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Manufacturing Operations Improvement Specialist

Company: Nestle
Location: Little Chute
Posted on: January 26, 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, Nestl is the place for you. Nestl USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestls 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.Were 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:The Factory ME Specialist actively supports the implementation of the Factory Performance improvement strategy. The role acts as the center of expertise for Factory Digital Expansion, Continuous Improvement activities and Autonomy Step Progression. This role is a member of the ME and Local Leadership Teams; with exposure and contribution to the Factory Leadership Team.Job Responsibilities:Support definition, alignment and sustainability of factory Performance system, results, and compliance. '* Compliance to all standards related to factory performance reporting (21.908.03) * Development and implementation of performance system updates. * Performance system module deployment that supports factory performance improvement (DMO/MMS/SAP) plan. * Governance of all ME related systems for Performance: Quarterly rate review, nominal rate/bottleneck study, mass balance. * Monitor data integrity and coach for improvement.Identify, develop and implement Digital solutions to improve factory communication, loss identification and simplification of work processes for the factory floor and front office functions. '* Partner with the digital implementation team to match system functionality with factory losses. * Lead cross-functional teams on software implementation and integration. * Build digital capabilities within the factory leadership team; provide sustainable solutions. * Drive and implement auto-capture opportunities within system expansion.Assist in definition, alignment and implementation of Factory and Local Leadership team improvement plans, understanding the impact on overall results and resource allocation. '* Use Loss Analysis / External Benchmarks to drive identification of improvement opportunities. * Understand how local the leadership team execution plan and timing impact factory results. * Coach the Local Leadership team on how to look at loss opportunities and the tools / resources available.Support the factory Autonomy Progression on the Factory Floor and within the Local Leadership teams based on the Factory Maturity Level Check commitments. '* Develop and coach identified Key Standards; support the SDCA cycle. * Monitor capability building plans, outlining gaps and opportunities to close. * Build library of job skill curriculums and monitor compliance to capability. * Ensure appropriate governance at each level of Operational Review (SOR, SHO, DOR, WOR) * Prepare and coach losses for Measures cascade activities.Requirements:

  • 1-3 years of experience in Manufacturing. * 1-3 years working with Factory Management & Leadership team, with success in supporting & developing cross functional teams. * Practical experience developing and implementing Digital solutions. * Understanding of cultural change management, process improvement and business connections. * 1-3 years identifying loss opportunities, recommending and implementing process improvement. * Experience in leading / execution of problem solving tools (DMAIC/SMED/BDA/SPC, etc.).Requisition ID: 200045It 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 Nestl. 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. Nestl seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where youll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestl home.The Nestl 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.

Keywords: Nestle, Green Bay , Manufacturing Operations Improvement Specialist, Other , Little Chute, Wisconsin

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