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

Date Posted: 5/28/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Bohemia, NY
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    At least 10 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.

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

Job Requirements

  • 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, 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 a strong plus
  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical or electrical engineering is strongly preferred.  
  • An alternative, relevant engineering degree (e.g. chemical engineering) and/or applicable military leadership experience may be a potentially acceptable credential for a candidate with experience that very closely matches this role
  • 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 systems
  • The ability to effectively communicate to and collaborate with senior management, outside consultants, suppliers and team members
  • Demonstrated ability to constructively participate in tactical and strategic technical planning discussions for capital programs and other major projects undertaken
  • Should be an assertive self-starter, who can also consistently display the interpersonal skills of both a strong leader and an effective team player
  • Sound judgment and high ethical standards, coupled with proven negotiating skills, which reflect a solid combination of business acumen, common sense, insight and an agile intellect
  • Military candidates are encouraged to apply.

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.