Mgr., Tech Svc (I) in Leonia, NJ at The Nature's Bounty Co.

Date Posted: 2/1/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Leonia, NJ
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/1/2018

Job Description



Mgr., Tech Svc (I)

  • 500 Willow Tree Rd, Leonia, NJ
  • Full-time


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

Summary:

Our Supply Chain Technical Services Team is currently recruiting for a Manager, Tech Services to collaborate with our SC Leaders to provide expertise on solid dose formulation and technology. . This role will coach and provide leadership to the Tech Services team, with responsibilities for improving current products and processes, improving efficiencies, addressing manufacturing issues, seeking cost savings and maintaining networks of external partners.

Responsibilities:


• Oversees the Tech Services department at a specific manufacturing site and works in partnership with the technical services director. Leads projects and teams in support of departmental plans.
• Works directly with director to recommend and implement organizational and procedural changes to deliver on bottom-line savings
• Provides resources to respond to day-to-day technical needs of manufacturing site. Evaluates business needs and allocates resources to project and business needs. Sets and refines team priorities as necessary to remain focused on objectives and project milestones under rapidly changing circumstances.
• Reviews and approves GMP-critical documentation, including batch records, amendments, experimental summaries, and qualification/validation reports.
• Leads outsourcing of manufacturing processes/technology transfers.
• Coaches Tech Services Scientists in defining and implementing innovative solutions for assigned tasks, balancing achievement of milestones with high quality standards.
• Negotiates timeline commitments among Scientists, project teams, and contractors such that agreed objectives and timings for completion of activities are achieved. Rapidly communicates major changes to project plans to upper management.
• Looks for innovative and better ways of doing things. Actively looks to eliminate non-value added steps of processes and procedures.
• Monitors, explores, and shares new scientific information, technologies, products and processes with the Science and Technology community. Develops strong collaborative relationships with other internal departments/groups. Fosters an environment of knowledge sharing
• Creates and executes experimental plans and manufacturing trials to fit overall project objectives. Performs comprehensive, sophisticated and critical evaluation of own data and data from other scientists.
• Acts as a mentor/coach for scientists, and provides guidance/feedback on their personal development plan and career objectives to their direct reports. Assists in succession planning and makes recommendations for optimizing the organization.



Qualifications

Experience:
• Significant experience of more than 8 years of experience in a pharmaceutical or consumer (food, dietary supplement or OTC) environment involved in product development and manufacturing, including 3 years of supervisory experience.
• Proven technical leadership skills with experience using scientific principles to develop or improve products and/or validate processes
• Working knowledge of financial aspects of business, technical writing skills, computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft suite.
• Knowledgeable of cGMP and regulatory guidelines
• Implementation of process improvements

Education, Certification, Licenses & Registrations:
- Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Pharmaceutical Science, Microbiology, Immunology or equivalent required, advanced degree preferred.

Skills:
• Working knowledge of manufacturing equipment. hands-on experience conducting R&D trials
• Able to complete root cause analysis, CAPA and deviations.
• Proven people management skills and development of direct reports
• Must exhibit exemplary behaviors in line with NBTY Inc. principles and values
• Ability to lead, train, motivate, and work within a team
• 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 looks 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.
• Ability to supervise and direct highly technical individuals.
• Demonstrated problem-solving abilities, excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to follow up and foster a team approach to achieving project goals.
• Good project management skills.
• Ability to communicate and collaborate with external partners and scientific experts.
• Continuously looks 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
• Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access and customized computer applications given appropriate training.



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.



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