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Senior Manager Factory Engineering

Senior Manager Factory Engineering

 

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

The Senior Manager, Factory Engineering position directs the engineering activities relating to the factory such that employee health and safety, product safety and the protection of the environment are never compromised and that all engineering activities enhance product quality, plant performance and the business objectives.  This position is also responsible for the development and implementation of the strategic vision of the factory in areas of manufacturing reliability.  Directly reporting to the Factory Manager, they are an integral member of the factory management team and responsible for people management for a team of exempt and non-exempt roles within Engineering. 
Management Responsibilities: 

•    Define, propose and monitor the implementation of the Factory Engineering teams plans and objectives in accordance with the Engineering Policy, Key Principles and the Key Engineering Activities as outlined in the Nestlé Engineering Excellence (NEE) master document. 
•    Propose and implement work processes, procedures and technical resources related to Factory Engineering.
•    Lead and manage the Factory Engineering team and maintain competencies, motivation and performance to achieve the teams’ mission and objectives.
•    Propose and control the Factory Engineering budget as well as the factory's capital investment plans and related capital expenditures.
•    Planning and managing all approved capital projects
•    Propose and monitor Factory Engineering in accordance with the key performance indicators. 
•    Demonstrate and promote the company's values within the Factory Engineering team.
•    Contributing toward the Strategic and Tactical Leadership of the factory and division overall.
 
Functional Responsibilities:
•    Ensure that there exists within the engineering team an attitude of absolute intolerance for unsafe situations. That all those in engineering are encouraged never to implement any change, whether directly instructed to, or under his/her own initiative, without first questioning its impact in relation to product safety/quality, people safety and the environment. No compromises should be tolerated.
•    Liaise daily with Production and Quality Assurance to resolve technical issues and to ensure optimal operation.  
•    Ensure implementation of Asset Maintenance Management as Factory Maintenance System:
o    Technical Stores Management 
o    Work Order Management and Labor Hour allocation
o    Equipment Bill of Material (BOM)
•    Drive the implementation of Maintenance Best Practices: 
o    Optimize Predictive Maintenance technologies (Condition Monitoring and inspections) to minimize unplanned downtime 
o    Utilize Planned Downtime for Scheduled and Condition-Based Maintenance
•    Initiate the implementation of new processes/technologies 
•    Safeguard ‘Product Mastership’ equipment related technical knowledge. 
•    Maintain and develop functional expertise in technical operations (Maintenance, Projects, Industrial Services, Store) by providing training and development programs
•    Initiate and drive Continuous Improvement (CI) to achieve industrial process and plant optimization.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s in Engineering, preferably Mechanical, Chemical, Process or equivalent experience and minimum 10 years related overall work experience with 8 years related factory experience highly preferred.
•    In-depth knowledge of food processing plant and technology:
o    Maintenance technologies. 
o    Operation of utilities.
•    Knowledge of food safety, regulatory requirements for food safety and hygienic engineering (OSH&R).
•    Understanding of financial analysis and relevant business drivers.
o    Asset and Maintenance Management
o    CAPEX budgeting and preparation
•    Industrial Services and Energy Management
•    Good understanding of electricity, control and automation.
•    Strong technical and managerial skills.
•    Demonstrated leadership abilities
•    Analytical skills in problem solving.
•    Knowledgeable of and able to apply root cause problem solving and technical creativity to systemically resolve complex short term and long-term issues and opportunities.
•    Ability to perform under pressure and in ambiguous situations.
•    Strong organization and multi-tasking skills – ability to balance and prioritize several projects simultaneously.
•    Strong communication, presentation, and networking skills.
•    Ability to act in several roles depending upon the situation -facilitator, leader, executor, etc.
•    Ability to assert influence over events to achieve goals
•    Proficiency in MS Office, MS Project; experience with SAP preferred

Critical Experiences (position)
•    Minimum 5-7 years’ experience in a technical field, preferably in food manufacturing facility including maintenance responsibilities.
•    Previous experience managing a team.
•    1-3 years TPM / continuous improvement process development
•    Experience in Project Engineering/Management - Plant Design & Construction.

