The Nature's Bounty Co.
Senior Chemist (i)
At a glance
Location: US-NJ-Leonia Map
Posted: 09/09/2020
Closing: 10/08/2020
Degree: 4 Year Degree
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
The Nature's Bounty Co.
Job description
Company Description

The Nature's Bounty Co. is a privately held, global leader in health and wellness with a rich history and proven track record in the nutritional market. As a manufacturer, marketer and online seller of vitamins, dietary supplements, minerals, herbals, protein bars and powders, and ethical beauty products, our purpose is to create a happier, healthier world using the power of science and nature. The brands of The Nature's Bounty Co. are some of the most trusted in the world including Nature's Bounty®, Pure Protein®, Solgar®, Osteo Bi-Flex®, Sundown®, Body Fortress®, MET-Rx® and Ester-C®.

Inclusion and Diversity in the workplace matters at The Nature’s Bounty Co.  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 Nature’s Bounty Co. is committed to supporting wellness in all forms. And when it comes to wellness, nature is a pretty good place to start.

Job Description

The Senior Chemist applies knowledge and skills to perform diverse and complex laboratory procedures and/or specialized technical, administrative services requiring application of equivalent technical knowledge in a quality control laboratory. Also, responsible for adhering to the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) that are in effect assuring the quality and quantity of product produced.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Performs advanced sample testing with laboratory instruments such as ICP-MS, HPLCs, GCs. Processes samples for chemical and /or biological analyses. This may involve collecting specialized samples in various production areas
  • Sets up and dismantles instruments and apparatus. Prepares specialized solutions / suspensions such as mobile phases or media to perform essential laboratory procedures
  • Maintains, calibrates, validates, monitors and troubleshoots laboratory instruments
  • Will conduct investigations on atypical results including extensive root cause analysis.
  • Records data, performs calculations, and evaluates results.   Performs peer review of data, and provides critical analysis of laboratory systems and methodology. Is able to identify areas needing improvement, as well as initiate corrective and preventative action plans with minimal supervision.  Keeps management apprised of progress.

  • Reports results of assignments, maintains and performs related record keeping
  • Participates in designing and conducting investigational studies of atypical results
  • Reports results of assignments and maintains and performs related record keeping in compliance with approved regulatory policies and standards to meet quality and accuracy requirements. Follows and complies with all appropriate operations and testing procedures, GMPs and safety and health requirements as applicable.
  • Selected qualified associates, at the discretion of Quality Control/Quality Management, will be responsible for handling hazardous waste management.

  • Periodically performs duties of a higher position for the purpose of training and development.

  • Other duties may be assigned as required.

Job requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Microbiology, Biology, or related science degree
  • 7 + years’ experience in the food, pharmaceutical and or supplement industry preferred
  • Analytical laboratory testing (ICP-MS, HPLCs, GCs)
  • High level of organizational skills, good written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines
  • Must be able to multi-task and follow-up when responses are needed
  • Must be able to respond to verbal and written instructions

Additional Information

The 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. 

The 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 631-200-2120 if you should need a reasonable accommodation to submit your information for our online job postings.

Senior Chemist (i)