Superior Manufacturing/Anaheim, CA
Quoting Department Coordinator Nutraceutical Vitamin and Supplement Manufacturing - Quoting, Purchasing and Some Formulation - Position Requires Remote Working
Job Title: Quoting Department Coordinator For Vitamin Manufacturing Services
Work Site: Ability to work from home
Reports To: Operations Manager
Superior is a premium provider of vitamin manufacturing services offering our clients a very broad range of services under one umbrella. Our facilities are certified to the highest standards in the industry and have capabilities and expertise that is among the best in the industry for capsule, tablet, sports nutrition manufacturing and more.
We are still a very new (2yrs) and small company (10 employees) but very stable and fast growing. We are looking for someone that is not afraid of a fast growing company where you will be allowed and required to contribute ideas, suggest changes to systems, ways of doing things and contribute all your skills to help us serve our customers best and grow as a company and team. There is tremendous opportunity both financially and personally for someone that can take on this role and grow with it.
Summary of Position:
This is a quote coordinator position working in and with a dynamic and extremely fast paced environment and team. Primary mode of communication in this position is email and phone. This person will interface and work with our sales team, our operations manager and the various facilities and vendors/suppliers. Organization, resourcefulness, and extreme attention to detail will be some of the qualities needed. This position will primarily focus on the vital function of ensuring the smooth flow of quotes from our sales team to our particular manufacturing facilities or vendors/suppliers and eventually back to our team for our clients. This will entail the complex management and learning of which quotes or products are best for particular facilities or suppliers/vendors. Among others it will also include the receiving and sending of quoting documents, The review and possible revision or correction of quotes that are incomplete or incorrect. Simple formulation suggestions or modifications. Answering questions regarding ingredients, manufacturing methods, supplies, pricing, and other items our growing company might need. Ensuring we have document control in place on product testing front end and back. Collecting necessary documentation from manufacturers and ensuring we have certificates on analysis on file, for final production.
The average day in this position consists of reviewing quotes, communicating with account executives about their clients quotes, communicating with facilities and vendors to complete product quotes and managing and delivering those to the account executives. Strong project management skills will be crucial to managing as many as 50 client quotes at a time.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Works with new and existing Customers along with the Sales Department to develop and prepare for quote new or existing products.
Works directly with Vendors to build out new products and prioritize quotation projects.
Maintains promised lead times to ensure process is efficient.
Proposes and evaluates formulation strategies for both research and development compounds.
Records, compiles, and analyzes research data relevant to product development and evaluation procedures.
Inputs customers new and/or revised products into a formula form and prepares it for quotation process.
Prepares regulatory documents as appropriate. Keeps and updates all records in regards to formulas and formula costs.
Works with purchasing to locate and approve new raw materials and suppliers.
Helps troubleshoot manufacturing problems related to formulation and out of spec capsules, tablets, powders and softgels.
Responsible for checking labels and supplement facts against formulations for first time productions
Creates and maintains quality in an ever-changing and developing environment.
Performs other duties as needed
Two to Three years related experience or equivalent.
Experience in Project Management
Commitment to excellence and high standards; excellent written and oral communication skills; not afraid to be assertive.
Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
Has consistent follow-through, ability to organize and track quotes efficiently
Ability to manage priorities and workflow
Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
Acute attention to detail
Demonstrated ability to plan and organize projects
Ability to work independently and as a member of various teams
Ability to learn new content
Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions
Ability to work on complex projects with general direction and minimal guidance
Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical procedures
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions
Working knowledge of regulatory requirements
Strong knowledge of manufacturing processes, GMPs, and product/process validation
Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace
Above Average Math Skills: Required for weight conversions, percent activities, heavy metal calculations, label reviews, understanding a COA/spec sheet/, molecular weights, etc.
Proficient on Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook. Excellent knowledge of Excel is required.
Details and Salary
Salary: We are a high growth new company and the salary we can offer is negotiable but will not be what you can earn at a larger company. We have consistently increased salaries as we've grown and also offer lot's of room for growth in your position as we grow. Below we ask you to provide your answer to what your starting salary requirement would be.
Full time position
High level of autonomy and freedom in your position to grow and dictate.
Great caring family culture
Tremendous opportunity to grow with a small company and be integral to its success.
Process for applying.
Please submit your resume through the Mighty Recruiter platform (DO NOT EMAIL) and please provide the following answers to these questions.
Have you worked for a facility in this type of role before?
If so how long and what were you primarily responsible for?
Are you able to travel occasionally (2-4 times per year) for company meetings, trade shows and other events? Company paid.
What is your salary requirement?
It will take approximately one week for our team to review all applicants and respond. Our first email will be to set up a phone interview with our operations manager.
You will then speak with other members of the team to learn about the culture and our goals.
Finally you will meet in person with several members of our team
We would like to have our new team member on board with the next 3-5 weeks and will make a decision before March 30th 2017.
We look forward to adding another great person to our family!
Lyle Nguyen - HR Manage
About the Company
No matter what stage of development you're currently in, Superior Supplement Manufacturing offers everything you'll need from capsules, tablets, powders, liquids and soft gels to high grade raw material sourcing and custom formulations. We also offer specialty packaging and label design. With flexible terms and the capacity to manufacture both large and small orders, our customer service representatives are ready to align you with your personal product development consultant. We are happy to offer you a quote in 24-48 hours or less.
Employment Type: Permanent
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