Nestle Waters North America Deployment Planner-Customer Service Representative in Ontario, California

We currently have an opening for Deployment Planner in our Mira Loma plant.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Analyze and re-direct, as necessary, customer orders to optimally sourced location

  • Maintain and update Planning KPI reports

  • Coordinate / communicate with members of planning team (s): Factory scheduling, target inventory levels, ordering raw materials, coordinating preform requirements, warehouse utilization projections, and line load opportunities.

  • Manage the sourcing of customer orders based on product availability

  • Communicate with leadership teams and coordinate warehouse transfers & repositions to maintain target inventory levels

  • Be proactive in identifying potential product issues and communicating then to other departments.

  • Focus on achieving Direct Ship and Order Fill goals.

  • Participation in and Leadership of Continuous Improvement projects

  • Proactively communicate within Planning Team and with other Departments for issue resolution and process improvements.

  • Develop training guides, process changes, and SOP's as needed

  • Other duties as assigned by Planning Management Team

  • All employees receive training on Plant Quality initiatives when hired. This includes: HACCP, CCP, GMP, FSMS and their importance in the manufacturing environment

  • Support the NWNA Food Safety Management System by ensuring compliance with all FSMS-related procedures, policies, and obligations.

  • Responsible for immediately placing on hold back to the last good check, any product of which the quality is in question, then contacting the Quality department and a member of the Leadership team for resolution.

As the nation s leading bottled water company, Nestl 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.

Nestl Waters consists of four business units: Corporate, Retail, Supply Chain and ReadyRefresh by Nestl . 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.

Nestle Waters Direct and our trusted brands are well known throughout the United States by our familiar trucks and courteous, dedicated service experts that deliver pure, refreshing bottled water to places where people live, work and shop. Through presence, flexibility and innovation, we satisfy consumer and business needs for convenience, health and wellness. The products we deliver include 3 and 5-gallon returnable water bottles, case products, point of use filtration systems, ready-to-drink tea, coffee and accessories. We lead the bottled water market with the following top-selling brands: Poland Spring, Arrowhead, Deer Park, Ozarka, Zephyrhills, Ice Mountain, Nestle Pure Life, AccuPure, San Pellegrino, Acqua Panna and Perrier.


Key qualifications include:

  • High School Diploma or GED required, 4 year degree preferred

  • Two years of experience in scheduling and deployment

  • Manufacturing Experience in Logistics, Dock Coordinator and Production a plus

  • Proficient in Excel, SAP, and Microsoft Office

  • Ability to communicate and interface proficiently on computer, phone, and in person to work cross functionally within multiple departments

  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate and arrive at win/win solutions

  • Customer Service oriented

  • Ability to make good decisions quickly

  • Demonstrated success in achieving metrics

  • Demonstrated ability to drive continuous improvement

  • Demonstrated behaviors consistent with our Aspirations and Beliefs

  • Problem-solving techniques

  • Creative, innovative thinker and ability to apply new ideas

  • Effective interpersonal, influencing and teamwork skills

  • Advanced organization skills and excellent follow-up skills

  • Ability to adapt to change

  • Ability to handle multiple projects in a fast paced and rapidly changing environment

  • Team oriented with the ability to interact with many levels of individuals

  • Strong written and verbal communication

  • Reliable, motivated, dedicated, and committed

This is a tremendous opportunity! We offer competitive pay based on education, experience, and other qualifications. This position is eligible for bonus and relocation assistance. Nestle Waters North America offers comprehensive benefits including medical, prescription, dental, vision, flex, life, disability, EAP, 401(k) with match, profit sharing, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, and more!

Nestl 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, Nestl Pure Life, S. Pellegrino, Perrier and Acqua Panna. Our tea brands are Nestea, Tradewinds and Sweet Leaf. 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 Nestl Waters?

Equal Opportunity Employer


Keywords: deployment, planning, dock coordinator, logistics, customer service, customer service rep, production


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

Category: Supply Chain, Nestle Waters