Lead Tablet Press Oper (d) in Leonia, NJ at The Nature's Bounty Co.

Date Posted: 10/4/2018

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Company Description  

For more than 70 years, The Nature’s Bounty Co. has enriched the lives of consumers around the world and stood as the leader in health and wellness by introducing innovative products and solutions to the marketplace. Putting science and the highest quality standards at the heart of our business, the brands of The Nature’s Bounty Co. are some of the most trusted in the world. Always motivated by nature’s bountiful effects on people’s health, our vision for health and wellness has inspired leading brands such as Nature’s Bounty®, Sundown Naturals®, Solgar®, Osteo Bi-Flex®, Ester-C®, MET-Rx®, Pure Protein®, Balance®, Body Fortress®, Puritan’s Pride® and Organic Dr.®, among others. As a leading global manufacturer, marketer, distributor and retailer of vitamins, nutritional supplements, sports & active nutrition and ethical beauty products, The Nature’s Bounty Co. is committed to supporting wellness in all its forms.

Job Description  

The Lead Tablet Press Operator is responsible for all documentation and manufacturing activities related to the compression of solid-dose product as per formula instructions and assisting the supervisor on a daily basis. Provides real time review of in-process data and batch documentation in order to limit the need for later review or rework.

***NOTE:  this is a 3rd Shift role.  The work day begins at 10 pm and the work day ends at 6:30 am.  The work week begins Monday evenings and ends Saturday mornings.***

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Adhering to the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs), and Good Documentation Practices (GDPs) that are in effect assuring the quality and quantity of product produced
  • Documents tablet press process information as per SOP
  • Consistently reviews in-process batch documentation to ensure real-time compliance to product specifications, good documentation practices, company SOP’s and cGMP’s.
  • Ensures that deviation reports are generated if out-of-specifications are observed
  • Discusses errors directly with department personnel so corrections can be made if required
  • Guides and advises operations associates as necessary on cGMP’s and GDP’s to ensure timely release of product or reaction to issues
  • Matches all labels with batch records
  • Loads and unloads tablet press machine
  • Operates tablet press machinery independently as well as within a team environment
  • Monitors tablet press operation periodically and report any conditions to the manager
  • Manages the department in the absence of the supervisor and/or manager

  • Experience in the food, pharmaceutical and or supplement industry preferred
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred
  • Military experience a plus
  • Prior lead and machine operator experience in a manufacturing setting required  
  • Strong organizational skills, written, oral, interpersonal attention to detail skills are required
  • Ability to write correspondence.  Must be able to respond to verbal and written instructions
  • Intermediate to advanced computer knowledge of MS Office programs is required
  • Computer software such as AS400 preferred
  • Basic mathematical skills
  • Physical ability to repetitively lift, stand, climb, bend, etc. within a manufacturing environment

Additional Information  

The Nature's Bounty Co. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

The Nature's Bounty Co. offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, which includes health and dental plans, voluntary short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, generous associate discounts and more!

Please contact Human Resources at 631-244-2120 if you should need a reasonable accommodation to submit your information for our on-line job postings.