information about this job:
position is responsible for development of overall approach to planning,
execution and integration of activities to best suit the organization to
ensure consumer safety, product quality in compliance with regulations while
meeting business needs in the most efficient manner. This role will also set
the goals and objectives for all associates residing at our sites in
Northeastern USA, including manufacturing, packaging and warehousing
successful candidate provides leadership, direction, training and resources
to support the activities of Quality Assurance and Laboratory Management
while ensuring the effective integration of the goals and activities with all
other functional areas are achieved in collaboration with the Quality
a member of the Global Quality (QLT) and in collaboration with the Commercial
leadership team to the person in this position interprets and deploys quality
processes and systems to meet contract manufacturing, private label and
export business requirements into application for production manufacturing
and key business partners in the NBTY organization.
- Manages the hiring, staffing,
training, mentoring, development and annual performance evaluations for all
Quality associates in this region either directly or in collaboration
with the hiring manager
- Deploys Corporate
product quality and safety requirements at all facilities in
- Ensures all products meet NBTY
Inc. safety and quality regulatory requirements for the intended
- Develops Quality plans for
sites in collaboration with business teams, site leadership teams and
- Sets objectives for each
Quality team in support of the business needs using S.M.A.R.T. goals and
O.G.S.M. objective setting tools to deploy Quality plans for sites in
collaboration with business teams goals.
- Manages all regulatory
inquires, audits and or situations at NBTY Inc. Northeastern USA
operations in collaboration with Corporate incident management team
- Provides oversight of
day-to-day departmental/staff activities (attendance, vacation,
troubleshooting and problem-solving, etc.).
- Review all product complaints
reports and initiate/coordinate recall actions when required
- Review and approve all
non-conformances, deviations, and Out of Specification reports and
provide recommendations and course of action.
- Review all product complaints
reports and initiate/coordinate recall actions when required.
- Review and approved of all
SOPs, standard testing methods, master manufacturing documents and
product/raw material specification sheets.
- Participate in or lead project
teams including any/all of various internal functional areas/groups to
coordinate the implementation of new and transferred projects (products,
processes) to the facility, provide project plans that include approach
rationale, document development, execution, and summary.
- Communication with internal
departments to ensure that each will follow though to meet agreed -to
timelines, action items, etc. Prepares appropriate status information
and communicates to executive level as required.
- Assist in the planning, design,
procurement of new equipment or physical systems where required, from a
validation or industry compliance perspective.
- Act as a liaison for all third
party audits including customers and regulatory authorities. Act as
liaison with customers with regards to customer’s validation and quality
documentation requirements, approval of deviations and non-conformances.
- Review and present validation
related information to government agencies and to customers upon
required by legislation and or customer contracts.
- Must have 7-10 years management
experience, including multiple sites.
- Food, pharmaceutical and or nutraceutical industry is required.
Certification - Licenses & Registrations:
- Bachelor’s in Pharmaceutical ,
Food Science, Chemical Engineering or Science related field required
- Masters in science related
field or Business Administration preferred
- Knowledge of cGMP and cGLP requirements for vitamin supplements and
wellness products .
- Experienced in ISO 10011
auditing requirements (preferably with auditing certificate, e.g. CQA or
- Knowledge and application of
ISO based quality management systems (FSSC 22000, ISO 9000, ISO 22000,
- Management experience,
including strategic planning and project planning, project management,
and problem-solving skills
- Excellent communication,
strategic, tactical and interpersonal skills.
- Problem solving and statistical
skills using quality tools (Pareto analysis, statistical process
control, multi-variant DOE etc.).
- Knowledge in computer software
programs (power point presentation, Microsoft office, statistics)
- Experience in classroom
training and adult education
- Works in multiple locations
with teams in factories in the region
- Hours require 24/7
availability, travel approximately 60 – 80 % required
- As Quality leader for the
region this role requires flexibility with respect to work hours
About Us :
NBTY is a
leading global vertically integrated manufacturer, marketer and distributor
of a broad line of high-quality, value-priced nutritional supplements in the
United States and throughout the world. Under a number of NBTY and third party
brands, the Company offers over 22,000 products, including products marketed
by the Company’s Nature's Bounty®, Vitamin World®, Puritan's Pride®, Holland
& Barrett®, Rexall®, Sundown®, MET-Rx®, Worldwide Sport Nutrition®,
American Health®, GNC (UK)®, DeTuinen®, LeNaturiste™, SISU®, Solgar®,
Good 'n' Natural®, Home Health™, Julian Graves, Ester-C® and Natural Wealth
NBTY offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, which
includes tuition reimbursement, health and dental plans, voluntary short-term
and long-term disability, daycare subsidy and 401(k).
NBTY is an equal opportunity employer.
Please contact Human Resources at 631-244-2120 if you should need a
reasonable accommodation to submit your information for our on-line job