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

Date Posted: 9/16/2018

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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 Quality Engineer provides overall quality support for manufacturing/packaging and quality departments to improve overall operational quality. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual with strong engineering, quality and operations background. The Quality Engineer will participate in quality improvement initiatives to reduce defects and quality issues, and make recommendations to improve the production process based on findings from quality analysis. Collaboration across multiple disciplines is critical for the successful implementation of the corrective actions. This role will interface closely with other cross-functional groups such as our Manufacturing, Engineering, Technical Services and Quality.

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Participate in and support the maintenance of the Quality Management System and Maintain Quality business metrics
  • Participate in cross-functional teams on process control, improvement, and optimization projects; participate in other continuous improvement projects
  • Performs assessments of any given quality system to determine the effectiveness and dependability of such system
  • Manage, create and distribute analysis reports on a routine basis
  • Monitor timely disposition and execution of material review across the network and escalate any delays, trends to the leaders as defined in the process
  • Monitor timely disposition and execution of destructions and escalate any delays, trends to the leaders as defined in the process
  • Track, trend and escalate when necessary Non-Conformance Reports (NCRs), Material Review Boards (MRBs) and Corrective Action/Preventive Action (CAPAs) on a corporate level
  • Drive consistency in the way cross functional teams perform investigations, disposition non-conforming materials and execute established CAPA`s 
  • Work with all sites and functions on quality systems processes executional excellence
  • Monitor the compliance of processes to company standard operating procedure requirements
  • Analyze new trends, techniques and modern solutions that impact network wide quality operations, products, services, or distribution channels, and initiate appropriate action
  • Sets and monitors Statistical Process Control (SPC) data to ensure delivery of consistent quality. Utilize basic statistical tools to analyze for trends or issues
  • Develops and analyzes statistical data and specifications to establish product and process capabilities (Process Capability/Process Capability Index - Cp/Cpk)
  • Identify, develop, and implement process controls to meet customer/specification requirements.
  • Direct support of project activities and all other associated Corporate Quality functions

Qualifications  
  • 5+ years of experience in the food, pharmaceutical and or supplement industry preferred
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements that affect the dietary supplement and/or pharmaceutical manufacturing business, preferred
  • Bachelor’s in Pharmaceutical, Food Science, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry or other Science related field preferred or other closely related discipline with extensive significant experience can be considered in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree
  • ASQ CQE or CQM preferred


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.