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Facility Warehouse Supervisor

Facility Warehouse Supervisor

As the world leader in nutrition, health and wellness for children from birth to preschool, Gerber Products Company is committed to creating a strong future. We joined the Nestlé Nutrition family in 2007, and have been a partner in parenthood ever since. Our Anything for Baby team works closely with experts to create products that enrich and establish healthy habits for children, and are good for the planet as well. A career at Gerber provides meaningful opportunities to develop professionally, and nurture generations to come. Now is the time to define your future, and ours too.

Job Summary

As a Warehouse Supervisor, you will direct the actions of warehouse team members who perform receiving, storage and shipping functions in support of plant production operations. You will communicate with managers, supervisors, team members, and clerical staff in other plant departments (Maintenance, Safety, Quality, Transportation, Front Office, etc.) on matters relating to warehouse operations as well as ensure warehouse operations are safe, sanitary, efficient, cost effective, and meet all Nestle Quality Standards.

You will be responsible for maximizing the department’s effectiveness through long term planning and project implementation. Maintains open communications and positive employee relations.

 

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Leadership
•    Supervise day-to-day activities of assigned department to provide guidance and training to hourly workforce to ensure production, inventory control, supply chain and quality goals are met.
•    Deliver shift productivity targets through dedicated focus on accurate orders, supply of materials to production, on-time orders, and cases/hour.
•    Schedule work assignments for line/ finished goods drivers and palletizers. Assist employees in setting priorities and ensure staffing levels are sufficient to accomplish workload for own and following shift.
•    Drive improvement of a best-in-class Supply Chain team through execution of all frontline training and performance initiatives and demonstrated effective coaching and development.  Proactively manage frontline staffing requirements for shift.
•    Ensure quality service to our customers by exceeding customer shipping and packaging requirements within the established time frames, and by communicating to internal contacts any issues that may impact customers.
•    Provide safe work practices/promote a safe work environment.

Quality Assurance
•    Ensure top product quality through adherence to Nestle Quality standards and regulations. Lead site to success in all compliance ISO food safety, occupational safety and environmental level facility audits, with a focus on safe work practices and housekeeping programs, as well as maintenance and upkeep of all equipment.

Continuous Improvement
•    Support a culture that focuses on problem solving, goal alignment, and leadership development that delivers sustainable results in safety, quality, processes, costs and SOP documentation.

Safety, Health, and Environmental
•    Responsible to have safe work instructions available for all positions.
•    Follow all sanitation, GMP, safety, quality and employee relation programs.
•    Ensure all employees have the required level of safety training, all equipment and installations are well maintained with safety guards & devices and associates are using the appropriate PPE.
 

REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL:
BS/BA degree and 2 years of leadership experience OR High School Diploma or GED Equivalent and 5 years of leadership experience, preferably in Supply Chain

 

EXPERIENCE:
•    1 + years of experience in a warehouse, manufacturing, transportation or military related environment.
•    2 + years of supervisory/people leader responsibilities preferred.
•    Experience in the food processing, aseptic or pharmaceutical industry is highly preferred.
•    Experience in Supply Chain and/or Inventory Control preferred.
•    SAP or related experience
•    Proven skill in analytical thinking, understanding, technical concepts, and problem solving 

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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.

As the world leader in nutrition, health and wellness for children from birth to preschool, Gerber Products Company is committed to creating a strong future. We joined the Nestlé Nutrition family in 2007, and have been a partner in parenthood ever since. Our Anything for Baby team works closely with experts to create products that enrich and establish healthy habits for children, and are good for the planet as well. A career at Gerber provides meaningful opportunities to develop professionally, and nurture generations to come. Now is the time to define your future, and ours too.

Job Summary

As a Warehouse Supervisor, you will direct the actions of warehouse team members who perform receiving, storage and shipping functions in support of plant production operations. You will communicate with managers, supervisors, team members, and clerical staff in other plant departments (Maintenance, Safety, Quality, Transportation, Front Office, etc.) on matters relating to warehouse operations as well as ensure warehouse operations are safe, sanitary, efficient, cost effective, and meet all Nestle Quality Standards.

You will be responsible for maximizing the department’s effectiveness through long term planning and project implementation. Maintains open communications and positive employee relations.

 

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Leadership
•    Supervise day-to-day activities of assigned department to provide guidance and training to hourly workforce to ensure production, inventory control, supply chain and quality goals are met.
•    Deliver shift productivity targets through dedicated focus on accurate orders, supply of materials to production, on-time orders, and cases/hour.
•    Schedule work assignments for line/ finished goods drivers and palletizers. Assist employees in setting priorities and ensure staffing levels are sufficient to accomplish workload for own and following shift.
•    Drive improvement of a best-in-class Supply Chain team through execution of all frontline training and performance initiatives and demonstrated effective coaching and development.  Proactively manage frontline staffing requirements for shift.
•    Ensure quality service to our customers by exceeding customer shipping and packaging requirements within the established time frames, and by communicating to internal contacts any issues that may impact customers.
•    Provide safe work practices/promote a safe work environment.

Quality Assurance
•    Ensure top product quality through adherence to Nestle Quality standards and regulations. Lead site to success in all compliance ISO food safety, occupational safety and environmental level facility audits, with a focus on safe work practices and housekeeping programs, as well as maintenance and upkeep of all equipment.

Continuous Improvement
•    Support a culture that focuses on problem solving, goal alignment, and leadership development that delivers sustainable results in safety, quality, processes, costs and SOP documentation.

Safety, Health, and Environmental
•    Responsible to have safe work instructions available for all positions.
•    Follow all sanitation, GMP, safety, quality and employee relation programs.
•    Ensure all employees have the required level of safety training, all equipment and installations are well maintained with safety guards & devices and associates are using the appropriate PPE.
 

REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL:
BS/BA degree and 2 years of leadership experience OR High School Diploma or GED Equivalent and 5 years of leadership experience, preferably in Supply Chain

 

EXPERIENCE:
•    1 + years of experience in a warehouse, manufacturing, transportation or military related environment.
•    2 + years of supervisory/people leader responsibilities preferred.
•    Experience in the food processing, aseptic or pharmaceutical industry is highly preferred.
•    Experience in Supply Chain and/or Inventory Control preferred.
•    SAP or related experience
•    Proven skill in analytical thinking, understanding, technical concepts, and problem solving 

​142725​

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.

Fremont, MI, US, 49413-0001

Fremont, MI, US, 49413-0001

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