Manufacturer of Natural Products That Empower People to Live Healthier Lives
Nutrition for Optimal Wellness
Corporate Office Positions

R & D ASSISTANT CHEF
 
Job Description:
Participates in all functions of research and development for NOW’s food lines including, but not limited to, formulation development, raw material evaluation, technical troubleshooting, packaging testing, and employee training. This position works directly with the R&D Corporate Chef and R&D Specialists to provide innovation, product development, and reformulation on current products.  This individual will coordinate consumer and customer research programs involving sensory evaluation on products as well as to develop the key insights that will form the basis for an inclusive recipe content for the NOW Foods Website.  This may include tradeshow participation/ media outlets/ using current opportunities for exposure to the new product line.
 
Hours:
Posted 01/28/15                               (1 position)        Full-time                                              1st shift
 

Qualifications:
Minimum requirements Bachelor of Science in Food Science or related field and three to five years related experience and/or training; and a Culinary Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be able to move 55#. Pre-employment testing required: drug screen, physical, functional, background check.


SENIOR TECHNOLOGY & SERVICES MANAGER
 
Job Description:
Plans, directs, and coordinates the IT infrastructure organization that supports the user community of NOW Health Group.  Leads the technology, security/communications, and user support services teams with hands-on expertise and knowledge covering a wide range of hardware, software and service areas.  Leads teams of technology professionals providing strategic direction and tactical support that meets the future needs of NOW Health Group.
 
Hours:
Posted 1/27/15                           (1 position)        Full-time   1st shift
 

Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; and at least ten years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  A broad technology background is critical with significant experience in servers, storage, switches, routers, VOIP, LAN/WAN communications, and Service Desk management a requirement.   A thorough understanding of key infrastructure technologies including servers (UNIX and Windows), storage (SAN and NAS), Software (OS, Virtualization, Back-up) and related support service is required. Pre-employment testing required:  drug screen, background check.


LAN ADMINSTRATOR
 
Job Description:
Configures, installs, maintains, and troubleshoots physical and virtual Microsoft Windows 2008+ servers. Configure and manage Active Directory 2008+. Administer and manage Exchange 2010+. Manage virtual environments, both VMWare and Hyper-V. Performs updates to operating systems, device drivers, and peripherals. Supports user needs with Microsoft products to include the MS Office Suite of applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, etc.), Internet/Intranet access and electronic e-mail (to include MS Exchange Server). Also supports a variety of Best of Breed system used throughout the organization. Configures systems and user accounts as needed under various computer operating systems (OS) to include all of the Windows family, Mac OS, Thin-Client, CITRIX, Terminal Server, and AIX UNIX. Installs, upgrades and tests network hardware and software components as required. Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or four to six years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Pre-employment testing required: drug screen, background check.
 
Hours:
Posted 11/26/14                           (1 position)        Full-time   1st shift
 
Qualifications:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to two years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Pre-employment testing required:  drug screen, background check.

FOOD SALES SPECIALIST
 
Job Description:
Focus is selling NOWs Food skus. Targets are larger natural chains like Whole Foods, Sprouts, Distributors and various other targets with eventual expansion of sales efforts to other retail channels. Must have food contact network and be able to hit the ground running. Experience working with Whole Foods and Sprouts a big plus. Coordinate and Execute store promotions and support marketing efforts of the brand. Assists with the coordination of sales efforts with our broker network. Complete and submit required paperwork for retail submissions as needed. Will report to the Outside Sales Manager and the Food Manager.
 
Hours:
Posted 11/12/14                                     (1 position)        Full-time                                    1st shift
 
Qualifications:
Must have 3 years minimum experience selling Natural Foods products in the Natural Food Industry. Associates degree; or one to three years' related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Excellent computer skills required.  Oracle ERP experience preferred. Pre-employment testing required:  drug screen, background check.

SENIOR ORACLE APPLICATIONS DEVELOPER
 
Job Description:
Leads, plans, designs, implements, and executes large complex projects to enhance all functions associated with the Oracle E-Business Suite set of applications to include but not limited to Oracle Inventory, Discrete and Process Manufacturing, Financials and Order Management modules.  Designs and implements complex interfaces with third party applications code specific to NOW Health Group processes.
 
