Manager Facility Quality in Prescott, AZ at The Bountiful Company

Date Posted: 8/5/2022

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Company Description

The Bountiful Company, a Nestlé Health Science Company, is a pure play branded leader in global nutrition, living at the intersection of science and nature. As a manufacturer, marketer and seller of vitamins, minerals, herbal and other specialty supplements, and active nutrition products, we are focused on enhancing the health and wellness of people’s lives. The Bountiful Company’s portfolio of trusted brands includes Nature's Bounty®, Solgar®, Osteo Bi-Flex®, Puritan’s Pride®, Sundown® and Ester-C®.

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

As the Manager Facility Quality, you will be responsible for the management of all laboratory activities for a high volume dietary supplements manufacturing site. In this role, you will have the opportunity to lead, train, motivate and develop capabilities of up to15 team members covering two shifts.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manage all laboratory operations in the central quality control laboratory
  • Review investigation reports to determine any corrective and preventive actions that are necessary.
  • Provide logistical and resource support in order to meet throughput expectations and customer fill rates.  This includes supply and personnel resources as well as direction for prioritization.
  • Review end of study and investigation reports for stability studies to determine corrective and preventive actions.
  • Oversee any testing or product issues for raw materials and manufactured products that are tested in the laboratory.
  • Work with Global Analytical Services to create and implement laboratory best practices across the laboratory network.
  • Provide coverage for the Quality Senior Manager responsibilities in his/her absence.
  • Review regulatory and customer audit reports.  Implement any corrective and preventive actions necessary in response to audit observations.
  • Optimize the testing rationale in the laboratory to optimize throughput while maintaining the correct scheme to ensure the quality of the product.
  • Has ownership of and deploys the quality management systems and test plans as defined by Nestle Health Science corporate policies and procedures 
  • Manages a fully functioning control laboratory responsible for chemical analysis of raw materials and bulk dietary supplements following CFR 111 and ISO 17025 requirements.
  • Partner with raw material/component suppliers and Procurement to effectively communicate quality issues and achieve resolution.
  • Monitor the performance and competency of Quality staff and provide development as needed.
  • Other duties may be assigned as requested.

Job Requirements

  • 10+ years of related experience to include leadership experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Pharmaceutical, Food Science, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry or other Science related field required
  • Experience with laboratory management as well as global standard setting a plus.
  • Chromatography and other analytical instrumentation experience required
  • Technical writing experience required including scientific formulas and terminology
  • Passion to learn and teach and for building capabilities in others.
  • Influencing skills and ability to work effectively on a team.
  • Effectively communicate and collaborate with associates, management, and cross-functional partners.
  •  Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex documents.
  •  Ability to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints. 
  • Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (including, Word, Excel, Outlook) and familiarity with basic laboratory record-keeping systems.

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