Senior Scientist, Product Development and Applications-Inhalers

Location: Culver City, Ca
Date Posted: 25-07-2018
About us

 At MedMen, we started our journey in 2010 as a team of two with one big idea and a simple vision; cannabis as a consumer product. It is a simple idea with profound consequences for how marijuana is cultivated, produced and marketed. Quality standards matter, best practices matter, brand reputation matters. Today, MedMen is the most dominant cannabis enterprise in the emerging legal marijuana industry.

Our Story

We started MedMen with a simple vision; cannabis as a consumer product. It is a simple idea with profound consequences for how marijuana is cultivated, produced and marketed. Quality standards matter, best practices matter, brand reputation matters. Today, MedMen is the most dominant cannabis enterprise in the emerging legal marijuana industry.

MedMen is the first turnkey marijuana corporation of its kind and is transforming the way people experience and perceive this previously underground multi-billion-dollar cannabis/wellness industry. At MedMen you'll be inspired, challenged and humbled working with insanely smart and passionate people.


Summary
 
The Senior Scientist, Product Development and Applications-Inhalers will be hands-on and be directly responsible to ideate, develop and commercialize new state of the art science based Vaporization(Vape) pen formulations for MedMen retail stores, collaborate with cross functional teams to rapidly develop and sensory test novel consumer relevant products that will mainstream marijuana usage, ensure formulations are robust for internal and/or external manufacturing, provide recommendations for bench top pilot plant equipment for a variety of Vape pen applications and processes, identify external suppliers and partners for a variety of Inhalers forms, formats and packaging options
 
 
Essential Functions 
 
  • Ideate and rapidly develop protocepts and prototypes that align with MedMen’s strategy and pipeline plan.
  • Create robust vape pen formulations to deliver new and novel inhaler products which exceed consumer expectations and provide a consistent user experience.
  • Participate in stage gate process, e.g. Product Development Briefs, used to align on product deliverables.
  • Provide recommendations for processes and equipment to develop and verify formulations within R&D lab.
  • Effectively utilize PLM system to develop and archive in house formulations.
  • Proactively create and present new protocept forms and formats that align with MedMen’s strategy.
  • Provide governance and technical support to satellite R&D locations at manufacturing facilities.
  • Effectively collaborate with external partners and suppliers to develop new and novel inhaler delivery systems.
  • Proactively identify contract manufacturers and suppliers that can rapidly prototype and commercialize new inhaler products.
  • Create and file IP for new and novel formulas and/or processes.
 

Competencies
 
Proven track record for developing and commercialization robust vape pen and other inhalation formulas for new and novel products
Strong technical acumen in the area of inhaler development
Strong communication skills
Strong executional skills
Highly collaborative within R&D and with XF teams.
Strong bias for action
High level of autonomy
Decisive
Flexible, adaptive to change
Hands on experience with PLM systems/software


Work environment 
 
R&D Lab, Pilot Plant, Manufacturing 

 
Physical Demands
 
Ability to perform light physical duties required to complete goals normally associated with a pilot plant environment
 
 
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

Full time
 

Travel

20-30% travel
 
 
Required Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacology, Chemistry or related field. Master’s degree preferred.
7+ years experience in Inhaler/Pharmaceutical/Cannabis sector
 
 
Additional Eligibility Qualifications (certifications, etc.)
 
Strong knowledge of cGMP’s and GLP’s
Applicable safety and labeling requirements
 

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.


AAP/EEO Statement 

MedMen provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, MedMen complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
MedMen expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of MedMen employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.
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