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Product Development Manager, Healthcare

Department: Product Development
Location: Chattanooga, TN

Job Title:          Product Development Manager, Healthcare 

Reports To:      Senior Director, Product Development                                                                                   

Department:     Product Development 

Location:          Chattanooga, TN  

Sanofi CHC, a leading manufacturer and marketer of healthcare (OTC), personal care, and skin care products is searching for a career minded, energetic, and organized individual to join our team as a Product Development Manager, Healthcare.  Sanofi CHC’s extensive portfolio of brands include Allegra, Nasacort, Xyzal, Icy Hot, Zantac, ACT, Gold Bond and Selsun Blue.  Sanofi CHC is a global business unit of Sanofi, a multinational pharmaceutical company based in Paris, France.  

Job Summary 

The Product Development manager will be responsible for overall development, formulation, qualification, and management of specific Sanofi CHC OTC projects, opportunities, life-cycle management and potential future Rx to OTC switch projects. The successful candidate will be a hands-on scientist who will innovate, produce working prototypes, and lead scale up of lab batches to pilot and production sizes. In addition, the candidate must be able to incorporate the necessary safety, clinical, and regulatory aspects into their projects. The candidate will also be able to translate insights in health sciences into technical opportunities. He/she will demonstrate a high level of technical skill, leadership of people, and project management aptitude. He/she must be a team player who can present technical subjects/health science to others, including marketing. 

Role Specific Responsibilities 


This description is representative but not inclusive of all position responsibilities.  Associate may be asked from time to time to complete tasks not listed within the contents of this document, but that are relative to the goals of the business. 



Education:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in Chemistry, Biology, Pharmacy or other Healthcare Sciences required. 

Experience:  5-15 years’ experience in product development with a preferred combination of both monograph OTC experience, as well as, experience with NDA’s.  Formulation experience is a must.

Role Specific Competencies:   This position requires extensive use of computer equipment. Must have a demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft business software to include Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook.

Special Requirements:  Position is located in Chattanooga, TN.  Overnight business travel may be required 15%. 


Regulatory Compliance 

American with Disabilities Act 

The company recognizes its responsibility to ensure that all qualified candidates (defined as individuals who can perform all essential job functions), are considered equally for employment and is prepared to make reasonable accommodations to ensure that disabled employees or candidates are not disadvantaged in the candidate selection process. 

Civil Rights Act of 1964 Title VII 

The company recognizes its responsibility to ensure that all qualified candidates receive equal employment opportunity in the role regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or national origin.  

Fair Labor Standards Act (as amended in 2004) 

This role has been classified as exempt from consideration under current FLSA overtime requirements.  


Relocation assistance is provided.

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