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Manufacturing Production Supervisor

Manufacturing Production 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.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

Position Summary & Responsibilities

POSITION SUMMARY:
This position will be responsible for providing supervision to a plant business unit.  This includes implementing/supporting TPM – Nestlé Continuous Excellence initiatives as well as day-to-day operations of the business unit.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Leadership
•    Manage day-to-day operations of the business unit to assure collaboration of shifts to guarantee smooth transitions.  
•    Provides leadership/direction to hourly employees.  
•    Ensure that personnel are properly trained and following approved processes to facilitate the manufacturing of quality goods based on accepted practices, regulatory requirements, and/or company policies.  
•    Balances quality, productivity, cost, safety, and morale to achieve production goals.
•    Prepare paperwork / reports on a timely basis.
•    Be a model for team.

Quality Assurance 
•    Develop, maintain and empower a quality conscientious attitude among employees. Ensure all raw material, packaging material, WIP and finished goods are handled within GMP and FEFO guidelines.
•    Maintain ISO food safety, occupational safety and environmental level facility, with a focus on safe work practices and housekeeping programs, as well as maintenance and upkeep of all equipment.

Continuous Improvement
•    Identify, recommend, develop and implement improvements in safety, quality, processes, costs and SOP documentation.
•    Help identify long term opportunities and solutions for continuous improvement. Promote open communications between shifts and departments. Develop teamwork approach to teams
•    Maintain housekeeping, sanitation and safety through employee involvement and adherence to the Departments 5S standards/initiatives.  
•    Actively support and participate in facility’s TPM / continuous improvement efforts.  
•    Set ambitious objectives and motivate the shift to achieve them.  

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.
•    Assure activities being performed having an environmental impact are communicated and accomplished according to the environmental management systems. 
•    Perform other duties as assigned

All employees will support and participate in Nestlé Continuous Excellence (NCE) and Total Performance Management (TPM) as a part of their job responsibility within their Business Unit or as assigned within the factory.
Responsible to have safe work instructions available for all positions, processes are run in accordance with SOP’s, SOPP’s and other documentation. 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.
To assure activities being performed having an environmental impact are communicated and accomplished according to the environmental management systems.
 

Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL:
BS/BA degree preferred with 3 years’ experience or equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience.   

EXPERIENCE:
•    3-5 years progressive experience with previous supervisory/people leader responsibilities in a manufacturing environment.  
•    Food manufacturing experience highly preferred in a food processing, aseptics or pharmaceutical industry
•    Continuous improvement experience beneficial

SKILLS:
•    Mentor and lead teams of diverse memberships to successful results
•    Comprehend, educate others and enforce relevant policies/procedures pertinent to safety, quality, sanitation, security and operations
•    Communicate with all levels of personnel and elevate issues when necessary
•    Schedule finite resources effectively so continuous improvement is not sacrifice for day to day results
•    Develop systems for standardization of work functions
•    Represent departmental interests while participating on cross functional teams 
•    Demonstrated ability to utilize a personal computer effectively in a LAN environment.
•    Proven skill in analytical thinking, understanding, technical concepts, and problem solving  
•    Must be able to work all shifts (1st, 2nd, 3rd and alternative work week).
 

175139

 

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.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

Position Summary & Responsibilities

POSITION SUMMARY:
This position will be responsible for providing supervision to a plant business unit.  This includes implementing/supporting TPM – Nestlé Continuous Excellence initiatives as well as day-to-day operations of the business unit.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Leadership
•    Manage day-to-day operations of the business unit to assure collaboration of shifts to guarantee smooth transitions.  
•    Provides leadership/direction to hourly employees.  
•    Ensure that personnel are properly trained and following approved processes to facilitate the manufacturing of quality goods based on accepted practices, regulatory requirements, and/or company policies.  
•    Balances quality, productivity, cost, safety, and morale to achieve production goals.
•    Prepare paperwork / reports on a timely basis.
•    Be a model for team.

Quality Assurance 
•    Develop, maintain and empower a quality conscientious attitude among employees. Ensure all raw material, packaging material, WIP and finished goods are handled within GMP and FEFO guidelines.
•    Maintain ISO food safety, occupational safety and environmental level facility, with a focus on safe work practices and housekeeping programs, as well as maintenance and upkeep of all equipment.

Continuous Improvement
•    Identify, recommend, develop and implement improvements in safety, quality, processes, costs and SOP documentation.
•    Help identify long term opportunities and solutions for continuous improvement. Promote open communications between shifts and departments. Develop teamwork approach to teams
•    Maintain housekeeping, sanitation and safety through employee involvement and adherence to the Departments 5S standards/initiatives.  
•    Actively support and participate in facility’s TPM / continuous improvement efforts.  
•    Set ambitious objectives and motivate the shift to achieve them.  

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.
•    Assure activities being performed having an environmental impact are communicated and accomplished according to the environmental management systems. 
•    Perform other duties as assigned

All employees will support and participate in Nestlé Continuous Excellence (NCE) and Total Performance Management (TPM) as a part of their job responsibility within their Business Unit or as assigned within the factory.
Responsible to have safe work instructions available for all positions, processes are run in accordance with SOP’s, SOPP’s and other documentation. 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.
To assure activities being performed having an environmental impact are communicated and accomplished according to the environmental management systems.
 

Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL:
BS/BA degree preferred with 3 years’ experience or equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience.   

EXPERIENCE:
•    3-5 years progressive experience with previous supervisory/people leader responsibilities in a manufacturing environment.  
•    Food manufacturing experience highly preferred in a food processing, aseptics or pharmaceutical industry
•    Continuous improvement experience beneficial

SKILLS:
•    Mentor and lead teams of diverse memberships to successful results
•    Comprehend, educate others and enforce relevant policies/procedures pertinent to safety, quality, sanitation, security and operations
•    Communicate with all levels of personnel and elevate issues when necessary
•    Schedule finite resources effectively so continuous improvement is not sacrifice for day to day results
•    Develop systems for standardization of work functions
•    Represent departmental interests while participating on cross functional teams 
•    Demonstrated ability to utilize a personal computer effectively in a LAN environment.
•    Proven skill in analytical thinking, understanding, technical concepts, and problem solving  
•    Must be able to work all shifts (1st, 2nd, 3rd and alternative work week).
 

175139

 

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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