Nestle Production Supervisor in Moss Landing, California

Founded in 1978 on a mission to make delicious, healthy, sustainable foods. At Sweet Earth, we nourish lives by making smart food choices that honor & sustain the land, cultivate a curious mind & plate, and sustain a healthy body. Come join our growing family, make work meaningful and important with us.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • 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

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Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL :

  • 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.

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

EXPERIENCE:

  • 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.

  • Prior experience with TPM a plus!

  • 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 nights with schedule flexibility as needed to cover peer vacations

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

Category: Operations, Nestle USA, Production Manager