Mgr., Depart-manufacturing (i) in San Antonio, TX at The Nature's Bounty Co.

Date Posted: 8/22/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    8/22/2019

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.

If you are driven to build teams, share your drive for excellence and innovative spirit, and focused on results, The Nature’s Bounty Company is where you want to be! We are building an organization of passionate people committed to the health and wellness of our customers and to the success of our culture and company. The Nature's Bounty Company is seeking an experienced Department Manager to join our team at our San Antonio, TX Manufacturing facility.

The Department Manager is a member of the Plant leadership team and responsible for production operations, working cross functionally, building team capabilities and promoting a high performance culture.  This is a great opportunity that offers future career growth within our Supply Chain, Quality, Distribution, and Integrated Planning functions.   

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensure an efficient and productive manufacturing process that meets customer requirements
  • Directly manage a team of supervisors across all shifts 
  • Plan production, short/long-term capacity, and forecast inventory in order to achieve targeted fill rates
  • Coordinate scheduling with component suppliers, brand managers and procurement. 
  • Liasing with Merchandising, Planning and Inventory, QA, logistics, procurement, to develop/adjust required inputs for detailed production planning
  • Understand future capacity/supply constraints (manufacturing, raw materials, packaging) affecting production by engaging stakeholders throughout the planning process, and lead the development of recovery plans
  • Organizing workflow to meet specifications and deadlines
  • Ensure output meets quality standards
  • Enforce health and safety precautions

Job Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience in a high-speed consumer goods environment, i.e. pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, food/beverage, cosmetics, leading large production teams across multiple shifts
  • Strong production planning background
  • Experience working within a cGMP facility
  • Understanding of quality systems and health & safety regulations
  • Experience in reporting on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Demonstrated ability to build a high performing culture (HPS) and to build organization capability; teamwork based system experience a strong plus
  • A focus on the personal growth and development of team members via coaching methods
  • Strong continuous improvement process experience and working knowledge of Total Productive Maintenance (TPM), Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) and Lean Manufacturing and the ability to utilize these tools to create and operate a high performing organization 
  • Strong problem solving capabilities and strategic thinking
  • Solid organization, communication and collaboration skills
  • Business results driven
  • Bachelor's Degree is required

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 online job postings.

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