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Senior Manager Supply Chain Strategy - Warehouse Automation

Senior Manager Supply Chain Strategy - Warehouse Automation

 

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?

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY

We planted our roots in St. Louis back in 1894. Since then, we’ve expanded our manufacturing to facilities across the United States, and St. Louis has grown into what some would call a “hidden gem”. This “big city with a small-town feel” has everything you need and more—a rich culture with world-class schools and healthcare, an affordable cost of living, and a neighborhood for every lifestyle.   

As a Senior Manager Supply Chain Strategy – Warehouse Automation, you will be responsible for leading the strategy for our warehouse automation program. You will be working cross functionally with our factory teams, IT, digital manufacturing, supply chain, and engineering. You will be the primary point on contact for all escalations, issue resolutions and performance at our two automated sites and responsible for team executions of our future standardized go lives.

 

  •  Responsible for team execution of standardized go lives.
    • Identifies, prioritizes, and defines the development of competencies required to ensure effective execution of start-up activities and prevention of failures.
    • Defines scope and approach of operational competencies to be developed.
    • Apply change management principles to lead new ways of working.
  • Sustain performance at current facilities.
    • Proactively address and communicate operational opportunities including escalations to global teams and vendors.
    • Build relationships with external suppliers, and internal stakeholders to assure technical requirements are met, documented, trained, and sustained.
    • Leverages multi-site relationship to establish best practices to identify opportunities & standardize where possible.
    • Facilitate and prioritize process improvement efforts to greatest extent possible for teams and team members with a focus on Nestlé initiatives.
    • Influence a team without having direct reports.
  •  Use systems to provide real-time data to further assist teams with visual aids in understanding the current business vs. goals (daily, weekly, monthly, etc.), which will further identification and drive gap closure.
    • Manage and drive improvement through leadership, strategy & people development, and execution.
    • Identifies and facilitate corrective actions & learnings to lead reliable performance.
  • Define and clearly communicate strategy and plans to key stakeholders in supply chain & engineering for smooth project transitions.
    • Communicate with leadership to maintain alignment on program strategy and execution.
    • Coordinate with factory leadership and market teams to execute strategy.

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, or Industrial Engineering or related field.
  • 7+ years’ experience in warehouse automation, supply chain management, manufacturing and factory operations or related field AND 1+ year leadership experience.

 

Other

  • 30% travel is expected.

 

 

The approximate pay range for this position is $146,000 to $182,000. Please note that the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Final compensation may vary based on factors including, but not limited to knowledge, skills, and abilities as well as geographic location.

 

Nestle offers performance-based incentives and a competitive total rewards package, which includes a 401k with company match, healthcare coverage, and a broad range of other benefits. Incentives and/or benefit packages may vary depending on the position.

 

 

REQUISITION ID

275929

 

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?

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY

We planted our roots in St. Louis back in 1894. Since then, we’ve expanded our manufacturing to facilities across the United States, and St. Louis has grown into what some would call a “hidden gem”. This “big city with a small-town feel” has everything you need and more—a rich culture with world-class schools and healthcare, an affordable cost of living, and a neighborhood for every lifestyle.   

As a Senior Manager Supply Chain Strategy – Warehouse Automation, you will be responsible for leading the strategy for our warehouse automation program. You will be working cross functionally with our factory teams, IT, digital manufacturing, supply chain, and engineering. You will be the primary point on contact for all escalations, issue resolutions and performance at our two automated sites and responsible for team executions of our future standardized go lives.

 

  •  Responsible for team execution of standardized go lives.
    • Identifies, prioritizes, and defines the development of competencies required to ensure effective execution of start-up activities and prevention of failures.
    • Defines scope and approach of operational competencies to be developed.
    • Apply change management principles to lead new ways of working.
  • Sustain performance at current facilities.
    • Proactively address and communicate operational opportunities including escalations to global teams and vendors.
    • Build relationships with external suppliers, and internal stakeholders to assure technical requirements are met, documented, trained, and sustained.
    • Leverages multi-site relationship to establish best practices to identify opportunities & standardize where possible.
    • Facilitate and prioritize process improvement efforts to greatest extent possible for teams and team members with a focus on Nestlé initiatives.
    • Influence a team without having direct reports.
  •  Use systems to provide real-time data to further assist teams with visual aids in understanding the current business vs. goals (daily, weekly, monthly, etc.), which will further identification and drive gap closure.
    • Manage and drive improvement through leadership, strategy & people development, and execution.
    • Identifies and facilitate corrective actions & learnings to lead reliable performance.
  • Define and clearly communicate strategy and plans to key stakeholders in supply chain & engineering for smooth project transitions.
    • Communicate with leadership to maintain alignment on program strategy and execution.
    • Coordinate with factory leadership and market teams to execute strategy.

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, or Industrial Engineering or related field.
  • 7+ years’ experience in warehouse automation, supply chain management, manufacturing and factory operations or related field AND 1+ year leadership experience.

 

Other

  • 30% travel is expected.

 

 

The approximate pay range for this position is $146,000 to $182,000. Please note that the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Final compensation may vary based on factors including, but not limited to knowledge, skills, and abilities as well as geographic location.

 

Nestle offers performance-based incentives and a competitive total rewards package, which includes a 401k with company match, healthcare coverage, and a broad range of other benefits. Incentives and/or benefit packages may vary depending on the position.

 

 

REQUISITION ID

275929

 

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.

 

 

St. Louis, MO, US, 63164

St. Louis, MO, US, 63164


Nearest Major Market: St Louis

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