Manager, Supplier Quality
West Hills, CA
HELP US BRING THE GIFT OF HEALTH TO LIFE.
Working at Pharmavite is an experience like no other. With a focus on complete nutrition for all, each endeavor is urgent and every day counts. You'll have the opportunity to work on the #1 selling national vitamin and supplement brand, Nature Made, as well as an exciting portfolio of other products that are shaping the future of the healthy living industry. Consumer-driven innovation, high quality products and a promising portfolio, all driven by a team with a shared sense of purpose -- that's Pharmavite. Join us to bring the gift of health to life.
The Manager, Supplier Quality will manage our Supplier Quality organization and its programs. It will ensure our suppliers and vendors comply with relevant cGMP's, regulations, and company procedures/policies. The role will create and manage agile and risk-based processes and inspection programs that can effectively support a diverse global supply-chain. You'll build relationshipswith our vendors and suppliers and collaborate on mitigation to deliver quality improvements that provide value to our consumers.
At Pharmavite, every employee has a stake in bringing the gift of health to life. We never shy away from disruptive innovation and tough challenges, because we're making real nutrition accessible to consumers everywhere in new and different ways. And because we know every nutriment we make matters, we have to make sure each one is just right before we make it ready for use. With this great responsibility comes the satisfaction that your contribution makes a real and significant difference.
Critical contributions this role is counted on to deliver include: Oversees the activities, staffing, and development of the Supplier Quality department and its staff.
Ensures the compliance of domestic and foreign vendors against applicable laws, regulations.
Collaborates with internal partners to qualify and on-board new vendors and/or service providers.
Develops and manages a risk-based audit schedule; including, prioritization to support strategic initiatives.
Evaluates quality events, assess risk, and collaborates with vendors and suppliers to improve performance.
Establishes goals and metrics that align and support divisional and corporate strategies.
The ideal candidate will have experience leading a supplier quality organization that has had the responsibility for a diverse and global supply-chain. An individual that can model and develops an organization that practices relationship-based and risk-based supplier quality. Must be an agile leader, that is able to lead and manage change support a company that is rapidly innovating.
You'll be most successful in this role if you have:
Developed relation-centric supplier quality approaches and program.
The ability to model risk-based decision making and prioritization.
Agility in a rapidly innovating environment; including, adapting to and managing change
Interpreted, understood and effectively communicated regulations to a diverse audience.
An understanding of how to effectively asses compliance to the applicable laboratory, technical and manufacturing best-practices and regulations.
It's an exciting time in Pharmavite's history. After 45 years of leading the healthy living industry with award-winning vitamins and supplements, the company has experienced great success and has gained the trust of consumers, healthcare professionals, and retailers alike. But there's more growth ahead of us than behind us, and for our employees this translates into opportunity. Our rapidly changing business enables employees to take on new challenges and transform Pharmavite for the future.
In order to take on these challenges, you'll need to have:
Certification is not required, but a Quality Society (AQS) certification in auditing,GMPcompliance or other quality related discipline is preferred.Requires a total of seven plus years of Quality experience in dietary supplements, pharmaceutical and/or other similarly regulated GMP industries. A minimum of two years of supplier quality experience preferred.
A solid understanding of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) applicable to the dietary supplements industry (or equivalent GMP regulated industry) is required.
A 4 year college or university degree in Chemistry, Biology or related science is required.
Here, career paths aren't predefined and bureaucratic limitations don't exist -- you have the opportunity to grow, learn from industry pioneers, and develop the way you want to. Pharmavite is investing more in the development of our team -- to help us deliver on our purpose and help you achieve your career aspirations. Our environment is geared to fuel curiosity, encourage experimentation, and generate learning as this is the way we develop ourselves and our organization.
Pharmavite is committed to meeting the needs of our employees and their families with a Total Rewards package that's as comprehensive as the vitamins and supplements we deliver to consumers. With competitive compensation programs and standout benefits, we provide employees with optimal health and well-being -- as well as peace of mind. These rewards -- plus our new recognition program -- ensure employees feel supported both at work and home.
Visit Pharmavite.com/careers to learn more about our mission and discover an opportunity that's right for you. Health and wellness begins with us.
Pharmavite is an equal employment and affirmative action employer F/M/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status, or any protected status.
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