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

Date Posted: 11/17/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Bohemia, NY
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    3 to 5 years
  • Date Posted:
    11/17/2018

Job Description


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 Packaging Team Leader is a critical role within our Packaging Plant organization, responsible for the operations of a group of Packaging lines, across a shift.

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
  • Managing the 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
Note: This is a 2nd Shift Opportunity, Monday - Friday.
Qualifications  

  • Minimum of 3 - 5 years of experience as a Packaging Line lead (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 Bachelors 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.


Additional Information  

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.

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.