Team Leader, Operations (i) in San Antonio, TX at The Nature's Bounty Co.

Date Posted: 3/5/2018

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Job Description

Team Leader, Operations (i)

  • 4266 Dividend Road, San Antonio, TX
  • 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

Overall responsibility for the manufacturing operations in the Texas Gummy Plant, including manufacturing and warehousing. 

***THIS POSITION IS 3RD SHIFT 11PM - 7:30AM Sunday night to Friday morning***

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Leads/manages a group of Team Members to produce high quality product on time and at high levels of efficiency
  • Provide strategic and tactical guidance and direction to ensure safe, efficient operations
  • Creating a culture within Operations of high performing teams
  • Manages the area of responsibility to ensure Manufacturing, Packaging, or Warehousing objectives are achieved
  • Ensures compliance with quality, safety, regulatory requirements, and cGMP guidelines
  • CGMP/Documentation: Performs all functions according to Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) and company Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
  • Leads and directs the workforce in problem identification, problem solving and implementing continuous improvement measures 
  • Manages overall performance (adherence to standard work, attendance, safety, code of conduct, etc.) of assigned shift to achieve expected standards in the areas of Safety, Quality, Delivery, Productivity and Cost 
  • Communicates Operations Excellence (OE) principles to associates to improve their understanding and execution 
  • Conducts performance appraisals, both formal and informal and helps Associate’s develop improvement plans
  • Responsible in driving the creation and improvement of standardized work 
  • Makes departmental decisions around waiving or deviating established procedures, taking into account any and all safety, environmental, or operational protocols and requirements 
  • Ensures escalation process standard work is followed and teams are engaging in Why-Why Problem Solving Activities
  • Ensures all associates receive proper training, such as GMP, SOP, Safety, and Operations. Communicates company objectives to associates
  • Monitor associate performance and provide coaching and training as required
  • Ensures teams maintain a clean orderly work area through use of 5S visuals management tools and standards
  • Adheres to Health, Safety and Environmental policies. Identifies and reports unsafe conditions and behaviors and takes individual accountability addressing corrective actions
  • Enables, participates and implements continuous improvement ideas.
  • Participates in Site Focused Improvement events


  • 5+ years experience within the food manufacturing industry 
  • GMP experience
  • Prior supervisory experience in a manufacturing and/or warehouse environment required
  • Bachelor's Degree or commensurate experience or equivalent military experience
  • Strong Safety, Quality and Continuous Improvement experience
  • High level of organizational skills, good written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines
  • Basic mathematical skills
  • Physical ability to lift up to 50 pounds, stand, climb, bend, etc. within a manufacturing environment
  • Solid PC skills, preferably in the Microsoft suite of products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access) and MRP systems required

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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