Opelika, Alabama Soft Gel Team Lead (NIGHTS)

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  • Requisition Number R6855
  • Full Time Full time
  • Shift Regular
  • Area of Interest Manufacturing Production, Processing & Assembly
  • 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.

The SoftGels Team Lead (NIGHTS 12 HR Shift) monitors production and directs the performance and quality output of team members; oversees the operating of all production equipment to meet daily production goals ensuring compliance with standard operating procedures (SOPs), safety rules, and current good manufacturing processes cGMPs.  The Team Lead, Operations reports to the Department Leader and partners with cross-functional teams to ensure production of quality vitamins.

Critical contributions this role is counted on to deliver are:

  • In partnership with the Department Leader supports, maintains an environment that fosters good communication and teamwork within the department and related departments.

  • Trains, cross-trains, and mentors’ employees in all functions of production to ensure continuous improvement. Facilitates smooth rotation of employees and sets production speeds to ensure a balanced workflow.

  • Ensures production employees comply with all cGMPs and standard operating procedures.

  • Coordinates production activities, responds to, and resolves routine production problems quickly by re-assigning and training team members.

  • Reviews and maintains accurate batch records of production for cGMP compliance.

  • Performs daily close out of work orders in JDE, collects and enters all OEE reporting data.

  • Performs all duties in compliance with cGMPs, SOPs, JIs, safety and quality procedures.

The ideal candidate should have the ability to grasp department needs to change quickly and guide others while demonstrating Pharmavite operating values.  You are able to coach production operators on processes and procedures.  Able to work beyond shift specific hours, including weekends as required.         

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

  • A working knowledge of the manufacturing/packaging/warehouse operations, usually resulting from a minimum of 3-5 years of experience.

  • Ability to read and understand procedures, good manufacturing practices “GMPs”, packaging and warehousing standards, batch records, and follow verbal and written instructions.

  • Comfortable with performing basic math calculations.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in the operation of manufacturing type of machinery.

  • Ability to work in team-environment, stand/walk for the full work shift, and walk up and down stairs and use ladders.

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

  • Requires a minimum of three to five years’ experience in manufacturing, warehousing, distribution, or material handling environment.

  • High school diploma / GED or 9 years equivalency of related work experience.

  • Forklift certification is required within three months in job.

  • Manual dexterity to manipulate filling and labeling equipment controls, small production containers on a production line, and hand tools to assemble/disassemble parts of equipment.

  • Comfortable using computers and knowledge of JDE is a plus.

  • Ability to routinely lift and or move loads of up to 50 lbs. with the use of pallet jacks and or other mechanical aids.

  • Pulls/pushes boxes of product on/offline and/or pallets using pallet jack, hoists etc.


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

$41,308.00 - $61,808.00

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.

Pharmavite provides compensation for all overtime hours worked by non-exempt (hourly) employees in accordance with state and federal law. The need to work overtime hours will be determined by management, based on customer and business necessity to meet the needs of our business, Pharmavite may require employees to work overtime.

Voluntary overtime requested by non-exempt employees must be approved in advance by the employee’s supervisor.

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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