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Production Line Manager

Production Line Manager

 

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

 

Introducing Nestlé Purina’s new Williamsburg Township, Ohio, factory – just 30 miles east of Cincinnati. This world-class factory will be built from the ground up to produce a wide variety of some of the most trusted and beloved pet care brands in the U.S. Our passionate team in Williamsburg Township will work in an environment that values safety, the latest technology in manufacturing and a culture of learning. Help us write the next chapter of Purina’s history.

 

As a Production Line Manager, you will be responsible for the strategic performance management of the assigned production area, ensuring all operations are performed in a safe, quality, efficient and cost-effective manner. You will provide technical direction and coordination of cross-shift activities while leading and communicating continuous improvement initiatives through coaching and training.

 

The first year of this role will be project-related with the goal of planning and developing the department as the Williamsburg Township plant approaches operational startup. This position will require travel up to 50% for the first several months for training and onboarding purposes at other Nestle Purina operating facilities. 

 

Once the Williamsburg Township plant is operational, this position will work a Monday-Friday schedule requiring flexibility to support across shifts on a routine basis to engage the full team and weekend work as required.

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Operations start up responsibilities will include assisting the Operations Manager in developing a strategic vision of area of responsibility, including safe work practices, creating training documents, goals, and measures.
  • Review operation measures regularly to provide leadership direction for frontline team leaders, technicians, and support teams on daily action plans to ensure business needs are met.
  • Provide technical guidance to direct reports: Production Team Leaders and Technicians.
  • Communicate policies, procedures, team performance and other work-related matters through monthly team meetings, shift start-up meetings, and frontline engagement.
  • Collaborate with leadership and support teams to drive successful plant operations.
  • Provide feedback to Production Team Leaders on work performance, customer feedback, and development opportunities regularly.
  • Monitor job training and performance to ensure that team members are focused on safe attainment of goals. Actively seek opportunities for continued improvement in all operations.
  • Review operation measures regularly and provide leadership direction for frontline team leaders, technicians and support teams on daily action plans to ensure business needs are met.
  • Ensure quality, sanitation and compliance measures are factored into daily operations.
  • Monitor operations performance management through digital tools.

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
  • 3+ years of experience in a leadership role in a manufacturing, production, warehouse, military, or related environment
  • Must be willing to travel up to 50% for training purposes until factory operational startup and/or you are fully qualified in your role. There will be little to no travel required once the Williamsburg Township facility is operational.


REQUISITION ID
300812

 

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

 

*Note: Nespresso is not a federal contractor and does not maintain affirmative action programs

 

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

 

 

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

 

Introducing Nestlé Purina’s new Williamsburg Township, Ohio, factory – just 30 miles east of Cincinnati. This world-class factory will be built from the ground up to produce a wide variety of some of the most trusted and beloved pet care brands in the U.S. Our passionate team in Williamsburg Township will work in an environment that values safety, the latest technology in manufacturing and a culture of learning. Help us write the next chapter of Purina’s history.

 

As a Production Line Manager, you will be responsible for the strategic performance management of the assigned production area, ensuring all operations are performed in a safe, quality, efficient and cost-effective manner. You will provide technical direction and coordination of cross-shift activities while leading and communicating continuous improvement initiatives through coaching and training.

 

The first year of this role will be project-related with the goal of planning and developing the department as the Williamsburg Township plant approaches operational startup. This position will require travel up to 50% for the first several months for training and onboarding purposes at other Nestle Purina operating facilities. 

 

Once the Williamsburg Township plant is operational, this position will work a Monday-Friday schedule requiring flexibility to support across shifts on a routine basis to engage the full team and weekend work as required.

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Operations start up responsibilities will include assisting the Operations Manager in developing a strategic vision of area of responsibility, including safe work practices, creating training documents, goals, and measures.
  • Review operation measures regularly to provide leadership direction for frontline team leaders, technicians, and support teams on daily action plans to ensure business needs are met.
  • Provide technical guidance to direct reports: Production Team Leaders and Technicians.
  • Communicate policies, procedures, team performance and other work-related matters through monthly team meetings, shift start-up meetings, and frontline engagement.
  • Collaborate with leadership and support teams to drive successful plant operations.
  • Provide feedback to Production Team Leaders on work performance, customer feedback, and development opportunities regularly.
  • Monitor job training and performance to ensure that team members are focused on safe attainment of goals. Actively seek opportunities for continued improvement in all operations.
  • Review operation measures regularly and provide leadership direction for frontline team leaders, technicians and support teams on daily action plans to ensure business needs are met.
  • Ensure quality, sanitation and compliance measures are factored into daily operations.
  • Monitor operations performance management through digital tools.

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
  • 3+ years of experience in a leadership role in a manufacturing, production, warehouse, military, or related environment
  • Must be willing to travel up to 50% for training purposes until factory operational startup and/or you are fully qualified in your role. There will be little to no travel required once the Williamsburg Township facility is operational.


REQUISITION ID
300812

 

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

 

*Note: Nespresso is not a federal contractor and does not maintain affirmative action programs

 

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

 

Williamsburg Township, OH, US, 45103

Williamsburg Township, OH, US, 45103


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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