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Production Shift Manager

Production Shift Manager

 

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

 

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

 

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

Position Summary & Responsibilities

POSITION SUMMARY:
Ensure the production plan and all functional operations are fully achieved on time and in full compliance for assigned areas on an off shift in a union or non-union environment. Ensures employee safety, product quality, hygiene, cost, and environmental needs fully meet all legal and other requirements and standards.  This is accomplished by managing teams across all areas of plant operations, driving continuous improvement through TPM, empowering people, to motivate and develop their capability.  Leadership of people includes communicating the vision & mission to gain the understanding & commitment of the people to achieve the objectives.  Development of people through being a team builder with ability to recognize and develop the potential of all the production people. Proactive cooperation with other groups on site and within Nestle NUSA to ensure that their area and people are fully aligned with the organization.  Modeling the way for others by practicing what is preached to create and maintain a workplace culture that engages and motivates associates at all levels.  Focusing on results through setting ambitious objectives and taking initiative to find ways to reach and exceed
 
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
•    Ensure that finished products are consistently manufactured meeting prescribed standards (compliant) with quality, safety and good manufacturing practices, on time and meeting consumer expectations.  On the off shift this person is the business decision maker for all functional areas to insure alignment with and delivery of business objectives, continued execution of workflow, and resource management.
•    Ensure exchange of information (cascade Target/escalate issues) for alignment with the objectives in the short term and Weekly Operational Review, Monthly Operational Review for medium and long term to achieve production plan and to identify and achieve performance improvements.  Motivate, guide, support and coach the resources to achieve objectives.
•    Elaborate and execute workforce development program that will provide appropriate flexibility of workforce and assets. Focus on material availability, finished goods quality, and on time delivery through optimal resource allocation.
•    Provide timely feedback and coaching to individuals and team to develop them to their full potential and to achieve objectives. Ensure succession plans and development - coaching of direct reports (where applicable) including development of specific training.
•    Promote and enhance a positive labor management relationship including efforts to continuously improve teamwork and establish high levels of employee involvement.
•    Lead a continuous improvement/employee involvement culture. Drive for excellence and support operators and staff in their tasks focusing on safety of people.
•    Ensure the timely launch of new products to the Market as per agreement with the business unit.
•    Any other tasks assigned by the Factory Manager.
•    Ability to work flex shifts including weekends
 

Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL LEVEL:
•    Bachelor’s degree (Engineering, Business Management, Food Science, or Organizational Leadership/ Supervision) required.
•    Work extended days and/or weekends with flexibility to switch shifts as needed.

EXPERIENCE:
•    Bachelor’s degree (Engineering, Business Management, Food Science or Organizational Leadership) required or minimum 3 years of leadership experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment OR minimum 5 years of supervisory/management experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment OR multiple years in a leadership role in the United States Military.
•    Minimum Five (5) years food industry production, purchasing and/or packaging experience with progressive responsibility leading people.  
•    Experience in different manufacturing environments.  Success leading projects in different departments and functions.  Exposure to implementing continuous improvement, employee involvement techniques, and change management. Implementation experience of TPM preferred.

SKILLS
•    Demonstrated leadership and problem-solving skills as well as strong interpersonal and communication skills are required.  High energy level and excellent follow up skills. Creative problem solving, attention to detail and the ability to handle multiple priorities. Great people skills, maintaining a positive attitude, and the ability to motivate people are needed.
 

181803

 

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.

 

 

 

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

 

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

 

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

Position Summary & Responsibilities

POSITION SUMMARY:
Ensure the production plan and all functional operations are fully achieved on time and in full compliance for assigned areas on an off shift in a union or non-union environment. Ensures employee safety, product quality, hygiene, cost, and environmental needs fully meet all legal and other requirements and standards.  This is accomplished by managing teams across all areas of plant operations, driving continuous improvement through TPM, empowering people, to motivate and develop their capability.  Leadership of people includes communicating the vision & mission to gain the understanding & commitment of the people to achieve the objectives.  Development of people through being a team builder with ability to recognize and develop the potential of all the production people. Proactive cooperation with other groups on site and within Nestle NUSA to ensure that their area and people are fully aligned with the organization.  Modeling the way for others by practicing what is preached to create and maintain a workplace culture that engages and motivates associates at all levels.  Focusing on results through setting ambitious objectives and taking initiative to find ways to reach and exceed
 
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
•    Ensure that finished products are consistently manufactured meeting prescribed standards (compliant) with quality, safety and good manufacturing practices, on time and meeting consumer expectations.  On the off shift this person is the business decision maker for all functional areas to insure alignment with and delivery of business objectives, continued execution of workflow, and resource management.
•    Ensure exchange of information (cascade Target/escalate issues) for alignment with the objectives in the short term and Weekly Operational Review, Monthly Operational Review for medium and long term to achieve production plan and to identify and achieve performance improvements.  Motivate, guide, support and coach the resources to achieve objectives.
•    Elaborate and execute workforce development program that will provide appropriate flexibility of workforce and assets. Focus on material availability, finished goods quality, and on time delivery through optimal resource allocation.
•    Provide timely feedback and coaching to individuals and team to develop them to their full potential and to achieve objectives. Ensure succession plans and development - coaching of direct reports (where applicable) including development of specific training.
•    Promote and enhance a positive labor management relationship including efforts to continuously improve teamwork and establish high levels of employee involvement.
•    Lead a continuous improvement/employee involvement culture. Drive for excellence and support operators and staff in their tasks focusing on safety of people.
•    Ensure the timely launch of new products to the Market as per agreement with the business unit.
•    Any other tasks assigned by the Factory Manager.
•    Ability to work flex shifts including weekends
 

Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL LEVEL:
•    Bachelor’s degree (Engineering, Business Management, Food Science, or Organizational Leadership/ Supervision) required.
•    Work extended days and/or weekends with flexibility to switch shifts as needed.

EXPERIENCE:
•    Bachelor’s degree (Engineering, Business Management, Food Science or Organizational Leadership) required or minimum 3 years of leadership experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment OR minimum 5 years of supervisory/management experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment OR multiple years in a leadership role in the United States Military.
•    Minimum Five (5) years food industry production, purchasing and/or packaging experience with progressive responsibility leading people.  
•    Experience in different manufacturing environments.  Success leading projects in different departments and functions.  Exposure to implementing continuous improvement, employee involvement techniques, and change management. Implementation experience of TPM preferred.

SKILLS
•    Demonstrated leadership and problem-solving skills as well as strong interpersonal and communication skills are required.  High energy level and excellent follow up skills. Creative problem solving, attention to detail and the ability to handle multiple priorities. Great people skills, maintaining a positive attitude, and the ability to motivate people are needed.
 

181803

 

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.

 

 

Freehold, NJ, US, 07728

Freehold, NJ, US, 07728


Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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