Quality Engineer (I) in Leonia, NJ at The Nature's Bounty Co.

Date Posted: 3/5/2018

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Quality Engineer (I)

  • 500 Willow Tree Road, 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

Under the direction of their Manager, the Quality Systems Engineer will be responsible for managing document review to create, manage and distribute quality analysis reports and make recommendations to improve the production process based on findings from quality analysis of the PQM system/FPQ results.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    •    Manage, create and distribute analysis reports on a routine basis.
    •    Monitor the compliance of processes and associated records to company standard operating procedure requirements. Report findings to Manger and assist in problem solving.
    •    Develop CAPA plans and lead continuous improvement initiatives. Manage on-time closure of assigned deviations and CAPA’s.
    •    Document results of new procedures after implementation to show quality improvements.
    •    Analyze quality inspection data to identify all types of quality problems and perform root cause analysis.
    •    Initiate investigations and support deviation documentation process utilizing the company’s electronic database system.
    •    Manage collecting and reporting weekly and monthly Quality reports, e.g., First Pass Quality, Complaints, NCR, Deviations, and others as assigned.
    •    Participate in employee quality improvement teams to reduce defects and quality issues
    •    Monitor the improvement procedure to determine if changes significantly improve the process and the defect quantities.
    •    Maintain documents for Audits.
    •    Create new processes or modify and improve current processes by setting up clear and definite quality systems and SOPs.
    •    Collaborate across multiple disciplines and interface closely with our Operations, Distribution, R&D and Procurement teams.
    •    Participate in multi-function team activities, support and maintain Quality Systems and perform other assignments as directed by Manager.
    •    Other duties may be assigned as required.


  • 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
  • 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
  • Must be proficient with PC programs, i.e. Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Problem solving and statistical skills using quality tools (Pareto analysis, statistical process control, multi-variant DOE etc.).
  • AS400 Knowledge desirable
  • Knowledge of regulatory and GXP compliance requirements such as 21 CFR Part 111, HACCP, HARPC preferred
  • SQF practitioner / FSSC/ BRC/ ISO experience preferred
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written across all levels of management
  • Ability to read and understand written instructions
  • Solid attention to detail to maintain audit records and audit reports
  • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills

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.

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