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2023 Diversity Leadership Symposium: 2024 Nestlé Manufacturing Leadership Development Program (MLDP)

2023 Diversity Leadership Symposium: 2024 Nestlé Manufacturing Leadership Development Program (MLDP)

 

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.

 

 

2023 Diversity Leadership Symposium: 2024 Nestlé Manufacturing Leadership Development Program (MLDP):

Are you a current undergraduate student who is passionate about diversity, equity and inclusion? Are you looking for a full-time Manufacturing Leadership Development Program beginning summer of 2024? If you’ve got an appetite for an exciting career, apply now for Nestlé’s 2023 virtual Diversity Leadership Symposium (DLS)! It’s a three-day, professional development and hiring event, taking place from August 15-17, 2023, for college students of diverse backgrounds! If selected to participate in the symposium, you will learn about Nestlé’s winning culture, network with peers & current Nestlé employees, and interview for our 2024 Nestlé Manufacturing Leadership Development Program (MLDP)!

 

What to expect from the 2023 Diversity Leadership Symposium:

  • Gain valuable exposure to life and careers at Nestlé and discover how a diverse and inclusive environment fuels career growth
  • Network with business leaders and develop relationships with peers from universities across the nation while participating in engaging experiences
  • Interview for our 2024 Nestlé Manufacturing Leadership Development Program (MLDP), with a chance to return to school with an offer in hand

You know us as the food and beverage company behind a lot of your favorites like Stouffer’s, Nesquik, Toll House, and Lean Cuisine, as well as new discoveries like Sweet Earth. Across our organization, we’re building a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is encouraged, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day!

Here at Nestlé USA, you are empowered to become a student of the business and deliver the best to our consumers. We’re inviting forward-thinking and courageous future leaders to embrace an entrepreneurial approach and start their journey of growth!

If you're a current undergraduate student eager to make an impact on an enormous scale, take strides into greatness by joining Nestlé USA.

 

Here's a breakdown of what the big picture entails for this program:

Nestlé USA’s Manufacturing Leadership Development Program (MLDP) is a rotational program that provides the opportunity for select individuals to gain real world experience and an understanding of Technical & Production at Nestlé USA with a focus in leadership development. Designed with the full support of executive leadership, this program will allow trainees to gain experience in various factory functions including Engineering and Maintenance, Finance, Human Resources, Industrial Performance, Production, Safety, Health & Environmental, Supply Chain and Quality Assurance.

During the first nine months of the program, our trainee will spend time in all of the functional areas listed above to understand the role that each function plays within the factory. Upon completing the rotational portion of the program, our trainee and a member of the business will align on the function he or she would like to pursue further.  Trainees interested in a career path towards Factory/Production Management, Maintenance Management or Warehouse Management will be placed in factory supervisor positions and will continue to be supported by the Development Program for an additional year, benefiting from continued focused development, job placement, and mentorship.  Those who select to move into Quality, Safety, or Manufacturing Excellence will work with these functions to identify full-time positions and continue their development engrained as a part of the function. 
You are the future leader of our business! This program is designed to put you on the fast track to a management position within one of our factories.

 

Primary responsibilities

  • Learn a variety of the leadership concepts, practices, and procedures that will allow you to rely on experience and judgement to plan and accomplish your goals
  • Supervise and coordinate the execution of production schedules
  • Ensure the flow of materials, parts and resources necessary for production
  • Plan methods to improve efficiency in production and be assigned production improvement tasks
  • Develop detailed project scopes that account for operational impact
  • Master plant process flows, utility flows, capacities, procedures and practices

 

Locations

  • Willing to relocate to one of more of our various factory locations across Nestlé USA for the duration of the program

 

Requirements

Education 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Operations Management, Safety Management, Food Science, Industrial Management, Industrial Engineering, or related field
  • Completion of the required degree by June 2024
  • GPA of 3.0 and above preferred

Experience

  • Prior internship or co-op experience; manufacturing experience; student organization and/or other leadership experience preferred
  • Previous problem-solving experience with tangible results

Skills & Knowledge

  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Analytical skillset for data tracking and results analysis
  • Ability to work and thrive in a team environment
  • Demonstrate outstanding learning capabilities
  • Ability to deliver results on challenging assignments

 

Additional Requirements

  • Comfortable leading people in various capacities in a factory
  • Willing to relocate to any Nestlé USA factory after completing the program
  • Able to work any shift, including second or third shift as required throughout program experiences
  • Willing to work in facilities where ambient conditions may be very cold, wet or warm

 

Additional Perks:

  • Immersion into a dynamic and collaborative work culture with diverse colleagues
  • Mentorship and professional guidance from experienced leaders and a training program designed to support successful project completion
  • Work with an influential industry leader in consumer packaged goods (Fortune Magazine)
  • Volunteer in community service opportunities with a variety of Nestlé Share Valued Organizations (e.g. Boys & Girls Club of America & Nestlé Adopt-A-School Program)
  • Relocation package throughout the program (for those who qualify)

 

The Nestlé Diversity Leadership Symposium is ideal for students from diverse backgrounds but is open to all candidates, regardless of ethnicity, who can demonstrate that they would make a positive contribution to diversity at Nestlé.

