Mgr., Department (i) in Bohemia, NY at The Nature's Bounty Co.

Date Posted: 8/28/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Bohemia, NY
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  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
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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  

The Department Manager will oversee the plant warehousing, logistics, and planning teams across all three shifts.  Reporting directly to the Plant Manager, the Department Manager will be part of the plant leadership team and manage a team of supervisors and associates.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Plan production, forecast inventory and plans short/long-term capacity in order to achieve targeted fill rates
  • Coordinate scheduling with component suppliers, brand managers and procurement
  • Collaborate with Merchandising, Procurement, Planning and Inventory, QA, logistics, procurement, to develop/adjust required inputs for detailed production planning
  • Understand future capacity/supply constraints affecting production by engaging stakeholders throughout the planning process, and lead the development of recovery plans

  • 5+ years of management and operations experience in a high-speed consumer products manufacturing environment or related, with strong logistics and planning acumen
  • A substantial technical background, evidenced by academic credentials and professional and/or military experience
  • Bachelor's Degree highly preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate a vision effectively and to enroll others in that vision
  • Knowledge and proven ability to implement high performing organizations
  • Strong ability to coach and developing skills and proven ability to influence others
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Strong organizational, time management, financial and budgeting skills
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to help associates take ownership for the business and a succession planning orientation
  • Strong working knowledge of Lean manufacturing practices such as TPM, OEE and the ability to utilize these tools to create and operate a high performing organization
  • PC skills that encompass Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint and ERP applications

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! 

Military candidates encouraged to apply.

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.