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Nestle Production Supervisor in Stanwood, Michigan

As the nation's

leading bottled water company, Nestlé Waters North America is dedicated

to providing customers with healthy hydration options. Alongside that, we're also committed to

developing our people - enabling them to make the most of the many elements

that help them to succeed.

Nestlé Waters

consists of five business units: Corporate, Commercial, Supply Chain,

Technical & Production and ReadyRefresh by Nestlé. Whichever one of

these areas you choose to join, you'll find yourself collaborating with a

highly talented team on work that's challenging, engaging and incredibly

rewarding. You'll be an essential element of our success: trusted, empowered

and supported to make a lasting impact on the very future of our business. It's

a chance to use your knowledge, skills and experience to shine brightly and

achieve your ambitions - all while delivering healthy hydration to millions of


Choose a career in Technical & Production and

you'll be part of our manufacturing backbone - and a crucial element of our

success. Our factories are where our products start their journey to the

customer. This area of Nestlé Waters offers you the chance to experience collaboration

in its purest form as you work alongside a diverse range of highly motivated

and passionate people in our Technical & Production factories spread across

the nation. What you do will be fulfilling, impactful and meaningful - not

least is you'll be helping to deliver healthy hydration to millions of thirsty

customers. We'll make sure you have the strong leadership and clear direction

you need to feel motivated and passionate about accomplishing great things.

While you take a pride in delivering an excellent performance, you'll see your

contributions are recognized and rewarded with an outstanding level of support,

training and benefits - everything you need to grow and thrive in your career.

We are

currently seeking a Mid-Shift Production Resource to be located in Stanwood, MI and report to the Operations Manager .


responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Plan and manage the day to day allocation of resources (equipment, people, materials and systems) in order to efficiently, safely and cost effectively achieve performance targets.

  • Coach, mentor and develop team members to meet current and future business requirements.

  • Champion and lead change initiatives and continuous improvement efforts, including the pursuit of TPM

  • Utilize and model our beliefs in the execution of daily work activities and decision making

  • Build relationships with frontline team members, internal customers and suppliers, colleagues and support services to ensure achievement of targets.

  • Maintaining safe environment and safety practices in all business initiatives

  • Create and maintain a safe and positive work environment

  • Understand and adhere to internal and external regulations, procedures & policies

  • Ensure that a high quality of products, housekeeping and hygiene standards are maintained.

  • Review daily achievement of targets and report variances during on-the-floor and off floor review meetings.

  • Review daily maintenance effectiveness to identify opportunities for improvement and work with the Technical team to get resolution.

  • Ensure the development and implementation of action plans to address root causes of failures and support continuous improvement initiatives.


qualifications include:

  • Two to five years of experience in a leadership capacity within manufacturing with shift or area ownership required.

  • Four-year degree or equivalent combination of education & experience masters preferred.

  • Prior experience in a beverage, food or other clean manufacturing environment with familiarity with quality and hygiene regulations preferred.

  • Core understanding of TPM preferred, must have the ability to transfer knowledge to the operations team

  • Ability to grow relationships with business partners and to lead, coach and develop employees.

  • Effective communication and presentation skills with the ability to lead organizational initiatives and change.

  • Time management, delegation and organization skills with strong problem-solving ability.

  • Continuous improvement or process improvement experience. Green belt or black belt certification preferred.

  • Increase in responsibilities over time, reflected in new work assignments, career advancements, and larger scope of work.

  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Suite applications SAP experience a plus.

  • Grasp of financial factors related to operations performance.

  • Understanding of production processes.

  • Ability to work mid-shift and nights with schedule flexibility as needed to cover peer vacations.

  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs occasionally.


our veterans and separated service members: you are at the forefront of our

minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills that you have gained

while serving our country, such as adaptability, agility, and leadership, are

aligned with the skills that we look for when we think about what success looks

like at Nestle. We hope that you will consider sharing in our mission and

purpose to enhance quality of life and contribute to a healthier future.

Nestlé Waters North America is the nation's leading bottled

water company. Our water brands include

Poland Spring, Arrowhead, Ozarka, Deer Park, Zephyrhills and Ice Mountain,

Nestlé Pure Life, S. Pellegrino, Perrier and Acqua Panna. We're passionate

about creating shared value for society in all kinds of ways: from providing

careers and benefits to communities where we operate to environmental

stewardship - most notably responsible water management, lightweight packaging

and advancing recycling in America. As

a valuable part of our team, you'll receive a competitive total rewards package

  • something that will provide you with the support you need to thrive both

inside and outside of work. It's not

just the work that you'll find fulfilling here though. As you build a career with us, you'll receive

exactly the kind of benefits you'd expect from a leading name in healthy

hydration. The only question is, what

elements will help you succeed at Nestlé Waters?

EOE M/F/D/V Nestle is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is looking for diversity in candidates for employment. All candidates must apply online at Nestlejobs.com