Team Leader, Packaging (i) in Bohemia, NY at The Nature's Bounty Co.

Date Posted: 8/13/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Bohemia, NY
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    8/13/2019

Job Description

Since time began, the earth’s been a generous contributor to people’s well-being. We haven’t been around quite that long, but The Nature’s Bounty Co. has been enriching lives of consumers around the world for more than 70 years. And before we even got started, the world was developing our motivation: Nature’s bountiful effects on people’s health.

Through our years, we’ve been a leader in health and wellness with our innovative products and solutions. We put science and the highest quality standards at the heart of our business—that’s why The Nature’s Bounty Co. brands are some of the most trusted in the world. We’re a leading global manufacturer, marketer, distributor and retailer of vitamins, nutritional supplements, sports & active nutrition, and ethical beauty products.

We’re also a great place to work, with excellent benefits, competitive compensation and a progressive, healthy company culture. If you’ve ever spent your workdays watching the clock, you know how important a positive work environment is for a person’s well-being. The Nature’s Bounty Co. is committed to supporting wellness in all its forms. And when it comes to wellness, nature is a pretty good place to start.

Please Note: This is a 3rd Shift Opportunity. Hours are Overnights Sunday - Thursday.

If you are driven to build teams, share your drive for excellence and innovative spirit, and focused on results, Nature's Bounty is where you want to be! We are building an organization of passionate people committed to the health and wellness of our customers and to the success of our culture and company. This Packaging Leader is a critical role within our Packaging Plant, responsible for leading/driving operations and productivity within a team.

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • The performance of the assigned Packaging Team (generally 4 to 8 lines), including safety, quality, cost, productivity, and customer service
  • Leading 10-20 associates on the packaging team 
  • Achieving all Key Performance Indicators on the Plant Scorecard
  • Creating a safe, healthy and positive working environment for all associates
  • Establish and maintain the highest quality standards for each packaging process, as well as for all finished product shipped to every customer
  • Establish and maintain Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the Production and Packaging of solid dosage nutraceuticals
  • Meet customer delivery commitments on time, first time, every time
  • Manage the team’s operations in a highly productive, cost effective manner
  • Provide coaching and guidance to the team for the implementation, execution, and improvement of Daily Management systems, including Safety, Centerline, Clean-Inspect-and-Lubricate, Total Productive Maintenance, Quality Defect Elimination, etc.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to the team for Daily Management systems to ensure high levels of quality, problem identification and resolution, productivity, and associate involvement and ownership, including
  • Execution of effective Daily Direction Setting meetings
  • GEMBA walks

Job Requirements

  • 3+ years of experience as a Packaging Line leader (or equivalent role) in a high-speed consumer products packaging environment, with successful assignments in Manufacturing, Packaging, Engineering, Formulation and/or other technically oriented areas and/or a Bachelor's degree in Engineering or similar technical discipline
  • Military experience a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize effective interpersonal skills to effectively communicate, positively influence team members, and provide strong leadership and coaching to operating teams in a manufacturing/packaging environment
  • A substantial technical background, evidenced by either academic credentials and/or substantial relevant professional experience
  • Knowledge and proven ability to work effectively in high performing organizations
  • Strong ability to coach and influence others
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to analyze numbers, determine trends, and make recommendations for actions to be taken
  • PC skills that encompass Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint and ERP applications are required
  • Stand or walk for extended periods of time
  • Lift up to 50 lbs.

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 online job postings.