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Production Supervisor- 3rd Shift

Company: Nestle
Location: Modesto
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Job Description:

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestle is the place for you. Nestle USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestle's presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.We're determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.POSITION SUMMARY:Responsible for the day-to-day overall coordination of production activities and performance in his/her assigned area that includes financial performance, people safety, and development. Lead and manage a shift of 20-60 employees, including participating in the hiring process, employee on-boarding, performance management, and corrective action. They support other groups on site and within NUSA to ensure that their area and people are fully aligned with the organization. Also shares responsibility for creating and maintaining a workplace culture that engages and motives associates at all levelsPRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:Provide direction, leadership, development and support to direct reports through empowerment, teamwork, on-the-job assignments and continuous improvement to meet current and future business requirements within the NCE framework.

  • 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 as agreed with Production Management
    • Ensure that a high quality of products, services, housekeeping and hygiene standards are maintained and improved in the area.
    • Review daily achievement of targets and report variances during on-the-floor and review meetings.
    • Prioritize, request, and ensure Maintenance & Repairs are completed to maximize efficiency.
    • Review daily maintenance effectiveness with his/her team members including Maintenance to identify opportunities for improvement.
    • Coach employees in their development of knowledge and skills, providing timely feedback, guidance, and training to help them reach goals.
    • Ensure focused improvement tools are effectively utilized in all problem solving situations to address root causes of failures and support continuous improvement initiatives.
    • Facilitate seamless handoffs and communicate key information to peers, team members and Production Management
    • Understand internal and external regulations, procedures & policies and apply them fairly and consistently in accordance with established SOP's.
    • Manage relationships with internal/external customers, suppliers, colleagues and support services to ensure achievement of targets
    • Safety / Environmental: Ensure a safe work environment is maintained at all times. Responsible for having safe work instructions available for all positions. Processes are run in accordance with SOP's, SSOP's and other documentation. All employees have the required level of safety training, all equipment and installations are well maintained with safety guards & devices and associates are using the appropriate PPE. To assure activities being performed having an environmental impact are communicated and accomplished according to the environmental management
    • Quality: Ensure quality objectives are met including regular adherence to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's), performance of sanitation audits, food safety checks (HACCP), and product quality checks conducted according to NQMS policies. Actively participate in prevention and correction of quality-related errors.
    • Champion key Nestle Continuous Excellence (NCE) initiatives.
      • Bachelor's degree (Engineering, Business Management, Food Science, or Organizational Leadership/ Supervision) preferred.
      • Work mandatory overtime as required
      • Flexibility to switch shifts as requiredEXPERIENCE:
        • 2 or more years in food manufacturing with production floor experience
        • Experience in food processing, packaging, Quality, Supply Chain, and knowledge of GMP's.
        • Minimum 1 year of experience in Continuous Improvement environment (Lean manufacturing or TPM preferred)SKILLS:
          • Excellent communication skills (oral, written and listening). Ability to adjust communication style to multiple audiences, facilitate group coaching, information sharing, facilitate groups in conflict.
          • Excellent people skills - maintain a positive attitude and ability to motivate people, specifically mentoring and coaching individuals in identifying short- and long-term development needs and providing appropriate support.
          • Adaptable - ability to adjust approach to match varied task requirements, adjust behavior to others' styles, change priorities to meet changing demands, adjust quickly to new responsibilities and tasks.
          • Ability to manage multiple priorities at one time
          • Effective organizational skills
          • Strong mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting skills are necessary
          • High energy level and excellent follow-up skills
          • Strong computer skills - Microsoft Office, NT/XP/VistaTheapproximate payrange for this position is $70,000to $85,000.Please note that thepay rangeprovided is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Final compensation may vary based on factors including but not limited to knowledge, skills and abilities as well as geographic location.Nestle offers performance-based incentives and acompetitive total rewards package, which includes a401k with company match, healthcare coverage and a broad range ofother benefits. Incentives and/or benefit packages may varydepending on the position. Learn more atAbout Us -Nestle Careers ( is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestle. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestle seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestle home.The Nestle Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

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