Senior Tech Services Scientist in Leonia, NJ at The Nature's Bounty Co.

Date Posted: 2/12/2018

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Job Description

Senior Tech Services Scientist

  • 500 Willow Tree Rd, Leonia, NJ 07605, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

The Nature’s Bounty Co. has a history of championing health and wellness tracing back 145 years. 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®, Holland & Barrett®, 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

Senior Tech Services Scientist sought by The Nature’s Bounty Co., in Leonia, New Jersey, 40 hrs./wk. Duties: Formulates nutritional supplement products in various forms in support of manufacturing. Creates and approves new raw material specifications, master batch records, change controls, deviations or other required documentation in support of manufacturing existing in-line products. Leads scale up strategies, and qualifies and transfers technologies/processes to other internal manufacturing sites, or externally. Defines and implements solutions for assigned tasks, balancing achievement of milestones with high quality standards. Provides technical leadership to manufacturing including but not limited to formulation or process improvements, formulation globalization, cost savings initiatives, and trouble shooting. Interacts with multifunctional teams (including Quality, Procurement, Product Development and Manufacturing) and the Technical Design Council to resolve issues as may arise during the manufacturing of existing products. Negotiates timeline commitments among other team members such that agreed objectives and timings for completion of activities are achieved. Rapidly communicates major changes to project plans to manager/director. Sets and refines individual priorities as necessary to remain focused on objectives and project milestones under rapidly changing circumstances. Looks for innovative and better ways of doing things. Actively looks to eliminate non-value added steps of processes and procedures. Explores and shares new scientific information, technologies, products and processes with the Science and Technology community. Builds awareness of developments outside of NBTY through attendance/presentations at trade associations or scientific meetings. Leads external collaborations with suppliers, academia and other professional bodies. Performs comprehensive, sophisticated and critical evaluation of own data and data from other scientists. Ensures that all internal and external work activities are conducted to appropriated standards, in accordance with Company policies, laws, quality standards, SOPs , etc.


Min. Requirements: Bachelor's Degree or higher in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Pharmaceutical Science, Pharmaceutical Manufacturing or foreign equivalent; and 60 months of experience working as a Scientist or in Research & Development in the Pharmaceutical or Nutritional Industry.

Laboratory and experimental skills required. Experience with data analysis and written and verbal reports. Experience in the formulation of solid dosage products. Working knowledge of tablet presses, encapsulation, granulation and blending equipment. Project management skills. Experience communicating and collaborating with external partners and scientific experts. 

Knowledge of cGMP and worked within FDA regulated environment. 

Approximately 10% Domestic travel.

Additional Information

Please reply with resume to:  Stephanie Grey, Nature’s Bounty, 2100 Smithtown Ave., Ronkonkoma, NY, 11779.

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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