183691

 

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

The Senior Manager, Factory Engineering position directs the engineering activities relating to the factory such that employee health and safety, product safety and the protection of the environment are never compromised and that all engineering activities enhance product quality, plant performance and the business objectives.  This position is also responsible for the development and implementation of the strategic vision of the factory in areas of manufacturing reliability.  Directly reporting to the Factory Manager, they are an integral member of the factory management team and responsible for people management for a team of exempt and non-exempt roles within Engineering. 
Management Responsibilities: 

•    Define, propose and monitor the implementation of the Factory Engineering teams plans and objectives in accordance with the Engineering Policy, Key Principles and the Key Engineering Activities as outlined in the Nestlé Engineering Excellence (NEE) master document. 
•    Propose and implement work processes, procedures and technical resources related to Factory Engineering.
•    Lead and manage the Factory Engineering team and maintain competencies, motivation and performance to achieve the teams’ mission and objectives.
•    Propose and control the Factory Engineering budget as well as the factory's capital investment plans and related capital expenditures.
•    Planning and managing all approved capital projects
•    Propose and monitor Factory Engineering in accordance with the key performance indicators. 
•    Demonstrate and promote the company's values within the Factory Engineering team.
•    Contributing toward the Strategic and Tactical Leadership of the factory and division overall.
 
Functional Responsibilities:
•    Ensure that there exists within the engineering team an attitude of absolute intolerance for unsafe situations. That all those in engineering are encouraged never to implement any change, whether directly instructed to, or under his/her own initiative, without first questioning its impact in relation to product safety/quality, people safety and the environment. No compromises should be tolerated.
•    Liaise daily with Production and Quality Assurance to resolve technical issues and to ensure optimal operation.  
•    Ensure implementation of Asset Maintenance Management as Factory Maintenance System:
o    Technical Stores Management 
o    Work Order Management and Labor Hour allocation
o    Equipment Bill of Material (BOM)
•    Drive the implementation of Maintenance Best Practices: 
o    Optimize Predictive Maintenance technologies (Condition Monitoring and inspections) to minimize unplanned downtime 
o    Utilize Planned Downtime for Scheduled and Condition-Based Maintenance
•    Initiate the implementation of new processes/technologies 
•    Safeguard ‘Product Mastership’ equipment related technical knowledge. 
•    Maintain and develop functional expertise in technical operations (Maintenance, Projects, Industrial Services, Store) by providing training and development programs
•    Initiate and drive Continuous Improvement (CI) to achieve industrial process and plant optimization.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s in Engineering, preferably Mechanical, Chemical, Process or equivalent experience and minimum 10 years related overall work experience with 8 years related factory experience highly preferred.
•    In-depth knowledge of food processing plant and technology:
o    Maintenance technologies. 
o    Operation of utilities.
•    Knowledge of food safety, regulatory requirements for food safety and hygienic engineering (OSH&R).
•    Understanding of financial analysis and relevant business drivers.
o    Asset and Maintenance Management
o    CAPEX budgeting and preparation
•    Industrial Services and Energy Management
•    Good understanding of electricity, control and automation.
•    Strong technical and managerial skills.
•    Demonstrated leadership abilities
•    Analytical skills in problem solving.
•    Knowledgeable of and able to apply root cause problem solving and technical creativity to systemically resolve complex short term and long-term issues and opportunities.
•    Ability to perform under pressure and in ambiguous situations.
•    Strong organization and multi-tasking skills – ability to balance and prioritize several projects simultaneously.
•    Strong communication, presentation, and networking skills.
•    Ability to act in several roles depending upon the situation -facilitator, leader, executor, etc.
•    Ability to assert influence over events to achieve goals
•    Proficiency in MS Office, MS Project; experience with SAP preferred

Critical Experiences (position)
•    Minimum 5-7 years’ experience in a technical field, preferably in food manufacturing facility including maintenance responsibilities.
•    Previous experience managing a team.
•    1-3 years TPM / continuous improvement process development
•    Experience in Project Engineering/Management - Plant Design & Construction.

183691

 

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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