Team Leader, Packaging (i) in Bohemia, NY at The Bountiful Company

Date Posted: 6/7/2021

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Company Description

The Bountiful Company is a global leader in health and wellness, living at the intersection of science and nature. As a manufacturer, marketer and seller of vitamins, minerals, herbals, supplements, protein bars and powders, we are focused on enhancing the health and wellness of people’s lives. The brands of The Bountiful Company are some of the most trusted in the world including Nature's Bounty®, Solgar®, Pure Protein®, Osteo Bi-Flex®, Puritan’s Pride®, Sundown®, Body Fortress®, MET-Rx®, Ester-C® and Dr.Organic®.

Inclusion and Diversity in the workplace matters at The Bountiful Company.  This includes being focused on retaining and recruiting a diverse workforce and building a culture of inclusivity.  Our goal is to create a place where people feel respected, valued and able to bring their authentic selves to work each day. 

Did we mention that we also offer 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 Bountiful Company is committed to supporting wellness in all forms. And when it comes to wellness, nature is a pretty good place to start.



Job Description

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.

IMPORTANT NOTE: WORK SCHEDULE - 11:00PM - 7:30AM / MONDAY - FRIDAY 

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering and/or Science required
  • Military background is a plus.
  • 1-2 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 a plus 
  • Highly motivated and self-directed, with strong influencing and leadership skills
  • Ability to utilize effective interpersonal skills to effectively communicate, positively influence team members, and provide strong leadership and coaching to team members and colleagues 
  • A substantial technical background, evidenced by either academic credentials and/or substantial relevant professional experience
  • 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
  • Lift up to 50 lbs.


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