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Dir., Tech Svc (I) in Bohemia, NY at The Nature's Bounty Co.

Date Posted: 4/8/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Bohemia, NY
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    4/8/2019

Job Description

Since time began, the earth’s been a generous contributor to people’s well-being. We haven’t been around quite that long, but The Nature’s Bounty Co. has been enriching lives of consumers around the world for more than 70 years. And before we even got started, the world was developing our motivation: Nature’s bountiful effects on people’s health.

Through our years, we’ve been a leader in health and wellness with our innovative products and solutions. We put science and the highest quality standards at the heart of our business—that’s why The Nature’s Bounty Co. brands are some of the most trusted in the world. We’re a leading global manufacturer, marketer, distributor and retailer of vitamins, nutritional supplements, sports & active nutrition, and ethical beauty products.

We’re also a great place to work, with excellent benefits, competitive compensation and a progressive, healthy company culture. If you’ve ever spent your workdays watching the clock, you know how important a positive work environment is for a person’s well-being. The Nature’s Bounty Co. is committed to supporting wellness in all its forms. And when it comes to wellness, nature is a pretty good place to start

The Director of Technical Services leads the Technical Services Managers, Scientists, and Analysts at our New York manufacturing sites. The Director coaches and provides leadership to the Technical Services team, with responsibilities for improving current products and processes, improving efficiencies, addressing manufacturing issues, seeking cost savings and maintaining networks of external partners.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Works directly with the VP, Technical Services, to recommend and implement organizational projects and procedural changes to deliver on bottom-line savings and top-line business growth.
  • Identifies and leads productivity improvement, cost savings and technical transfer projects, tracks key performance indicators, and reports results to upper management.
  • Directs teams to analyze root causes of problematic formulas or processes and supervises corrective/preventive actions.
  • Serves as technical expert in manufacturing and packaging processes.
  • Co-leads strategies to develop new process and organizational capabilities.
  • Brings best practices to form and direct cross-functional teams to build accountability for results.
  • Contributes to formation of ways of working with third-party manufacturers on productivity initiatives and acts as the technical liaison as needed.
  • Provides resources to respond to day-to-day technical needs of the manufacturing organization.
  • Recognizes the need for constant evaluation and improvements to new and existing work procedures.
  • Leads effort in simplifying, optimizing and/or qualifying product formulations and processes. 
  • Recommends and implements improved tools, processes and procedures to add value to the company.
  • Assesses competencies, strengths, and developmental needs of the Technical Services colleagues.
  • Maintains a proficiency in technical knowledge/skills and is current with developments and trends in their area of expertise.
  • Builds teamwork across the organization; Collaborates effectively with academic institutions, SMEs and other technology providers.
  • Displays intellectual curiosity, challenges the status quo, and looks beyond established practices to develop unique solutions that  add value to the company.
  • Hires and trains the Technical staff.
     

Job Requirements

The Director of Technical Services leads the Technical Services Managers, Scientists, and Analysts at our New York manufacturing sites. The Director coaches and provides leadership to the Technical Services team, with responsibilities for improving current products and processes, improving efficiencies, addressing manufacturing issues, seeking cost savings and maintaining networks of external partners.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Works directly with the VP, Technical Services, to recommend and implement organizational projects and procedural changes to deliver on bottom-line savings and top-line business growth.
  • Identifies and leads productivity improvement, cost savings and technical transfer projects, tracks key performance indicators, and reports results to upper management.
  • Directs teams to analyze root causes of problematic formulas or processes and supervises corrective/preventive actions.
  • Serves as technical expert in manufacturing and packaging processes.
  • Co-leads strategies to develop new process and organizational capabilities.
  • Brings best practices to form and direct cross-functional teams to build accountability for results.
  • Contributes to formation of ways of working with third-party manufacturers on productivity initiatives and acts as the technical liaison as needed.
  • Provides resources to respond to day-to-day technical needs of the manufacturing organization.
  • Recognizes the need for constant evaluation and improvements to new and existing work procedures.
  • Leads effort in simplifying, optimizing and/or qualifying product formulations and processes. 
  • Recommends and implements improved tools, processes and procedures to add value to the company.
  • Assesses competencies, strengths, and developmental needs of the Technical Services colleagues.
  • Maintains a proficiency in technical knowledge/skills and is current with developments and trends in their area of expertise.
  • Builds teamwork across the organization; Collaborates effectively with academic institutions, SMEs and other technology providers.
  • Displays intellectual curiosity, challenges the status quo, and looks beyond established practices to develop unique solutions that  add value to the company.
  • Hires and trains the Technical staff.