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Technical Project Manager - Manufacturing Excellence

Technical Project Manager - Manufacturing Excellence

 

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

LOCATION - Solon, OH preferred, Remote capability possible

Responsible for leading cross-functional projects to drive manufacturing efficiencies and lowest total delivered cost while building field competence and serve as Product Owner: Expert and admin of the products or services being implemented to ensure proper usage of the tools and training effectiveness as well as prioritize and manage enhancement with developers / vendors.

Enable factories to drive effective implementation of needed ""Connected Worker Tools""  and how factories to own those products through the life cycle of Tools / APPs.
Envisioning products and services ""use case"" in our operations.
• Create the synergies between current practices in the factories (e.g. NCE practices) and appropriate digital solutions.
• Communicate / Create the Market standards   
Troubleshooting with end users and evaluate defects versus enhancements 
Ensuring proper usage of tools, prioritize and manage enhancements with developers. Gathering and prioritizing customers requirements and scope definition and engaging with product / service vendor
Alignment with Digital solution Project Manager in establishing / maintaining digital roadmap.        
Support the Development of Factory Performance Improvement Plans by Partnering with Category ME team on the following:
Facilitate the preparation and execution of various NCE improvement activities, including but not limited: to IPA Events, Project Scoping / Line Studies and Consumer & Customer Value Proposition (CCVP), Identify Business Opportunities (IBO), etc.
  - Ability to connect factory losses with applicable/relevant NCE tools & Digital enablers  
Support the Factory ME Manager/Corp. NCE Manager to leverage NCE to support the business needs and deliver the expected results.
Support the ongoing development of the Factory improvement plans by:
    - Evaluating maturity progression and identifying key opportunities together with the Factory ME Manager.
    - Coaching and supporting the development of Factory governance / routines to accelerate sustainable results.
Support the development of Critical Competence of Local Leadership Team by partnering with the Category NCE Manager/Corp. NCE Manager on the following:
- Build competency in Digital Tools / APPs  across all levels  together with the ""Super Users Network"" of the factory through on-site working sessions. 
- Be the expert in IP competencies included in Digital Tools / APPs  : Data reliability, SAP BOM/Master Data, Planning Rate Reviews, Asset Intensity systems (NSAM), St 21-908, Capacity Utilization, etc.)

Experiences:

- Minimum of 3 years Food Manufacturing experience, preferable acting as Factory ME Specialist
- Expert in Nestle Digital adopted /agreed solutions that they responsible for (like SAP , SAM and DMO). 
- Practical experience in leading and coaching NCE Practices (GA,TPM,Lean - 1-2 years)
- Minimum of 3 years experience of project management, loss intelligence, & problem solving
- Experience in cultural change management & managing multiple complex priorities with direct and indirect stakeholders
- Experience in developing Line labor standards, Budget preparation/review, and line capability/speed studies
- Minimum of 3 years working with Factory Management & Leadership team, with success in supporting & developing cross functional teams.

- Working knowledge of continuous improvement methodologies (TPM, GA, FI, LVS)
- Basic understanding of Change Management
- Strong competence of key Standards (St. 21-908, etc.)
- Project Management competence
- Understanding of Basic Finance & Value Creation

Requisition ID

183574 

 

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

LOCATION - Solon, OH preferred, Remote capability possible

Responsible for leading cross-functional projects to drive manufacturing efficiencies and lowest total delivered cost while building field competence and serve as Product Owner: Expert and admin of the products or services being implemented to ensure proper usage of the tools and training effectiveness as well as prioritize and manage enhancement with developers / vendors.

Enable factories to drive effective implementation of needed ""Connected Worker Tools""  and how factories to own those products through the life cycle of Tools / APPs.
Envisioning products and services ""use case"" in our operations.
• Create the synergies between current practices in the factories (e.g. NCE practices) and appropriate digital solutions.
• Communicate / Create the Market standards   
Troubleshooting with end users and evaluate defects versus enhancements 
Ensuring proper usage of tools, prioritize and manage enhancements with developers. Gathering and prioritizing customers requirements and scope definition and engaging with product / service vendor
Alignment with Digital solution Project Manager in establishing / maintaining digital roadmap.        
Support the Development of Factory Performance Improvement Plans by Partnering with Category ME team on the following:
Facilitate the preparation and execution of various NCE improvement activities, including but not limited: to IPA Events, Project Scoping / Line Studies and Consumer & Customer Value Proposition (CCVP), Identify Business Opportunities (IBO), etc.
  - Ability to connect factory losses with applicable/relevant NCE tools & Digital enablers  
Support the Factory ME Manager/Corp. NCE Manager to leverage NCE to support the business needs and deliver the expected results.
Support the ongoing development of the Factory improvement plans by:
    - Evaluating maturity progression and identifying key opportunities together with the Factory ME Manager.
    - Coaching and supporting the development of Factory governance / routines to accelerate sustainable results.
Support the development of Critical Competence of Local Leadership Team by partnering with the Category NCE Manager/Corp. NCE Manager on the following:
- Build competency in Digital Tools / APPs  across all levels  together with the ""Super Users Network"" of the factory through on-site working sessions. 
- Be the expert in IP competencies included in Digital Tools / APPs  : Data reliability, SAP BOM/Master Data, Planning Rate Reviews, Asset Intensity systems (NSAM), St 21-908, Capacity Utilization, etc.)

Experiences:

- Minimum of 3 years Food Manufacturing experience, preferable acting as Factory ME Specialist
- Expert in Nestle Digital adopted /agreed solutions that they responsible for (like SAP , SAM and DMO). 
- Practical experience in leading and coaching NCE Practices (GA,TPM,Lean - 1-2 years)
- Minimum of 3 years experience of project management, loss intelligence, & problem solving
- Experience in cultural change management & managing multiple complex priorities with direct and indirect stakeholders
- Experience in developing Line labor standards, Budget preparation/review, and line capability/speed studies
- Minimum of 3 years working with Factory Management & Leadership team, with success in supporting & developing cross functional teams.

- Working knowledge of continuous improvement methodologies (TPM, GA, FI, LVS)
- Basic understanding of Change Management
- Strong competence of key Standards (St. 21-908, etc.)
- Project Management competence
- Understanding of Basic Finance & Value Creation

Requisition ID

183574 

 

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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