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Production Supervisor - (3rd Shift)

Production Supervisor - (3rd Shift)

 

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:
The Production Supervisor ensures employee safety, product quality and asset performance while delivering on time the shift/line/area production plan.  This is accomplished by:  Leading a team of around 20+ employees; focusing on results to deliver success as measured by key performance metrics; being the transformational leader that creates a sustainable work environment, where employees feel engaged, loyal, satisfied and empowered to develop their capabilities and ways of working to exceed their line objectives.  The Production supervisor is responsible for competency building across their team and to develop the autonomy of the team.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. Ensure the team is properly trained on competencies, good manufacturing practices (GMP's), equipment and safety procedures.  In addition, create a standards culture to ensure stable manufacturing performance. Where standards are continually created, challenged and improved by working groups. Ensuring these are meaningful and followed with discipline.
  2. Ensure a safe work environment is always maintained and activities being performed having an environmental impact are communicated and executed according to the environmental management plan.
  3. Ensure quality objectives are met through performance of sanitation audits, food safety checks, and product quality checks conducted according to policies. Actively participate in prevention and correction of quality-related errors.  Check and enforce personnel hygiene & personal protective equipment.
  4. Ongoing coaching of employees to fulfill and exceed the requirements of the job.  Prepare for and attend daily operation reviews to ensure plans address root cause and support continuous improvement initiatives.  Facilitate seamless handoffs and communicate key information to peers, team members and management.
  5. Ensure adherence to Nestle policies and external regulations.
  6. Ensure efficient operations of factory by empowering employees to make autonomous decisions and effective employee management. 
  7. Ensure that there is an adequate cross training to enable production plan to be achieved effectively.
  8. Ensure timely launch of new products.
  9. Ensure adequate routines for optimal performance of equipment in coordination with quality, engineering & administration.  Prioritize, schedule, and ensure maintenance & repairs are completed to maximize efficiency.   Promote and use digital technologies to optimize line processes and enhance continues improvement activities.
  10. Responsible for eliminating safety incidents, improving package quality, improving equipment efficiency, and developing leadership capability and morale on a production line. 
  11. Responsible for developing and executing action plans and utilizing Shift Handoffs, Daily Results Reviews, and Weekly Results Reviews to deliver PQCDSM result areas.
  12. Responsible for developing associates to prevent and solve problems.
  13. Responsible for ensuring that company policies, quality procedures and good manufacturing practices (GMPs) including HACCP, NQS, SSOP, FTQ are understood and followed by associates. 
  14. Responsible for ensuring that productivity goals are achieved and setting direction for the team to accomplish these goals. 
  15. Responsible for performing daily and weekly planning to assure that the scheduling of ingredients, personnel, and products are utilized in the most cost-efficient manner. 
  16. Responsible for communicating with other shifts any information that might aid the production/EPSU personnel on those shifts. 
  17. Other duties as assigned.

 

REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s degree in manufacturing, Engineering, Business Administration or another related field, preferred
  • Autonomous Maintenance experience, preferred.

 

EXPERIENCE:

  • Production Supervisor in a manufacturing environment experience, strongly preferred OR 2 years in a leadership role in the United States Military
  • Sanitation background a plus
  • Can include off shift hours and occasional weekend work to ensure delivery of role responsibilities

 

SKILLS:

  • Ability to maintain a safe working environment through proper housekeeping and safety practices.
  • Excellent communication skills (oral, written and listening).  Ability to adjust communication style to multiple audiences, facilitate group coaching, and information sharing.  Ability to positively confront and effectively deal with non-compliance through effective soft skills.
  • Excellent people skills – maintain a positive attitude and ability to motivate people, specifically mentoring and coaching individuals in identifying short and long-term development needs and providing appropriate support.
  • Must be willing to face challenging situations and solve problems autonomously.
  • Developed ability to build personal relationships based on trust, mutual respect and open communication.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities at one time through highly developed organizational skills.
  • Ability to set effective and challenging objectives.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting through root cause problem solving.
  • Follow through on tasks and activities in a timely manner. 
  • Intermediate level computer skills in Microsoft Office.

 

REQUISITION ID:
307814 

 

 

 

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. 

