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Factory Manufacturing Excellence Manager

Factory Manufacturing Excellence 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?

Position Summary

 

**Sign On Bonus and Relocation Assistance Available for this role**

As the Factory Manufacturing Excellence Manager, you will be responsible for the coordination of all Nestle Continuous Excellence (World Class Manufacturing) initiatives and pillar activities within the factory, acting as the single point of contact for the team. You will have oversight to industrial performance functions and provide coaching and leadership to colleagues at every level. Define, communicate, and implement Nestle Continuous Excellence rollout plans for the Factory.

 

  • Responsible for Continuous Improvement methodology, training, coaching and assessing.
  • Ensure the integration of manufacturing excellence initiatives and pillars.
  • Manage the Manufacturing Excellence Organization and allocation of roles and responsibilities for all industrial performance / industrial engineering, focused improvement, and goal alignment activities in the factory.
  • Monitor the execution of the Nestle Continuous Excellence/ Total Productive Maintenance roll out plan in own factory.
  • Guide the factory floor data standardization, collection, utilization, and management to drive continuous improvement.
  • Act as a Change Agent, promoting the vision and the path to Manufacturing Excellence.

 

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering, business, or related field required.
  • 5+ years of leadership experience to include continuous improvement projects and/or coaching
  • in a manufacturing, military or related environment required.
  • Experience with Lean Six Sigma, DMAIC, Kaizen or TPM in a manufacturing environment preferred

Requisition ID

145371 

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.

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?

Position Summary

 

**Sign On Bonus and Relocation Assistance Available for this role**

As the Factory Manufacturing Excellence Manager, you will be responsible for the coordination of all Nestle Continuous Excellence (World Class Manufacturing) initiatives and pillar activities within the factory, acting as the single point of contact for the team. You will have oversight to industrial performance functions and provide coaching and leadership to colleagues at every level. Define, communicate, and implement Nestle Continuous Excellence rollout plans for the Factory.

 

  • Responsible for Continuous Improvement methodology, training, coaching and assessing.
  • Ensure the integration of manufacturing excellence initiatives and pillars.
  • Manage the Manufacturing Excellence Organization and allocation of roles and responsibilities for all industrial performance / industrial engineering, focused improvement, and goal alignment activities in the factory.
  • Monitor the execution of the Nestle Continuous Excellence/ Total Productive Maintenance roll out plan in own factory.
  • Guide the factory floor data standardization, collection, utilization, and management to drive continuous improvement.
  • Act as a Change Agent, promoting the vision and the path to Manufacturing Excellence.

 

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering, business, or related field required.
  • 5+ years of leadership experience to include continuous improvement projects and/or coaching
  • in a manufacturing, military or related environment required.
  • Experience with Lean Six Sigma, DMAIC, Kaizen or TPM in a manufacturing environment preferred

Requisition ID

145371 

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.

Ft. Dodge, IA, US, 50501

Ft. Dodge, IA, US, 50501


Nearest Major Market: Fort Dodge
Nearest Secondary Market: Ames

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