The Nature's Bounty Co. QA Floor Inspector (I) (Seasonal) in Bayport, New York
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.
The Quality Assurance Floor Inspector is the quality expert on the plant floor and is responsible for ensuring products are being produced in a manner that meets all Current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) regulations and product specification criteria on the plant floor. This enables improved first pass quality and adherence to cGMPs on the production floor at all times.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Conducts approval of pre-start-up activities including line/room clearance, and initial equipment checks
Performs in-process testing verifications of operations data to confirm consistency in testing methodology and test data
Reviews in-process batch documentation to ensure real-time compliance to product specifications, good documentation practices, company Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and cGMP's
Discusses errors directly with line personnel so corrections can be made if required
Confirms reconciliation/yield data for adherence to specifications and ensures that deviation reports are generated by responsible personnel if out-of-specifications are observed
Reviews production logbooks for accuracy and compliance
Provide real time guidance to line operations personnel pertaining to compliance to cGMP's by monitoring dress code, documentation practices, testing methods, and testing accuracy
Collects data on First Piece Qualification (FPQ)and performs release of batch records
Performs daily compliance audit for responsible areas within production
Responsible for conducting duties in compliance with safety rules, applicable SOP's, and cGMP Guidelines
Experience in the production process and/or environment is required
Experience with production equipment functionality, Quality Assurance systems, and computer software, such as AS400, Captiva and PDM software, is preferred
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required
Excellent organizational, written and verbal communication skills is required
Strong attention to detail
Intermediate to advanced computer knowledge of MS Office programs (Outlook, Excel, Word) is required
Understanding of mathematical functions, such as mean, median, average, and standard deviation is preferred
Physical ability to repetitively lift (up to 30 lbs), stand, bend, climb, etc. within an operations environment is required