Product Development Manager
Posted on 3/8/2023
hims & hers

201-500 employees

Personal telehealth wellness
Company Overview
Hims and hers offers a modern approach to health and wellness. Their mission is to eliminate stigmas and make it easier for people to access care and treatment for the conditions that impact their daily lives.
Gilbert, AZ, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Product Design
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Chemistry, Food Science, Chemical Engineering, Food Engineering, Cosmetic Chemistry or related fields
  • A minimum of 7-10 years hands-on experience in product development (experience developing OTC products or Rx/pharmaceutical products a plus)
  • Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills
  • Ability to stay cool and calm under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Lead R&D product development projects (Non-Rx with external partners and Rx with internal partners) from conception through development, and scale-up through commercialization to meet objectives for feasibility assessment, technical formulation, sensory validation, analytical testing, and shelf life evaluation
  • Partner cross-functionally with marketing, retail, operations, quality, and sourcing on new product innovation to ensure alignment and feasibility, and to optimize product design within launch timelines
  • Transfer technical knowledge to the manufacturing team and lead product scale up in a timely and rigorous manner
  • Partner externally with vendors, suppliers and co-packers and manage all aspects of the external formulation process including providing direction to contract fillers and 3rd party testing labs
  • Track milestones and communicate project risks to the Technical Project Manager in a timely manner
  • Work closely with the R&D Lab Manager to manage the weekly benchtop workload, and sample shipments based on launch priorities
  • Partner with Sourcing Manager to assess vendor performance and troubleshoot issues to drive continuous improvement
Desired Qualifications
  • Prior managerial experience is a plus
  • Regulatory background is a plus