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

Date Posted: 1/25/2018

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Job Description

Supv., Quality 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

The Supervisor of Quality Specifications is responsible for providing support for the leadership and coordination of managing the Global Quality Specifications processes and systems among cross-functional teams (this includes raw material, in-house and supplier finished product specifications).

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Administers and maintains Item Specification Change Control System. 
  • Creation and revision of all specifications are managed through Item Specification Engineering Change Order (ECO) in Oracle PLM.  
  • Being a super-user and manage/update account users for the group, contacts Oracle PLM administrators for issues. 
  • Trains new users of Item Specification ECO.
  • Acts as the principal point of contact for the Quality Specification unit for responding and handling questions and requests regarding specifications from Corporate and site quality, Brand/ Marketing, RD, Tech Services, Regulatory, Nutrition Research, Procurement, IT (Oracle PLM), International Regulatory (including Canada) and Customer inquiries.
  • In the absence of the manager, review and approve applicable Quality procedures/specifications.
  • Manage projects as assigned by the Manager and also participate/represent the department during cross-functional teams’ product development.
  • Train new employees on Quality specifications systems and processes.


  • 3 to 5 of years experience in food, pharmaceutical/dietary supplement or regulatory environment required.
  • Knowledge of FDA regulations and industry standard monograph system as they relate to food and dietary supplements.
  • Must be versed in proximate calculations for the development of dietary supplement/ nutritional facts for food products as per FDA 21 CFR 110.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Science, Chemistry or Nutrition Science or other closely related discipline required with 3 to 5 years of experience in food, pharmaceutical/ dietary supplement, or regulatory environment.
  • GMP and HACCP certification preferred.
  • 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.
  • 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, Outlook).
  • Office based position, may be expected to sit at a desk for extended periods of time, rarely may have to lift approx. 20 lbs. (i.e. a box of paper), frequent use of office equipment: computer, phone, fax and copier. 
  • 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.