Mgr., Qual Sys Audit & Trng(i) in Bohemia, NY at The Nature's Bounty Co.

Date Posted: 6/27/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Bohemia, NY
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  • Experience:
    5 to 7 years
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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.

Do you have experience working with quality systems in both a manufacturing and corporate environment?  If given the opportunity, would you be able to demonstrate your ability to analyze and determine trends in complex data sets and determine an effective course of action to reach an agreed solution, as well as, objectively evaluate program requirements and prioritize actions to achieve them? If so, look no further than Nature's Bounty and our opening for a Manager, Quality Systems Audits & Training. 

This position is responsible for managing the corporate quality audit and training programs at NBTY. As a member of the Quality Excellence  group, this associate will provide leadership and guidance to the corporate internal audit team, champion the training program and have oversight of NBTY external audit programs. The position will have responsibility for managing and improving the audit and training programs to ensure NBTY is an industry leader in the areas of their responsibility, and is compliant with all applicable regulatory and customer requirements. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Administration and management of audit programs including CAPA and audit observation closure
  • Monitor, analyze, determine and report trends in complex data sets and determine an effective course of action to reach an agreed solution as well as objectively evaluate program requirements and prioritize actions to achieve them.  
  • Manage corporate quality training program
  • Write summary reports, create, review and approve action plans and implement tracking measures to verify effective completion. 
  • Conduct New Hire Orientation GMP training for NY campus
  • Facilitate and train associates in cGMPs, Root Cause Analysis and CAPA investigations as well as other cGMP topics. 
  • Conduct audits, train associates as required
  • Lead continuous improvement efforts as required
  • Monitor the overall compliance to company policies, SOPs and regulatory compliance for areas of responsibility. Identify and lead improvement opportunities
  • Support and manage efforts of audit/ training team
  • Ensure good document control practices for written and electronic systems. Includes electronic record verification, working with IT to validate electronic data systems for intended use where required as well as performing quality electronic system audits.
  • Develop Policies and corporate SOPs as required
  • Ability to apply statistical principles to evaluate and improve processes
  • Other duties may be assigned as required 

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s in Pharmaceutical, Food Science, Chemical Engineering or Science related field required
  • 5-7 years of in the food, pharmaceutical and or nutraceutical industry
  • Proven experience in implementing and/ or improving quality systems
  • Management experience, including strategic planning and project planning, project management, and problem-solving skills
  • Experienced lead auditor in HACCP and cGMP`s as per 21CFR part 110 and 111 or 210 and 211
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements for supplements, including knowledge of CFR part 11, data integrity assurance and auditing of electronic data and systems
  • Familiar with requirements of ISO e.g. 22000 and 17025, HACCP etc.
  • Administration and management of audit programs including CAPA and audit observation closure
  • Knowledge of Experimental Design, ability to develop and analyze statistical data and use SPC packages e.g. Minitab/InfinityQS
  • Experience in quality audit program management and audit skills training, ASQ –CQA (certified quality auditor) or other
  • Should be experienced working with quality systems in both a manufacturing and corporate environment. 
  • Must exhibit exemplary behaviors in line with NBTY Inc. principles and values
  • Good planning and organizational skills
  • Excellent technical writing and verbal communication skills, and have the skills and ability to write policy and procedures in their area of responsibility. 
  • Ability to lead, train, motivate, and develop successful teams
  • Excellent oral and written interpersonal communication skills
  • Effective at analytical thinking/ problem solving
  • Demonstrated knowledge of manufacturing systems and processes
  • Innovation, Continuous learning, continuous improvement
  • Change management
  • Prioritization and decision making
  • Influencing others
  • Ability to data mine Oracle PQM and other databases
  • Fluent in applications such as MS Excel, Word
  • Travel approximately 10-25% required
  • Works in multiple locations with teams in factories and may be exposed to powders, chemicals and allergens (peanuts, tree nuts, milk, dairy, eggs, wheat, gluten, soy, fish and shellfish)
Expected high performance behaviors:
  • 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 
  • Is 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.