West Hills, California Quality Improvement Leader

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  • Requisition Number WH5238
  • Full Time Full Time - Regular
  • Shift 1st Shift
  • Area of Interest Quality
  • Location West Hills-WH

Quality Improvement Leader

West Hills, CA

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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 Quality Improvement Leader will be an important part of the Quality Improvement department, which is a dynamic team that collaborates cross-functionally on quality-related initiatives that provide value across our organization and for our consumers. This role will also enable you to take part in the creation of risk-based quality processes and programs that support change, enable innovation, and ensures the simplicity and reliability of the company's quality systems and standards. The Quality Improvement Leader will report to the Quality Improvement Manager.

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:

  • Creates risk-based approaches to prioritize projects and key initiatives. Creates and maintains tools to achieve departmental focus and deliver closure and sustainment of prioritized efforts.
  • Lead cross-functional efforts to identify solutions. Including the identification of root cause and recommending appropriate actions.
  • Qualifies risk establishes holistic change management around efforts and communicates proactively with impacted parties.
  • Support key quality performance metrics maintained by the department.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about relationship-based quality and co-creating solutions. Finally, you will be agile and able to manage change that proactively supports a company that is rapidly innovating.

You'll be most successful in this role if you have:

  • Ability to collaborate and lead the development of innovative solutions that manage risk and at the same time, are simple, reliable, and agile.
  • Ability to provide project leadership in the achievement of departmental and company objectives.
  • Ability to identify, track, and interpret key quality metrics, and can communicate complex topics to a diverse cross-functional audience.

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:

  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in a GMP regulated industry including 5 years of experience in Quality.
  • A solid understanding of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) for the dietary supplements industry or equivalent GMP regulated industry.
  • Ability to utilize common root-cause and risk assessment tools.
  • ASQ, Lean Six Sigma, or Quality Engineer certifications preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree with an emphasis in Chemistry, Biology, or related science.


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.


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