Nestle Warehouse Supervisor in Stanwood, Michigan

As the nation s leading bottled water company, Nestle 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.

Nestle Waters consists of five business units: Corporate, Commercial, Supply Chain, Technical & Production and ReadyRefresh by Nestle. 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 customers.

Choose a career in Supply Chain and you ll be part of our logistics backbone and a crucial element of our success. Our factories are where our products start their journey to the customer. This area of Nestle 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 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 currently have openings for Warehouse Supervisors in our Stanwood, MI plant. We are currently seeking day and night shift candidates.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Serving as a shift leader over warehouse operations and staff in a 24 X 7 operation

Ensuring warehouse key performance indicators (KPIs) are met or exceeded

Reviewing daily achievement of targets and reporting variances during on-the-floor and debrief meetings

Driving inventory accuracy results

Coaching, mentoring and developing team members to meet current and future business requirements

Facilitating seamless handoffs and communicating key information to peers, team members and management

Understanding internal and external regulations, procedures & policies and apply them fairly and consistently

Maintaining contingency plans for time sensitive operations (unscheduled absentees, equipment issues, system or process malfunctions, inventory exceptions)

Driving departmental results using the Nestle Continuous Excellence (NCE) process

Ensuring complete compliance to prescribed GMP's and internal NESTEC standards


Key qualifications include:

Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Logistics or related field preferred

Five or more years of prior experience within a warehouse or distribution environment with two or more years of experience in a leadership role

Strong understanding of warehouse, distribution and inventory processes

Prior experience in a consumer products, food or beverage desired!

Strong computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and business management software (SAP preferred)

Experience with Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) needed.

Ability to coach and develop employees

Solid communication skills with the ability to influence and lead change

Understanding of cost implications, quality and hygiene requirements

Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines

Demonstrated success in achieving results and driving continuous improvement

Willingness and ability to work nights and respond on call to critical issues

Nestle Waters North America is the nation s leading bottled water company. Our brands include Poland Spring, Arrowhead, Ozarka, Deer Park, Zephyrhills and Ice Mountain, Nestle Pure Life, S. Pellegrino, Perrier, Acqua Panna and Nestea. 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 Nestle Waters?

The Nestle Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.

Category: Supply Chain, Nestle Waters

The Nestlé Companies are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran