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QA Floor Inspector (I) in Leonia, NJ at The Nature's Bounty Co.

Date Posted: 12/7/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Leonia, NJ
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/7/2018

Job Description


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 QA Floor Inspector is responsible for ensuring products are being produced in a manner that meets all current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) and Product Specification criteria. This enables improved first pass quality and adherence to cGMPs on the production floor at all times. The position is part of the Quality Unit on the plant floor and provides real time review of in-process test data and batch documentation in order to limit the need for later review or rework. Also, the Inspector acts as the quality expert on the production floor and will guide and advise operation associates, as needed, on cGMP’s and Good Documentation Practices (GDPs) to ensure timely release of product or reaction to issues.

***NOTE: This is a 3rd shift role.  The work day begings at 10PM and the work day ends at 6:30AM.  The work week begings Monday evenings and end Saturday mornings.  There is a shift differential for this role***

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • When required, conducts approval of pre-start-up activities including line/room clearance, and initial equipment checks. 
  • When required, performs in-process testing verification's of operations data to confirm consistency in testing methodology and test data.
  • Consistently reviews in-process batch documentation to ensure real-time compliance to product specifications, good documentation practices, company SOP’s and cGMP’s. 
  • Discusses errors directly with line personnel so corrections can be made if required. 
  • Confirms reconciliation/yield data for adherence to specifications and ensures that deviation reports are generated by responsible personnel if out-of-specifications are observed.
  • Reviews Production logbooks for accuracy and compliance.
  • Provide real-time guidance to line operations personnel pertaining to compliance to cGMP’s by monitoring dress code, documentation practices, testing methods, and testing accuracy.
  • Collects data on FPQ and performs release of batch records. 
  • Complies with company policies and procedures and maintains exceptional work attendance.
  • Performs daily compliance Audit for responsible areas within production.
  • Conducting duties in compliance with safety rules, applicable SOP’s, and cGMP Guidelines.

Qualifications  
  • Experience in the production process and/or environment 
  • Experience with production equipment functionality, Quality Assurance Systems, and computer software, i.e. AS400, Captiva and PDM
  • Strong organizational skills, written, oral, interpersonal attention to detail skills
  • Intermediate to advanced computer knowledge of MS Office programs (Outlook, Excel, Word) 
  • Understanding of mathematical functions, such as mean, median, average, and standard deviation is preferred
  • Physical ability to repetitively lift (up to 30 pounds), stand, bend, climb, etc. within an operations environment

Additional Information  

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.

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.