Opelika, Alabama Department Leader, Facilities Maintenance

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  • Requisition Number R3734
  • Full Time Full time
  • Shift Regular
  • Area of Interest Production Planning & Control
  • Location Opelika, Alabama


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.

Department Leader, Facilities Maintenance (NIGHTS 12 Hr Shift)

Opelika, AL

The overall responsibility of the Lead role is to inspire manufacturing operations to achieve timely daily, weekly, and monthly results in the areas of safety, quality, cost, and reliability while meeting department schedule adherence and attainment goals. Models Pharmavite’s purpose, beliefs, and values for their employees by: Supervising repair and maintenance of buildings, plant equipment. And manufacturing equipment; schedules preventative and predictive maintenance; assists in development of safety programs; Drive to Root cause solutions through using Reliability tools.

Critical contributions this role is counted on to deliver include:

  • Supervises repairs to facilities, production equipment, and machinery to minimize downtime, ensure timely completion of repairs, and maintain safe working conditions.

  • Schedules planned maintenance activities including preventative and predictive maintenance, major equipment overhauls, and facility and site improvements to reduce equipment failure and downtime.

  • Directs computerized maintenance systems to ensure data acquisition and equipment histories are accurate and complete.

  • Supervises, trains, and develops department staff to enhance quantity and quality of employee work.

  • Assists in development of a comprehensive safety program and maintains safety work order records to ensure a safe working environment.

  • Recommends, processes, and approves equipment improvements and supervises installation of engineering controls and equipment updates.

  • Assists in developing a comprehensive departmental budget to ensure department stays within budgetary guidelines.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned

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

  • Competent knowledge of SOPs, cGMPs, within a CPG environment

  • Experience working within a rapidly evolving environment, able to adjust to changing job requirements.

  • Competent knowledge of preventative and predictive maintenance programs and computerized maintenance programs

  • Good organizational, analytical, problem solving, oral and written communication skills.

  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, JD Edwards MRP, and Powerpoint preferred.

  • Working knowledge in MRP, WMS, & radio frequency systems.

  • A four-year degree or its equivalent combination of education/relevant work experience is required.

To take on these challenges, you’ll need to have: 

  • A four year college or university degree is a plus.

Requires five to eight years experience in technical disciplines in Maintenance


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.

Annual Pay

Annual Pay Range

$81,600.00 - $122,400.00

This represents the minimum and maximum base salary range for this role, plus annual incentive. Various elements are used to determine a candidate’s starting salary such as job experience, specific skills, and comparison to internal incumbents currently in the role.  This information is provided to applicants in accordance with state and local laws.

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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