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

Date Posted: 8/20/2018

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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 Supplier Quality Manager is responsible for managing supplier performance and driving improvement, working with cross functional teams, as well as suppliers, ensuring specifications and other requirements are communicated.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited:

  • Ensure suppliers stay in regulatory and other compliance resulting in zero recall
  • Execute Quality and Compliance Agreement
  • Participate in new Product Development initiatives, working with R & D, Technical 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 110 and 111 compliance. Maintain zero recall from suppliers
  • Review GSQ initial samples meeting with spec, label, BOM, COA verified
  • Manage timely lot release interacting with The Nature’s Bounty Co. cross functions, Distribution Centers, 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 The Nature’s Bounty Co. supplier quality management program by developing procedures and instructions, staying ahead of regulations and customer expectations

  • 7+ years of experience managing suppliers engaged in food, dietary supplements or pharmaceuticals products processing
  • A Bachelor's degree in food science or chemistry or microbiology or pharmacy
  • Master degree preferable
  • Experience with FDA 21 CFR Part 111 cGMP for Dietary Supplement regulations
  • Ability to implement ISO 19011 audit principles, procedures and techniques
  • Preferably candidate should have HACCP certification, Lead Auditor certification
  • Good communication and people skills
  • Computer skills working with ERP systems, MS Office including Project, Visio and Access
  • Ability 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

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.