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 of Contract Manufacturing is a seasoned, strategic contract manufacturing leader capable of delivering a long-term strategic roadmap for Pharmavite. This strategy needs to be designed to support our current business and our evolving enterprise-wide business strategies. The Manager of Contract Manufacturing will lead the transformation of our co-manufacturing network and team and will direct all aspects of contract manufacturing including key relationships with strategic suppliers. This role reports to the Divisional Vice President of Strategic Sourcing and manages a team of two Category Managers.
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:
Provides a consistent and sustainable approach to the selection of contract manufactures and contracts packers, the start-up of new products and the maintenance of ongoing Contract Manufacturer and Contract Packer relationships.
Creates a performance vision and develops strategies for Contract Manufacturers that reflect business tactical and strategic needs.
Assesses supplier performance and proactively ensures quality, service, and cost objectives are achieved through coaching and influence management.
Participates and at times leads cross functional teams including Operations, Finance, International Sales, Quality and other organizations in the delivery of results, especially new products.
Works closely with our Finance team in the development of standard costs, ongoing purchase price variance measurement, future cost savings activities, and new product pricing.
Responsible for developing and executing complex negotiations strategy independently by leveraging business acumen, creativity and negotiation skills.
Performs market analyses, leverages benchmarks (internal/external), utilizes a supplier segmentation model, and understands trends in technology and should cost modeling.
Acts as the face of our contract manufacturing network to our business and brings solid innovation, cost savings, and simplification ideas forward
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The ideal candidate is recognized as a seasoned and strategic co-manufacturing leader who is known for delivering results by transforming organizations and developing strategies that deliver sustainable service, quality and the lowest total delivered cost.
You have a broad range of experience leading high performing cross-functional teams and collaborating with internal and external customers to achieve your objectives.
You have a passion for developing talent and organizations that have a learning and continuous improvement mindset.
You'll be most successful in this role if you have:
A continuous improvement mindset.
The ability to delivers results against the odds.
Strong collaboration and influencing skills.
A work style and approach that aligns to our Purpose and company Values.
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 or university degree is required.
10 years in Supply Chain or 5-8 years of contract manufacturing sourcing.
Strategic vision and thought leadership.
Demonstrated results in Contract Manufacturing, managing complex relationships is preferred
Demonstrated skill in leveraging key Business Acumen competencies including: information savvy, agile management, end-to-end Supply Chain, continuous improvement and problem solving.
Strong influencing skills and conflict resolution skills
Ability to travel 10-15% as needed.
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.
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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. And 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 alike by offering the highest quality vitamins and supplements under the Nature Made® brand.
We make products with a purpose, and our purpose is Bringing the Gift of Health to Life.
We believe that people are the foundation for a successful, growing business and we’re seeking someone passionate about our industry and purpose. We work hard, we care about what we do, and we get it done. Together, we deliver exceptional results.
Nature Made is a leading national brand of Vitamins and Supplements in food, drug, mass and club retail outlets, and a top 10 brand in the Health and Beauty category. Staying true to our founders’ intent, Nature Made is committed to high quality; it was the first brand to be verified by USP, an independent organization that verifies purity and potency. Nature Made is also the leading choice of US Pharmacists in nine key segments.