Hours:
Posted 12/03/14                           (1 position)        Full-time   1st shift
 
Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree (B.A. or B.S.) from a four-year college or university; minimum 8 years related Oracle 11i applications experience in a process manufacturing environment. Pre-employment testing required:  drug screen, background check.

DIGITAL MARKETING SUPERVISOR
 
Job Description:
Devises strategies to drive traffic to the company website. Tracks conversion rates and make improvements to the website. Develops and manages digital marketing campaigns. Oversees the social media strategy for the company. Manages online brand and product campaigns to raise brand awareness. Manages SEO efforts to ensure that our sites are optimized for search engines. Manages the redesign of the company website. Liaises with hosting company, SEO agency, and other external resources as needed. Improves the usability, design, content and conversion of the company website. Evaluates customer research, market conditions and competitor data.
 
Hours:
Posted 12/17/14                           (1 position)        Full-time   1st shift
 
Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in digital marketing, marketing, or a related field and seven years equivalent work experience in a related area is required. Pre-employment testing required:  drug screen, background check.

PROBIOTICS & DIGESTIVE HEALTH CATEGORY MANAGER
 
Job Description:
Effectively manages the Probiotics category to meet company strategic goal.  Initiates, develops, and coordinates the execution of measurable business marketing strategies to achieve channel goals. Researches the market to stay on top of trends and find new and innovative products.  Helps to formulate new products and reviews current formulas to update to new trends and regulatory requirements. Contacts and partners with major Practitioners and Customers or Distributors to develop products and programs appropriate for various market channels selling this category of products. Develops product information sheets to help educate Practitioners, retail customers and consumers. Coordinates with Marketing Communications Manager for tactical execution of marketing plans that optimize the category performance. Responsible for the category cost center including planning, maintenance and monitoring expenditures and revenue to ensure budget goals are met.  Works with internal sales staff and external independent sales representatives to ensure strategic goals are met.
 
Hours:
Posted 01/09/15                                     (1 position)        Full-time                                    1st shift
 
Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree (BA) from four-year college or university in business or marketing field required. A BS degree in biological sciences (biochemistry or microbiology) is desirable, plus a minimum of five years Marketing and/or Sales experience in the Dietary Supplement or Pharmaceutical industries. Nutritional and probiotic product technical and marketing experience would be beneficial. Pre-employment testing required:  drug screen, background check.

REGIONAL ACCOUNT MANAGER- PRACTITIONER
 

Job Description:
Achieves sales growth expectations through the identification and development of new business opportunities, continued development of existing customer relationships, and active participation in regionally located tradeshow events.  Engages customers and prospects within assigned territory via virtual (telephone, email, mail, etc.) and direct contact (office visit, tradeshow meeting, etc.).  Plans regional trips and account routing to maximize territory performance while operating within the allotted travel budget. Manages schedule and work hours according to the needs of assigned business. Normal business hours are from 8:30am – 5:00pm CST Monday through Friday. However, customer location, availability, and regional events (i.e. tradeshows) may require attention at times outside the normal business schedule. Recommends products to practitioners by identifying new product opportunities, conducting formal business reviews and business planning, and leveraging key category or product promotions.

 
Hours:
Posted 01/16/15                                     (1 position)        Full-time                                    1st shift
 
Qualifications:
Associates degree or Bachelors and a minimum of three years of related experience required. Pre-employment testing required:  drug screen, background check.

INGREDIENT RESOURCE SPECIALIST
 

Job Description:
Provides technical support for NOW Health Group (NOW Foods, Protocol, Healthco, NOW International and Puresource) products by sourcing and processing information from suppliers pertaining to dietary ingredients’ technical, regulatory, manufacturing process, scientific, and clinical aspects, and developing and maintaining company electronic ingredient files in compliance with regulatory statues.

 
Hours:
Posted 2/11/15                        (1 position)        Full-time   1st shift
 
Qualifications:
B.S. degree in biomedical sciences, chemistry, biochemistry, physiology or nursing is preferred.  At least 1 year experience in Dietary Supplement industry.  Experience with the supply chain process and FDA regulatory requirements under DSHEA and NDI guidelines is preferred. Pre-employment testing required:  drug screen, background check.

