The Nature's Bounty Co.
Mgr., Depart-manufacturing (i)
At a glance
Location: US-TX-San Antonio Map
Posted: 09/28/2019
Closing: 10/27/2019
Degree: 4 Year Degree
Type: Full-Time
Experience: At least 5 year(s)
The Nature's Bounty Co.
Job description

Company 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.

Job Description

If you are driven to build teams, share your drive for excellence and innovative spirit, and focused on results, The Nature’s Bounty Company 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. The Nature's Bounty Company is seeking an experienced Department Manager to join our team at our San Antonio, TX Manufacturing facility.

The Department Manager is a member of the Plant leadership team and responsible for production operations, working cross functionally, building team capabilities and promoting a high performance culture.  This is a great opportunity that offers future career growth within our Supply Chain, Quality, Distribution, and Integrated Planning functions.   

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensure an efficient and productive manufacturing process that meets customer requirements
  • Directly manage a team of supervisors across all shifts 
  • Plan production, short/long-term capacity, and forecast inventory in order to achieve targeted fill rates
  • Coordinate scheduling with component suppliers, brand managers and procurement. 
  • Liasing with Merchandising, Planning and Inventory, QA, logistics, procurement, to develop/adjust required inputs for detailed production planning
  • Understand future capacity/supply constraints (manufacturing, raw materials, packaging) affecting production by engaging stakeholders throughout the planning process, and lead the development of recovery plans
  • Organizing workflow to meet specifications and deadlines
  • Ensure output meets quality standards
  • Enforce health and safety precautions

Job requirements
  • 5+ years of experience in a high-speed consumer goods environment, i.e. pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, food/beverage, cosmetics, leading large production teams across multiple shifts
  • Strong production planning background
  • Experience working within a cGMP facility
  • Understanding of quality systems and health & safety regulations
  • Experience in reporting on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Demonstrated ability to build a high performing culture (HPS) and to build organization capability; teamwork based system experience a strong plus
  • A focus on the personal growth and development of team members via coaching methods
  • Strong continuous improvement process experience and working knowledge of Total Productive Maintenance (TPM), Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) and Lean Manufacturing and the ability to utilize these tools to create and operate a high performing organization 
  • Strong problem solving capabilities and strategic thinking
  • Solid organization, communication and collaboration skills
  • Business results driven
  • Bachelor's Degree is required

Mgr., Depart-manufacturing (i)