Nestle Waters North America Factory Engineering Manager in Hawkins, Texas

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 five business units: Corporate, Retail, Supply Chain, Technical and Productions 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.

Choose a career in Technical & Production 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 Nestl 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 an opening for Maintenance Engineering Manager in our Hawkins, TX factories. The Maintenance Engineering Manager provides engineering professional and maintenance leadership in the Factory.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Design, coordinate and optimize plant preventive maintenance plans through use of the Computerized Maintenance Management System

  • Administer technical support and strategic direction for all site safety and environmental initiatives

  • Analyze reporting and communication of departmental key metrics related to maintenance systems, safety and environmental

  • Establish and maintain standard operating procedures for all maintenance, safety and environmental related activities

  • Lead team to develop and maintain engineering competencies at the factory by coaching and mentoring to build capabilities. Monitor Capital Investments to ensure optimum decisions are made and implemented regarding factory assets in alignment with the Market Business Strategy.

  • Enable high performance Operations by providing assets' Maintenance according to the Nestl Strategy, using TPM/PM as the multi-disciplined approach to maintain/improve fixed assets, and AMM to manage their life cycle

  • Ensure that the utilities' needs of Production are fulfilled and optimized and are treated according to the food safety acceptance criteria

  • Drive Innovation and Renovation, initiating/coordinating implementation of new processes/technologies with relevant Market, PTC, Corporate and SBU Engineering


Key qualifications include:

  • Bachelor s degree in Engineering (Industrial, Mechanical or Electrical); masters preferred

  • Minimum 5 years in a technical maintenance field, preferably food manufacturing or consumer goods industry (as Project Engineer or Project Manager, Industrial Services, M&I or E&A/MES Engineer, or equivalent positions)

  • Fixed Assets Maintenance responsibilities, including maintenance budget preparation and control

  • Intermediate to advanced TPM experience

  • Proven leadership skills to influence, coach and mentor internally as well as the ability to develop relationships with contractors and other 3rd parties

  • Participation in the development of engineering projects as part of a multidisciplinary team

  • Self Management following defined KPIs/Objectives, and proactively tracking them

  • In-depth understanding of the preventative maintenance process with thorough understanding of automation controls and industrial power distribution

  • Solid analytical, problem solving, and technical troubleshooting skills

  • Ability to influence change and innovation in a team atmosphere with strong written and verbal communication, interpersonal, leadership, and organizational skills

  • Ability to handle multiple projects in a fast paced environment

  • Proficient in making business decisions using facts and good judgment

Nestl Waters North America is the nation s leading bottled water company. Our brands include Poland Spring, Arrowhead, Ozarka, Deer Park, Zephyrhills and Ice Mountain, Nestl 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 Nestl Waters?

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

Category: Operations, Nestle Waters, Management