DEMAND PLANNER
 

Job Description:
Generates baseline forecasts from relevant sales history, making adjustments where necessary using inputs of statistical forecasting, promotional activity, innovation, seasonal demand and market trends. Manages forecast accuracy and variance by monitoring forecast bias and consistently driving forecasting improvements to improve accuracy.  Provides input and works closely with supply chain planners to manage fulfillment of demand and develop inventory strategies on existing products, new products and product phase-outs. Creates, analyzes, and tracks sales and operations reports and look for trends, opportunities, issues, etc. that impact demand.

 
Hours:
Posted 1/02/15   (1 position) Full-time   1st shift
 
Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Supply Chain, Mathematics or related field and three to five years’ experience in analytical role in consumer products or supply chain.  Experience within the food industry and Consumer Packaged Goods environment is strongly preferred. Pre-employment testing required:  drug screen, background check.

OUTBOUND SALES LEAD PERSON
 

Job Description:
Compiles lists of prospective customers for use as sales leads, based on information from ad inquiries, trade shows, direct mail responses, card deck leads, aged leads, dealer resellers, business directories, Internet Web sites, and other sources.  Talks with customers and prospects by phone, mail, e-mail, and fax throughout assigned territory, includes cold calls, follow-up calls, upselling and increasing current customer business.
Makes outbound lead follow-up calls to potential and existing customers by telephone to qualify leads and sell products and services. Handles inbound sales lead calls to convert calls into sales.  Enters orders into computer system. Builds and maintains customers relationships.  Required travel to territories a minimum once every quarter. Enters new customer data and other sales data for current customers into computer database. Manages territory by increasing sales by offering creative selling techniques.

 
Hours:
Posted 2/11/15                          (1 position)        Full-time   1st shift  8:30 am – 5:00 pm
 
Qualifications:
Associates degree; or one to three years' related sales and cold calling experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Pre-employment testing required:  drug screen, background check.

SUPPLY CHAIN ANALYST
 

Job Description:
Gathers and interprets relevant data for existing processes and logic in the NOW supply chain through personal observation and user interaction.  Works collaboratively to investigate problems, finds root causes, and develops solutions. Improves data governance by partnering with stakeholders across the company to establish data practices, policies and capabilities to collect, use and share data in support of business objectives. Monitors contract compliance of supply chain partners and logistics service providers. Recommends workable method and procedural improvements, leveraging the system where applicable. Develops new applications, tools and refreshable ad hoc reports to address current business problems or to streamline processes. Provides analytical support for projects, new business opportunities, and proposals.  Performs other projects, analyses and data extraction as assigned.

 
Hours:
Posted 1/02/15   (1 position) Full-time   1st shift
 
Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree is required, ideally in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Economics, Business or a related field. Masters, MBA, APICS or other related certifications are a plus. Pre-employment testing required:  drug screen, background check.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS ANALYST I
 

Job Description:
Manages the entire telecommunications infrastructure and its associated software, including VoIP, call management systems, voice mail, and conferencing systems under the direction of the WAN/Security Manager. Assists in developing long-term strategies and capacity planning for meeting future telecommunications hardware and software needs.  Assists in developing, implementing, and maintaining policies, procedures, and training plans for telecommunication systems appropriate use. Interacts with carriers, service providers and vendors in the design, ordering, implementation and maintenance of the enterprise voice infrastructure.  Administers adds, moves, and change requests from end users as well as new line installations as required for Cisco Unified Communication Manager, UCCX, and Unity Connection Systems.  Generates telecommunications usage and inventory reports as required. Interacts with technical staff to ensure the safe and proper installation of cabling, wiring, and other electrical hardware.

 
Hours:
Posted 2/11/15   (1 position) Full-time   1st shift
 
Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree (B.A. or B.S.) from a four-year college or university in Telecommunications, Networking or Computer technology. Minimum two years related experience in Cisco Data and Voice Communications systems and/or other IT technologies.  Pre-employment testing required:  drug screen, background check.