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 QA Specialist is responsible for collecting, categorizing, and evaluating quality data from manufacturing, reprocessing, packaging processes and the accompanying documents to support Quality and company metrics. This role Supports Quality Assurance programs and activities, including internal audits, non-conformance investigations, and corrective and preventative action (CAPA) implementation and monitoring. The QA Specialist reports to the Quality Leader, who leads a team of quality direct reports.
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:
Analyzing data to identify areas of improvement in the process, especially related to reduction of NCRs and deviations.
Leads and collaborates on non-conformance and CAPA investigations.
Driving root cause identification, analysis, and containment action with urgent, but thorough investigations.
Communicating results, metrics improvements, and necessary escalations to Quality and other department area leaders and managers effectively.
Evaluating existing Quality documentation and procedures for compliance and accuracy.
Providing subject-matter and functional support to internal & external partners.
Exhibiting professional behavior with internal and external business associates that is compliant with company SOPs and JIs and reflects positively on the company.
The ideal candidate has a demonstrated track record of building high performing teams and robust Preventative and Predictive Maintenance programs driving high equipment reliability. You excel at problem-solving, cross-functional partnerships and a passion for delivering world class uptime of equipment.
You'll be most successful in this role if you have:
Support department, site, and company KPIs, pQRFT and dQRFT metrics.
Ability to problem solve and troubleshoot production issues related to quality and/or operational issues while meeting deadlines.
Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and writing with multiple levels of employees (employees, supervisor, manager, etc.) and across multiple functions.
Subject matter expert in their work area to aid in identification of sustainable solutions to address systemic issues.
Working knowledge of equipment, safety, quality and computer systems.
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:
4-year college degree in related science field or HS Diploma or GED equivalent with industry experience and course work in biology or chemistry and mathematics required.
Licenses or certifications are not required but are a plus.
At least three years of experience in quality or related inspection/investigation activities preferably in a manufacturing environment or an FDA regulated industry.
Detail-oriented with strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
Strong statistical and mathematical skills.
Ability to understand product specifications and how they relate to product manufacturing.
Strong experience in inspection/investigation activities preferably in a manufacturing environment.
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. We do not discriminate in employment based on race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other basis covered by applicable law. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications of employees assigned to this job.
At Pharmavite, we strive to make the world a better place. It’s in our DNA.
More than 45 years ago, our founders focused on improving health & wellness by going back to the basics—good nutrition and essential nutrients & minerals. Since that day, we’ve been a leader in the health and wellness industry and have earned the trust of consumers, healthcare professionals, and retailers by offering the highest quality vitamins and supplements under the Nature Made® brand.
At Pharmavite, we make products with a purpose, and our purpose is Bringing the Gift of Health to Life. We are always seeking like-minded, talented people who are passionate about health and wellness to join our team. We believe that if we work hard, and care about what we do, we will deliver exceptional results together.
We are proud to offer:
• Salary is competitive with a bonus program
• Exceptional benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision insurance
• 401K with company matching
• Life insurance, and long term disability coverage
• Educational assistance
• Substantial discounts on our products
• 11 paid holidays per year
• An opportunity to be part of a health/wellness organization
• Credit union membership