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Manufacturing Excellence Expert

Manufacturing Excellence Expert

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

The Manufacturing Excellence Market Expert is responsible for the overall management of all Nestle Continuous Excellence (World Class Manufacturing) initiatives and Pillar activities within a business area. In this role you will support and contribute to the overall market, acting as the single point of contact for the business. As a Manufacturing Excellence Leader you will be responsible for defining and communicating the rollout plans for the area of responsibility, managing and monitoring the execution of manufacturing excellence initiatives, and lead other division initiatives. 50-70% travel will be expected within the role. 

 

  • Support regional clusters to choose the right strategy for Manufacturing Excellence implementation (World-Class Manufacturing) at the sites supporting business needs and the Operational Master Plan (to include Total Performance Management and LEAN initiatives).
  • Prepare and communicate M.E. rollout plans for the factories including selection of key activities, priorities for rollout, scope, and glidepath for results.
  • Coordinate efforts and oversee the deployment of Nestle Continuous Excellence Initiatives within the factory clusters aligned to Market Strategic plan.
  • Responsible for Nestle Continuous Excellence methodology, training, coaching, and assessing in the region and the coordination of it with market Technical & Production and Regional Implementation Support Team.
  • Leads cross-functional business relevant projects as assigned per the Manufacturing Excellence 
  • Director and Manufacturing Excellence Steering Committee. 

 

Requirements:  

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business, or related field required.
  • 5 + years of operations experience in a manufacturing, military, or related environment required.
  • 2+ years’ experience in leading and implementing Total Performance Management (TPM) or Manufacturing Excellence (Continuous Improvement) initiatives in a factory role required.
  • Strong program management experience required.
     

Requisition ID

145757 

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

The Manufacturing Excellence Market Expert is responsible for the overall management of all Nestle Continuous Excellence (World Class Manufacturing) initiatives and Pillar activities within a business area. In this role you will support and contribute to the overall market, acting as the single point of contact for the business. As a Manufacturing Excellence Leader you will be responsible for defining and communicating the rollout plans for the area of responsibility, managing and monitoring the execution of manufacturing excellence initiatives, and lead other division initiatives. 50-70% travel will be expected within the role. 

 

  • Support regional clusters to choose the right strategy for Manufacturing Excellence implementation (World-Class Manufacturing) at the sites supporting business needs and the Operational Master Plan (to include Total Performance Management and LEAN initiatives).
  • Prepare and communicate M.E. rollout plans for the factories including selection of key activities, priorities for rollout, scope, and glidepath for results.
  • Coordinate efforts and oversee the deployment of Nestle Continuous Excellence Initiatives within the factory clusters aligned to Market Strategic plan.
  • Responsible for Nestle Continuous Excellence methodology, training, coaching, and assessing in the region and the coordination of it with market Technical & Production and Regional Implementation Support Team.
  • Leads cross-functional business relevant projects as assigned per the Manufacturing Excellence 
  • Director and Manufacturing Excellence Steering Committee. 

 

Requirements:  

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Business, or related field required.
  • 5 + years of operations experience in a manufacturing, military, or related environment required.
  • 2+ years’ experience in leading and implementing Total Performance Management (TPM) or Manufacturing Excellence (Continuous Improvement) initiatives in a factory role required.
  • Strong program management experience required.
     

Requisition ID

145757 

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.

Hartwell, GA, US, 30643

Hartwell, GA, US, 30643


Nearest Major Market: Athens

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