Sr. Specialist, Specifications (I) in Bohemia, NY at The Nature's Bounty Co.

Date Posted: 3/16/2018

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    Bohemia, NY
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Job Description

Sr. Specialist, Specifications (I)

  • 105 Orville Dr, Bohemia, NY
  • 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 the Manager, the Quality Specification Specialist provides support, coordinates and manages specifications for raw materials, bulks (in-house and contract), turnkey finished products for all  manufacturing sites and affiliates to meet applicable domestic and international regulations and compliance.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Prepare, develop, execute review, and generate specifications and documents to assure compliance to meet internal customer requirements (such as technical services, quality, procurement, regulatory teams, RD, and business teams), manufacturing capability, applicable compendial monographs or market regulations using PLM system.
  • As specification change analysts, determine appropriate reviewers/approvers for change requests to ensure specification completeness and integrity including claims to support label requirements.
  • Provide technical assistance to internal departments and manufacturing sites on issues related to specifications.
  • Ensure generated specifications (manual and electronic) are maintained controlled, updated and communicated to all appropriate levels.
  • Participate in cross-functional teams as new products and new raw materials are evaluated.


  • Preferably with experience/ knowledge of FDA regulations and industry standard monograph system as they relate to food and dietary supplements.
  • Bachelor’s degree in science required. 
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines on a multitude of concurrent tasks.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Computer literacy in a Windows environment (Word, Excel, and Outlook).
  • Attention to detail and ability to work well under pressure.
  • Effective interpersonal skills to interact with various levels of internal and external customers.
  • Working knowledge of Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP). 
  • Strong organizational and analytical abilities.
  • Work environment may be exposed to powders, chemicals and allergens (peanuts, tree nuts, milk, dairy, eggs, wheat, gluten, soy, fish and shellfish).

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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