Mgr., GL Supplier Quality (I) in Bohemia, NY at The Nature's Bounty Co.

Date Posted: 8/15/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Bohemia, NY
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  • Experience:
    At least 7 year(s)
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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 Global Supplier Quality Manager is responsible for managing suppliers’ performance and driving improvement. The position is responsible to work with NBCo. cross functional teams as well as suppliers ensuring specs and other requirements are communicated. Ensure suppliers stay in regulatory and other compliance resulting zero recall.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage brand Items outsourcing project. (Items in house to outsource and transfers)
  • Execute Quality and Compliance Agreement
  • Manage Liquid & Creams as well as Probiotics current outsourcing projects. (Items in house to outsource)
  • Participate new PD initiatives, working with R D, Tech Services, Nutritional & Label and supply chain. Conduct supplier site risk assessment and audits, QMS, HACCP and cGMP risk assessment
  • Develop and implement suppliers’ batch records review process that includes all contract suppliers’ different capabilities batch records review and then monitor at regular interval. Ensure applicable FDA 21 CFR Part 117 and 111 compliance. Maintain zero recall from suppliers
  • Communicate and ensure NBCo. supplier quality management program is implemented by suppliers. Ensure shipment meet with spec, shipping requirements and regulation, zero recall
  • Review GSQ initial samples meeting with spec, label, BOM, COA verified
  • Manage timely lot release interacting with NBCo. cross functions, DCs, follow up with suppliers
  • Lead supplier NCR process that help drive improvement. Review & manage deviation, OOS and investigation
  • Perform supplier performance, quality rating, NCR data analysis, generate action items applying quality tools and techniques, work with suppliers to implement effective and sustainable CAPA.
  • Ensure applicable customer requirements are met by supplier sites with adequate registration and 3rd party audits
  • Review consumer comments internal reports and ensure applicable steps taken to address supplier related issues to continually improve
  • Guide and manage supplier compliance with new FSMA, applicable FSVP rules. Keep track of current FDA industry findings and trends. Pro-actively improve NBCo. supplier quality management program by developing procedures and instructions, staying ahead of regulations and customer expectations 
  • Other duties may be assigned as required

Job Requirements

  • 7+ years of experience managing suppliers engaged in food, dietary supplements or pharmaceuticals products processing
  • Bachelor's degree in food science, chemistry, microbiology or pharmacy or other closely related discipline; extensive, significant experience can be considered in lieu of a Bachelor's degree.  Master's degree preferred.
  • Candidate should be fully familiar with Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 21 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 110 and 111 compliance for Dietary Supplements
  • Implementation of ISO 19011 audit principles, procedures and techniques
  • HACCP certification and Lead Auditor certification preferred
  • Experience managing low acid food processing and aseptic filling a plus
  • Candidate should have computer skills working with ERP systems and MS Office including Project, Visio and Access
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Be able to work in team dynamics to achieve team goals in fast pace environment
  • Ability to deliver results in tight timeline, stress and crisis management
  • Candidate shall be able to implement quality tools and techniques to analyze data & trends, helping supplier high ratings and improve continually to be efficient
  • Quick learner, organized and self-starter taking full ownership of assigned tasks
  • Exhibit positive attitude regarding work and responsibilities
  • Ability to work collaboratively within teams
  • Ability to maintain effectiveness during major changes in work tasks or the work environment; adjusting effectively to within new work structures, processes, requirements or cultures
  • Continuously look for ways to do things faster and better, while maintaining high quality standards; creative and intellectually curious; tries different and novel ways to solve obstacles


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.