solution conforms with all State and Licensing requirements.
Essential Functions
• This position is responsible for the implementation of the proof-of-concept of early stage ideas and technologies
• Assists company officers and senior staff members including the CEO, SVP of Product Development, and SVP of Corporate Development to analyze potential technology viability
• Collaborates with internal & external partners, physicians, and scientists to create new concepts
• Provide technical and strategic direction to the development team for the actual implementation of ideas and concepts generated, as well as interface with internal business partners.
• Identify groundbreaking technologies and methods to improve product characteristics
• Identify and create necessary analytic testing protocols and procedures to ensure all products are in compliance with local, state, and federal regulations
• Provide direction in complex, problem-solving situations and participate in direct interaction with all operations departments as required.
• Directs and monitors department managers to accomplish goals of the science plan, consistent with established extraction, refinement, analytics, and safety procedures. Act as a liaison between department management/subordinate levels, as well as executive/department manager levels to inform personnel of communications, decisions, policies, and all matters that effect their performance, attitudes, and results.
• Provide regular status reports and gather requirements and provide input into the products that are created and the cost, or potential cost, associated with them.
• Provides leadership by creating a strategic plan for direction of the science department for future development.
• Provides input to SVP of Infrastructure on designs of facilities, ensuring that they achieve appropriate certifications and accreditations.
• Innovation
• Strong Management & Communication Skills
• Flexibility, comfort with Ambiguity
• Technical Capacity
• Teamwork & Collaboration
• Organization
• Timelines
• Leadership
• Initiative
Supervisory Responsibility
This position currently has one direct report, is expected to interface and manage outside consultants, and has indirect supervisory responsibilities over the entire R&D Department, Analytics department, and Production Department. This is a mid to senior level role.
Work Environment
This job operates in a professional manufacturing and laboratory environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. In the laboratory and production environment there will be a variety of instrumentation, equipment, active ingredient, excipients, and other chemicals.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
This is a role where prolonged periods of both sedentary and physical activity are required. This would require the ability to lift up to 50lbs, and operate instrumentation and production equipment.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
The expected work hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Occasional long hours and weekends are required.
Travel is expected for this position. Some out-of-state and overnight travel is expected.
Required Education and Experience
• PhD in relevant field
Preferred Education and Experience
• 2-10 years of professional experience
• Relevant & published post-doctoral research
• Deep expertise in the creation of medicine in a particular dosage form
• Alternative medicine or Nutraceutical experience
• Pharmaceutical experience with exposure to ISO, FDA, cGMP regulations
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
• Post offer physical and drug screen required
• Valid I9 Identification
Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Work Authorization/Security Clearance
This position does not approve visa requirements, H1-B sponsorship, special clearances, etc. Submittal and clearance of drug and background screening to meet Company Policy expectation
Job Type: Full-time, potential for Part-Time
Job Location:
¥ Denver, CO


Title SUPERVISOR: QC (Dietary Supplement MFG)
Categories Industry
Organization FB Laboratories, Inc
Location Hauppauge, NY
Job Information
• Ensure Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) are followed and contribute to the
management of regulatory affairs.
• Supervise the sampling & sample submission of incoming raw material and products
including timely disposition, proper retention of samples and documentation of
product analysis records.
• Supervise the conduct of Quality Control inspections of manufacturing and packaging
operations and maintain such records.
• Ensure accurate/timely completion of all tasks relating to issuance & completion of
batch production records.
• Works directly with manufacturing-, packaging- and warehouse- departments to
ensure Quality Control requirements are met.
• Identify quality problems and recommend solutions.
• Investigate and report questionable test results to QA.
• Monitor testing procedures to ensure that all tests are performed according to
established item specifications, standard test methods, or protocols.
• Participate in out-of-specification and failure investigations and recommend corrective
• Preparation, review and approval of raw materials and finished product specifications.
• Investigate and provide detailed findings of customer complaints.
• Read, understand and apply current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) regulation,
requirements, and company policies in performing duties.

• Bachelors or Masters in Chemistry or Phytochemistry or a closely related field.
• Knowledge of regulatory requirements that affect the dietary supplement and/or
pharmaceutical manufacturing, preferred.
• 2+ years of experience in quality assurance/control of pharmaceutical/dietary
supplement manufacturing operation is desirable.


Title Engineer – Fermentation Leader
Categories Industry
Organization Mendel Biological Solutions
Location Hayward, CA
Job Information

Mendel Biological Solutions, LLC invites applicants for the position of Engineer – Fermentation Lead. The successful individual will lead a team responsible for optimizing and scaling-up the fermentation of microorganisms identified as bio-fertility agents or biostimulants. The position requires a deep understanding of, and experience with scaling-up fermentation processes, technology transfer to and from pilot plants, and general microbiology.

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

Responsibilities will include close collaboration across a team of scientists, formulators and commercial fermentation vendors to scale the production of biological products to meet cost and volume targets. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience managing projects and people focused on culturing a diverse array of microbes, including fungi and bacteria isolated from the environment – and bringing those products into commercial production.

What You Will Need:

-Experience in Research & Development-scale fermentation
-Excellent analytical, written and oral communication skills and ability to report program results to the management, sales and marketing teams
-Experience analyzing large data sets and simplified presentation of results
-Master’s degree in Biochemical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Microbiology (or closely-related field) with 2+ years of fermentation experience OR a Ph.D. in -Biochemical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Microbiology (or closely-related field).

What Will Put You Ahead:

-Experience supervising other team members
-Demonstrated success in managing projects, including sourcing, budgeting and timelines
-Expertise in both pilot and commercial-scale fermentation

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

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