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Production Manager

Production Manager

 

We’re a leader in the pet care industry, which means we’re not only ahead in volume, profit and market share, but our associates dare to Stand Taller. We innovate new products, impart new agilities into existing processes, constantly advance pet nutrition, and always pay it forward in the form of service for our communities and families. Are you up for the dare?

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY
For more than 100 years, Purina has led the charge in revolutionizing pet food production and its ability to enrich the lives of pets everywhere. By 1956, through innovative engineering, we literally reshaped Pet Care, introducing Dog Chow® as the first extruded dry food. We’re still at it today, with Tidy Cats®, the lightweight cat litter champion of the world and our new Ultra-Premium brands, Beyond® and Just Right® pet food.

 

As Production Manager, you will be responsible for the overall management, direction, and coordination of plant operations in carrying out Nestlé Purina’s production objectives. You will empower, coach, and develop key subordinates to ensure that safety, quality, operational and production standards are prioritized and achieved. In this leadership position, you will oversee production activities involved in the transformation of raw materials into finished product, thereby having a direct impact on factory efficiency, cost, waste, and output. You will coordinate with cross-functional teams to plan and implement strategic initiatives to continuously improve and optimize operations.

  • Select, train, and develop team leads and support them in assessing, coaching, and managing performance of factory production personnel.
  • Champion safety and quality across all production lines and shifts and assist in fostering a culture of accountability, care, and pride in daily operations.
  • Act as a Change Agent to maintain and enhance production standards, resources, and processes to ensure compliance with internal and external guidelines.
  • Serve as a pillar leader for Nestlé Continuous Excellence (NCE), specifically Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) and Lean Manufacturing
  • Collaborate with factory leadership to plan and execute strategic maintenance, improvements, and projects to optimize equipment and facilities to expand plant capacity needs and strive toward a zero-waste environment.
  • Model Manufacturing Excellence (ME) through implementation of production goals and methods to achieve targeted delivery and quality requirements.

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3+ years of experience in a leadership role within a regulatory and high-speed manufacturing, production, warehouse, military, or related environment.

 

The approximate pay range for this position is $112,394-$140,626. Please note that the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Final compensation may vary based on factors including but not limited to knowledge, skills and abilities. Final compensation may vary based on factors including but not limited to knowledge, skills and abilities as well as geographic location. Nestlé offers performance-based incentives and a competitive total rewards package, which includes a 401k with company match, healthcare coverage and a broad range of other benefits. Incentives and/or benefit packages may vary depending on the position. Learn more at About Us | Making an Impact | Nestle Careers (nestlejobs.com)

 

REQUISITION ID:

283093

 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

 

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

Review our applicant privacy notice before applying at https://www.nestlejobs.com/privacy

 

We’re a leader in the pet care industry, which means we’re not only ahead in volume, profit and market share, but our associates dare to Stand Taller. We innovate new products, impart new agilities into existing processes, constantly advance pet nutrition, and always pay it forward in the form of service for our communities and families. Are you up for the dare?

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY
For more than 100 years, Purina has led the charge in revolutionizing pet food production and its ability to enrich the lives of pets everywhere. By 1956, through innovative engineering, we literally reshaped Pet Care, introducing Dog Chow® as the first extruded dry food. We’re still at it today, with Tidy Cats®, the lightweight cat litter champion of the world and our new Ultra-Premium brands, Beyond® and Just Right® pet food.

 

As Production Manager, you will be responsible for the overall management, direction, and coordination of plant operations in carrying out Nestlé Purina’s production objectives. You will empower, coach, and develop key subordinates to ensure that safety, quality, operational and production standards are prioritized and achieved. In this leadership position, you will oversee production activities involved in the transformation of raw materials into finished product, thereby having a direct impact on factory efficiency, cost, waste, and output. You will coordinate with cross-functional teams to plan and implement strategic initiatives to continuously improve and optimize operations.

  • Select, train, and develop team leads and support them in assessing, coaching, and managing performance of factory production personnel.
  • Champion safety and quality across all production lines and shifts and assist in fostering a culture of accountability, care, and pride in daily operations.
  • Act as a Change Agent to maintain and enhance production standards, resources, and processes to ensure compliance with internal and external guidelines.
  • Serve as a pillar leader for Nestlé Continuous Excellence (NCE), specifically Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) and Lean Manufacturing
  • Collaborate with factory leadership to plan and execute strategic maintenance, improvements, and projects to optimize equipment and facilities to expand plant capacity needs and strive toward a zero-waste environment.
  • Model Manufacturing Excellence (ME) through implementation of production goals and methods to achieve targeted delivery and quality requirements.

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3+ years of experience in a leadership role within a regulatory and high-speed manufacturing, production, warehouse, military, or related environment.

 

The approximate pay range for this position is $112,394-$140,626. Please note that the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Final compensation may vary based on factors including but not limited to knowledge, skills and abilities. Final compensation may vary based on factors including but not limited to knowledge, skills and abilities as well as geographic location. Nestlé offers performance-based incentives and a competitive total rewards package, which includes a 401k with company match, healthcare coverage and a broad range of other benefits. Incentives and/or benefit packages may vary depending on the position. Learn more at About Us | Making an Impact | Nestle Careers (nestlejobs.com)

 

REQUISITION ID:

283093

 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

 

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

Review our applicant privacy notice before applying at https://www.nestlejobs.com/privacy

Edmond, OK, US, 73013-3409

Edmond, OK, US, 73013-3409

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