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Shift Manager

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

**This position is eligible for a signing bonus

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 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 motives associates at all levels. 
Focusing on results through setting ambitious objectives and taking initiative to find ways to reach and exceed.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Manage and develop sanitation strategies for facility, communicate with internal 
customers and external USDA/FDA partners. Experience with FDA/USDA 
requirements is preferred. GMP background required
2. Effectively manage the SHO, ensure exchange of information (cascade 
Target/escalate issues) for alignment with the objectives in the short term and WOR, 
MOR 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 and to act in accordance with NCE guidelines.
3. 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.
4. Provide timely feedback and coaching to individuals and team in order to develop 
them to their full potential and to achieve objectives in accordance with NCE 
guidelines. Ensure succession plans and development - coaching of direct reports 
(where applicable) including development of specific training.
5. Promote and enhance a positive labor management relationship including efforts to 
continuously improve teamwork and establish high levels of employee involvement. 
6. Lead a continuous improvement/employee involvement culture through NCE 
approach. Drive for excellence and support operators and staff in their tasks focusing 
on safety of people.
7. 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 work flows, and resource management.
8. Any other tasks assigned by the Factory Manager.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree (Engineering, Business Management, Food Science, or Organizational Leadership/ Supervision) strongly preferred.
  • Work extended days and/or weekends with flexibility to switch shifts as needed.

 

EXPERIENCE:

  • 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.
  • Sanitation background a plus

 

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.

#LI-EW1

Requisition ID

76532472 

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

**This position is eligible for a signing bonus

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 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 motives associates at all levels. 
Focusing on results through setting ambitious objectives and taking initiative to find ways to reach and exceed.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Manage and develop sanitation strategies for facility, communicate with internal 
customers and external USDA/FDA partners. Experience with FDA/USDA 
requirements is preferred. GMP background required
2. Effectively manage the SHO, ensure exchange of information (cascade 
Target/escalate issues) for alignment with the objectives in the short term and WOR, 
MOR 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 and to act in accordance with NCE guidelines.
3. 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.
4. Provide timely feedback and coaching to individuals and team in order to develop 
them to their full potential and to achieve objectives in accordance with NCE 
guidelines. Ensure succession plans and development - coaching of direct reports 
(where applicable) including development of specific training.
5. Promote and enhance a positive labor management relationship including efforts to 
continuously improve teamwork and establish high levels of employee involvement. 
6. Lead a continuous improvement/employee involvement culture through NCE 
approach. Drive for excellence and support operators and staff in their tasks focusing 
on safety of people.
7. 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 work flows, and resource management.
8. Any other tasks assigned by the Factory Manager.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree (Engineering, Business Management, Food Science, or Organizational Leadership/ Supervision) strongly preferred.
  • Work extended days and/or weekends with flexibility to switch shifts as needed.

 

EXPERIENCE:

  • 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.
  • Sanitation background a plus

 

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.

#LI-EW1

Requisition ID

76532472 

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.

 

Gaffney, SC, US, 29340

Gaffney, SC, US, 29340


Nearest Major Market: Spartanburg
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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