Mgr., Depart-maintenance (i) in Leonia, NJ at The Nature's Bounty Co.

Date Posted: 8/9/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Leonia, NJ
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 10 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    8/9/2018

Job Description


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  

Under the direction of the Plant Manager, the Maintenance Department Manager is responsible for overall management of the Maintenance function to produce high quality nutritional supplements with maximum operating effectiveness and safety.   This role is a critical member of the Plant Management Team and is responsible for the repair and maintenance of all plant and facility equipment as well as the technical direction of the Maintenance Staff. It is also responsible for adhering to the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) that are in effect, assuring the safety, quality and quantity of product produced.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Manages the Maintenance organization to ensure that the plant runs most optimally
  • Provides guidance, direction, and motivation to Maintenance and Operations Associates to encourage ownership of results at the Associate and team level
  • Build technical capability of Maintenance Department and Operating Department Associates
  • Manages critical components of Total Productive Maintenance, including the Centerline program, Preventive Maintenance programs, parts and storeroom operations, Clean/Inspect/Lubricate programs, etc.
  • Creates a culture of an integrated approach to maintenance, based on teamwork and cooperation operating teams and Maintenance Associates
  • Ensures compliance with quality, safety, regulatory requirements, and cGMP guidelines
  • Ensures all associates receive proper training, such as GMP, SOP, Safety, and Operations
  • Monitors associate performance and provides coaching and training as required

Qualifications  
  • 10+ years of experience in the management of blending, tableting and/or high speed packaging equipment, including all elements of TPM. 
  • Detailed knowledge of mechanical and electrical machine repair, PLC, preventative maintenance, HVAC, as well as the safe and efficient operation of plant utilities, such as boilers and chillers is required.  
  • A background in the food, drug or nutritional industry is strongly preferred.
  • A Bachelors degree in mechanical or electrical engineering is strongly preferred or equivalent military maintenance leadership experience.  An alternative, relevant engineering degree (e.g. chemical engineering) may be potentially acceptable credential for a candidate with professional experience that closely matches this particular role and/or Military experience.
  • The ability to effectively provide coaching and direction to Maintenance leaders, Team Leaders, and Associates in maintenance and operations.
  • The ability to create and implement TPM, autonomous maintenance and work team based systems.
  • The ability to effectively communicate to and collaborate with senior management, outside consultants, suppliers and team.


Additional Information  

The Nature's Bounty Company 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 Company 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.