Formulation Supervisor

Position Type
# of Openings
Location : Name
Idaho Falls Manufacturing
Location : City
Idaho Falls

Company Profile

"Enhancing the Lives of Those We Touch by Helping People Reach Their Goals”


Melaleuca has firmly supported this mission statement since our humble beginning in 1985. Everything we accomplish is done with an eye toward promoting the physical, environmental, financial, and personal wellness of those around us. Our focus has always been on wellness. By manufacturing and selling effective, high quality, natural, health oriented products we help people live more vibrant, healthier, and happier lives. When you walk through the doors at Melaleuca, you can feel it immediately. This is The Wellness Company.


We have achieved consistent and profitable growth with our annual revenue consistently hitting over $1 billion dollars. We now have over 4,000 employees and operate in 19 countries around the world. Melaleuca is positioned to grow even more rapidly in upcoming years. To help keep up with this growth we are looking for an outstanding Formulation Supervisor to be part of our Formulation team.


Plans and supervises formulation operations including processing, weigh out, warehouse and sanitation. Responsible for training and supervision of shift employees. Supervisor is also responsible for ensuring compliance with all regulatory requirements and company policies and procedures.


  • Supervises staff of 5-10 Full-Time Employees by performing such duties as recommending employment status (i.e. hiring, terminating, promotions, warnings, rewards and recognition, etc.), interviewing, counseling, training, scheduling, resolving conflicts, coordinating with other departments, conducting employee meetings, recommending wage increases, etc.
  • Schedules and plans daily activities for weigh out and processing.
  • Performs all duties of immediate supervisor including discipline, counseling, coaching, rewards & recognition, etc.
  • Coordinates with other departments to ensure that formulation operations run smoothly and demands of other departments are met.
  • Investigates and works to resolve reworks, inventory inaccuracies, personnel conflicts, and other issues.
  • Ensures that all employees receive all necessary and required training including SOP, GMP, and safety training and forklift certification where applicable.
  • Ensures that all SOPs, GMPs and other formulation policies and procedures are followed.
  • Reviews and assists Formulation Manager in the creation of written processing procedures.
  • Coordinates with contractors for recycling drums and other materials, disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous waste, and the ordering of supplies required for formulation operations.
  • Writes justifications for rewards & recognition, equipment repairs, replacements and additions, and other justifications as needed.
  • Knowledge and ability to perform duties of Processors, Sanitation Technicians and Forklift Operators as needed.
  • Developing and writing SOPs, processing procedures, logs, spreadsheets, policies and other documents related to formulation operations.
  • Enforces safety policies and procedures and takes necessary actions to ensure that they are followed.
  • Completes reviews and evaluations of employees.



  • Minimum three (3) years experience in a manufacturing environment or equivalent
  • Knowledge of current GMP’s and FDA Regulations concerning cosmetic and drug products, foods, and supplements
  • Demonstrates ability to lead, teach, motivate and train employees in a 1-on-1 setting as well as a large group
  • Knowledge of applicable chemicals, their appearance and how to safely handle and blend them
  • Demonstrates mechanical ability and aptitude to operate, maintain, and troubleshoot complex mechanical equipment
  • Prior supervisory experience is preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated leadership ability
  • Proficient computer skills including software programs such as word processing, excel, access database, inventory tracking software, etc.
  • Certified forklift operator
  • Ability to analyze problems and create solutions
  • Ability to work independently and professionally to coordinate with departments and complete projects
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information including processing procedures, personnel files, etc.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced stressful environment
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. on a regular basis
  • Excellent math skills are required


Just as important as your experience and skills will be the following characteristics and competencies:

  • Self-motivation and sense of ownership and accountability
  • Ability to analyze problems and create solutions
  • Ability to work independently and professionally
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Detailed work and organizational skills
  • Ability to work under stress

Why Melaleuca

Melaleuca is one of the leading Health and Wellness companies in the world. We manufacture and distribute nutritional, pharmaceutical, personal care, facial care, home hygiene, and other wellness products and distribute them directly to the consumer through a full-service catalog and Internet shopping system. We carefully craft products used every day with the highest standards of safety, health, and wellness in mind.


This revolutionary system is changing the way hundreds of thousands of people shop by eliminating middlemen and reducing marketing and distribution costs. This enables the company to spend more on research and high-quality, ecologically-sensible ingredients, while maintaining reasonable prices.


Great culture - flexibility is a must in this position; you'll become a part of a fast-paced team dedicated to a feel-good lifestyle brand dedicated to changing lives. Like the rest of Melaleuca, we are proud to be part of a values-driven organization that treats employees with respect. Our employees and their families enjoy company parties and countless discounts around the community. We implement a very real open-door policy, and all employees are on a first name basis—it feels more like a family than a multi-national corporation.


Safe, uncrowded, affordable - nestled in the heart of beautiful Eastern Idaho, Idaho Falls is a prosperous and vibrant community, as well as the gateway to recreational paradise. This unique setting provides numerous opportunities for total wellness -- social, physical, financial, and emotional. If you love outdoor activities, this is the place for you, with the Snake River running right through town, the Rocky Mountains dominating the horizon, and Yellowstone less than a 2-hour drive away.


Excellent compensation - in addition to a competitive wage, we offer comprehensive benefits for our full-time employees that include all you would expect plus some remarkable surprises, such as a longevity bonus. Right here on-site, we provide a fitness center, free concierge service, and an employee restaurant.


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