 


Review our applicant privacy notice before applying at https://www.nestlejobs.com/privacy

 

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:
The Production Supervisor ensures employee safety, product quality and asset performance while delivering on time the shift/line/area production plan.  This is accomplished by:  Leading a team of around 20+ employees; focusing on results to deliver success as measured by key performance metrics; being the transformational leader that creates a sustainable work environment, where employees feel engaged, loyal, satisfied and empowered to develop their capabilities and ways of working to exceed their line objectives.  The Production supervisor is responsible for competency building across their team and to develop the autonomy of the team.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. Ensure the team is properly trained on competencies, good manufacturing practices (GMP's), equipment and safety procedures.  In addition, create a standards culture to ensure stable manufacturing performance. Where standards are continually created, challenged and improved by working groups. Ensuring these are meaningful and followed with discipline.
  2. Ensure a safe work environment is always maintained and activities being performed having an environmental impact are communicated and executed according to the environmental management plan.
  3. Ensure quality objectives are met through performance of sanitation audits, food safety checks, and product quality checks conducted according to policies. Actively participate in prevention and correction of quality-related errors.  Check and enforce personnel hygiene & personal protective equipment.
  4. Ongoing coaching of employees to fulfill and exceed the requirements of the job.  Prepare for and attend daily operation reviews to ensure plans address root cause and support continuous improvement initiatives.  Facilitate seamless handoffs and communicate key information to peers, team members and management.
  5. Ensure adherence to Nestle policies and external regulations.
  6. Ensure efficient operations of factory by empowering employees to make autonomous decisions and effective employee management. 
  7. Ensure that there is an adequate cross training to enable production plan to be achieved effectively.
  8. Ensure timely launch of new products.
  9. Ensure adequate routines for optimal performance of equipment in coordination with quality, engineering & administration.  Prioritize, schedule, and ensure maintenance & repairs are completed to maximize efficiency.   Promote and use digital technologies to optimize line processes and enhance continues improvement activities.
  10. Responsible for eliminating safety incidents, improving package quality, improving equipment efficiency, and developing leadership capability and morale on a production line. 
  11. Responsible for developing and executing action plans and utilizing Shift Handoffs, Daily Results Reviews, and Weekly Results Reviews to deliver PQCDSM result areas.
  12. Responsible for developing associates to prevent and solve problems.
  13. Responsible for ensuring that company policies, quality procedures and good manufacturing practices (GMPs) including HACCP, NQS, SSOP, FTQ are understood and followed by associates. 
  14. Responsible for ensuring that productivity goals are achieved and setting direction for the team to accomplish these goals. 
  15. Responsible for performing daily and weekly planning to assure that the scheduling of ingredients, personnel, and products are utilized in the most cost-efficient manner. 
  16. Responsible for communicating with other shifts any information that might aid the production/EPSU personnel on those shifts. 
  17. Other duties as assigned.

 

REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s degree in manufacturing, Engineering, Business Administration or another related field, preferred
  • Autonomous Maintenance experience, preferred.

 

EXPERIENCE:

  • Production Supervisor in a manufacturing environment experience, strongly preferred OR 2 years in a leadership role in the United States Military
  • Sanitation background a plus
  • Can include off shift hours and occasional weekend work to ensure delivery of role responsibilities

 

SKILLS:

  • Ability to maintain a safe working environment through proper housekeeping and safety practices.
  • Excellent communication skills (oral, written and listening).  Ability to adjust communication style to multiple audiences, facilitate group coaching, and information sharing.  Ability to positively confront and effectively deal with non-compliance through effective soft skills.
  • Excellent people skills – maintain a positive attitude and ability to motivate people, specifically mentoring and coaching individuals in identifying short and long-term development needs and providing appropriate support.
  • Must be willing to face challenging situations and solve problems autonomously.
  • Developed ability to build personal relationships based on trust, mutual respect and open communication.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities at one time through highly developed organizational skills.
  • Ability to set effective and challenging objectives.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting through root cause problem solving.
  • Follow through on tasks and activities in a timely manner. 
  • Intermediate level computer skills in Microsoft Office.

 

REQUISITION ID:
307814 

 

 

 

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. 

 


Review our applicant privacy notice before applying at https://www.nestlejobs.com/privacy

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