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Global Continuous Improvement Engineer

Global Continuous Improvement Engineer

Vevey, CH

Vevey, CH

Position Snapshot

 

  • Société des Produits Nestlé S.A, Vevey
  • Permanent Contract, 100 %
  • High potential career boost program
  • Worldwide travels 90%
  • Clearly defined career path towards senior leadership positions
Position Summary

 

“During my 4 years in the Performance Acceleration Team, I have lived in 8 countries on 5 continents, managing up to 20 people per project and have learned Spanish along the way. Additionally, I took advantage of my weekends to visit over 20 countries.”

 

As a Global Continuous Improvement Engineer in our Performance Acceleration Team, you will perform projects in our factories across the globe.  You will be actively working with Factory members, experts from R&D and Corporate teams on challenging projects and timelines to deliver business goals. You look forward to collaborating with others, delivering fast-track implementation and building competencies in our worldwide factories to provide breakthrough results.  Your contract will be a local Swiss contract but you will work around the world.

 

This job is one of a kind, very rewarding and high pace, with 90% travels around the world with the aim to develop into a project leader role. Our vision is to deliver results by leading change in factories and peoples’ mindset and develop a pool of future leaders for Operations for Nestlé worldwide.
 

A day in the life of a Global Continuous Improvement Engineer

 

  • Manage worldwide stakeholders in full projects and interact with people from Shop Floor to Corporate Senior Management to develop continuous improvement in factories worldwide
  • Co-lead and coach initiatives to optimize manufacturing dimensions of the total delivered cost while identifying all the opportunities within the global factory environment
  • Manage multi-disciplinary improvement projects (excl. CAPEX) leveraging Nestle size to benchmark and share
  • Collaborate globally with R&D Centers enabling fast track project deployment and acceleration of innovations in factories
  • Educate leaders on corporate manufacturing guidelines in order to support competency building across markets
  • Develop competencies in the Performance Acceleration Team, Shop-floor and front line leaders (supervisors) to develop organizational capability
What will make you successful

 

  • Master Degree in Engineering (e.g. process, food, mechanical, industrial engineering)
  • 2 to 3 years of experience in a factory environment, in line functions or specialist roles within production, quality, engineering or similar background in consultancy, preferably with line management experience
  • Ability to successfully lead projects, preferably cross-functional or above the market level projects and exposure to coaching multi-functional and/or multi-cultural teams
  • Fluent in English, plus at least 1 or 2 major languages
  • Strong motivation to travel worldwide and pursue an international career in manufacturing
  • Positive “can-do” attitude, high energy level, excellent communicator and strong teamplayer

 

The Nestlé Group is the world’s largest food and beverage company with 92.6 billion Swiss Francs in sales in 2019. It is present in 187 countries around the world, has 403 factories and its 291’000 employees are committed to Nestlé’s purpose of enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Nestlé offers a wide portfolio of products and services for people and their pets throughout their lives. Its more than 2000 brands range from global icons like Nescafé or Nespresso to local favourites. Company performance is driven by its Nutrition, Health and Wellness strategy. Nestlé is based in the Swiss town of Vevey where it was founded more than 150 years ago. Learn more about our Group and reasons to join us on www.nestle.com.

Position Snapshot

 

  • Société des Produits Nestlé S.A, Vevey
  • Permanent Contract, 100 %
  • High potential career boost program
  • Worldwide travels 90%
  • Clearly defined career path towards senior leadership positions
Position Summary

 

“During my 4 years in the Performance Acceleration Team, I have lived in 8 countries on 5 continents, managing up to 20 people per project and have learned Spanish along the way. Additionally, I took advantage of my weekends to visit over 20 countries.”

 

As a Global Continuous Improvement Engineer in our Performance Acceleration Team, you will perform projects in our factories across the globe.  You will be actively working with Factory members, experts from R&D and Corporate teams on challenging projects and timelines to deliver business goals. You look forward to collaborating with others, delivering fast-track implementation and building competencies in our worldwide factories to provide breakthrough results.  Your contract will be a local Swiss contract but you will work around the world.

 

This job is one of a kind, very rewarding and high pace, with 90% travels around the world with the aim to develop into a project leader role. Our vision is to deliver results by leading change in factories and peoples’ mindset and develop a pool of future leaders for Operations for Nestlé worldwide.
 

A day in the life of a Global Continuous Improvement Engineer

 

  • Manage worldwide stakeholders in full projects and interact with people from Shop Floor to Corporate Senior Management to develop continuous improvement in factories worldwide
  • Co-lead and coach initiatives to optimize manufacturing dimensions of the total delivered cost while identifying all the opportunities within the global factory environment
  • Manage multi-disciplinary improvement projects (excl. CAPEX) leveraging Nestle size to benchmark and share
  • Collaborate globally with R&D Centers enabling fast track project deployment and acceleration of innovations in factories
  • Educate leaders on corporate manufacturing guidelines in order to support competency building across markets
  • Develop competencies in the Performance Acceleration Team, Shop-floor and front line leaders (supervisors) to develop organizational capability
What will make you successful

 

  • Master Degree in Engineering (e.g. process, food, mechanical, industrial engineering)
  • 2 to 3 years of experience in a factory environment, in line functions or specialist roles within production, quality, engineering or similar background in consultancy, preferably with line management experience
  • Ability to successfully lead projects, preferably cross-functional or above the market level projects and exposure to coaching multi-functional and/or multi-cultural teams
  • Fluent in English, plus at least 1 or 2 major languages
  • Strong motivation to travel worldwide and pursue an international career in manufacturing
  • Positive “can-do” attitude, high energy level, excellent communicator and strong teamplayer

 

The Nestlé Group is the world’s largest food and beverage company with 92.6 billion Swiss Francs in sales in 2019. It is present in 187 countries around the world, has 403 factories and its 291’000 employees are committed to Nestlé’s purpose of enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Nestlé offers a wide portfolio of products and services for people and their pets throughout their lives. Its more than 2000 brands range from global icons like Nescafé or Nespresso to local favourites. Company performance is driven by its Nutrition, Health and Wellness strategy. Nestlé is based in the Swiss town of Vevey where it was founded more than 150 years ago. Learn more about our Group and reasons to join us on www.nestle.com.

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