 

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.

 

 

2023 Diversity Leadership Symposium: 2024 Nestlé Manufacturing Leadership Development Program (MLDP):

Are you a current undergraduate student who is passionate about diversity, equity and inclusion? Are you looking for a full-time Manufacturing Leadership Development Program beginning summer of 2024? If you’ve got an appetite for an exciting career, apply now for Nestlé’s 2023 virtual Diversity Leadership Symposium (DLS)! It’s a three-day, professional development and hiring event, taking place from August 15-17, 2023, for college students of diverse backgrounds! If selected to participate in the symposium, you will learn about Nestlé’s winning culture, network with peers & current Nestlé employees, and interview for our 2024 Nestlé Manufacturing Leadership Development Program (MLDP)!

 

What to expect from the 2023 Diversity Leadership Symposium:

  • Gain valuable exposure to life and careers at Nestlé and discover how a diverse and inclusive environment fuels career growth
  • Network with business leaders and develop relationships with peers from universities across the nation while participating in engaging experiences
  • Interview for our 2024 Nestlé Manufacturing Leadership Development Program (MLDP), with a chance to return to school with an offer in hand

You know us as the food and beverage company behind a lot of your favorites like Stouffer’s, Nesquik, Toll House, and Lean Cuisine, as well as new discoveries like Sweet Earth. Across our organization, we’re building a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is encouraged, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day!

Here at Nestlé USA, you are empowered to become a student of the business and deliver the best to our consumers. We’re inviting forward-thinking and courageous future leaders to embrace an entrepreneurial approach and start their journey of growth!

If you're a current undergraduate student eager to make an impact on an enormous scale, take strides into greatness by joining Nestlé USA.

 

Here's a breakdown of what the big picture entails for this program:

Nestlé USA’s Manufacturing Leadership Development Program (MLDP) is a rotational program that provides the opportunity for select individuals to gain real world experience and an understanding of Technical & Production at Nestlé USA with a focus in leadership development. Designed with the full support of executive leadership, this program will allow trainees to gain experience in various factory functions including Engineering and Maintenance, Finance, Human Resources, Industrial Performance, Production, Safety, Health & Environmental, Supply Chain and Quality Assurance.

During the first nine months of the program, our trainee will spend time in all of the functional areas listed above to understand the role that each function plays within the factory. Upon completing the rotational portion of the program, our trainee and a member of the business will align on the function he or she would like to pursue further.  Trainees interested in a career path towards Factory/Production Management, Maintenance Management or Warehouse Management will be placed in factory supervisor positions and will continue to be supported by the Development Program for an additional year, benefiting from continued focused development, job placement, and mentorship.  Those who select to move into Quality, Safety, or Manufacturing Excellence will work with these functions to identify full-time positions and continue their development engrained as a part of the function. 
You are the future leader of our business! This program is designed to put you on the fast track to a management position within one of our factories.

 

Primary responsibilities

  • Learn a variety of the leadership concepts, practices, and procedures that will allow you to rely on experience and judgement to plan and accomplish your goals
  • Supervise and coordinate the execution of production schedules
  • Ensure the flow of materials, parts and resources necessary for production
  • Plan methods to improve efficiency in production and be assigned production improvement tasks
  • Develop detailed project scopes that account for operational impact
  • Master plant process flows, utility flows, capacities, procedures and practices

 

Locations

  • Willing to relocate to one of more of our various factory locations across Nestlé USA for the duration of the program

 

Requirements

Education 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Operations Management, Safety Management, Food Science, Industrial Management, Industrial Engineering, or related field
  • Completion of the required degree by June 2024
  • GPA of 3.0 and above preferred

Experience

  • Prior internship or co-op experience; manufacturing experience; student organization and/or other leadership experience preferred
  • Previous problem-solving experience with tangible results

Skills & Knowledge

  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Analytical skillset for data tracking and results analysis
  • Ability to work and thrive in a team environment
  • Demonstrate outstanding learning capabilities
  • Ability to deliver results on challenging assignments

 

Additional Requirements

  • Comfortable leading people in various capacities in a factory
  • Willing to relocate to any Nestlé USA factory after completing the program
  • Able to work any shift, including second or third shift as required throughout program experiences
  • Willing to work in facilities where ambient conditions may be very cold, wet or warm

 

Additional Perks:

  • Immersion into a dynamic and collaborative work culture with diverse colleagues
  • Mentorship and professional guidance from experienced leaders and a training program designed to support successful project completion
  • Work with an influential industry leader in consumer packaged goods (Fortune Magazine)
  • Volunteer in community service opportunities with a variety of Nestlé Share Valued Organizations (e.g. Boys & Girls Club of America & Nestlé Adopt-A-School Program)
  • Relocation package throughout the program (for those who qualify)

 

The Nestlé Diversity Leadership Symposium is ideal for students from diverse backgrounds but is open to all candidates, regardless of ethnicity, who can demonstrate that they would make a positive contribution to diversity at Nestlé.

 

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.

 

 

Solon, OH, US, 44139

Solon, OH, US, 44139


Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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