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Production Supervisor - 2nd Shift

Company: Nestle
Location: Bayport
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

As a leader in the science of nutrition, Nestle Health Science believes in empowering healthier lives for patients and consumers through a rich product portfolio featuring top brands such as Garden of Life, Nature's Bounty, Vital Proteins, Nuun, Persona Nutrition, BOOST, Carnation Breakfast Essentials, Peptamen, Compleat Organic Blends, and more, as well as through Aimmune Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company developing therapies to prevent, manage and treat food, GI and metabolic-related diseases.Our team members are challenged to make a genuine impact and play an integral role in driving the business forward. We embrace a dynamic culture that always puts the consumer first, and where ownership, accountability and agility are celebrated at every level. To help our people thrive, we offer expansive career growth potential, the opportunity to work alongside and learn from talented colleagues with diverse backgrounds and skill sets, and a range of best-in-class benefits.We have more than 11,000 employees around the world, and products available in over 140 countries.This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.Position Summary:The Production Supervisoris a critical role within our Manufacturing Plant, responsible for leading/driving operations and productivity within the compounding department. You will lead up to 20 team members to ensure daily efficient manufacturing operations.Work Schedule: Evening shift - 2:00pm - 10:30pm (Monday-Friday)Key Responsibilities:

  • Motivates and guides the team to meet all daily targets including Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE), Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), Objectives, Goals, Strategies, and Measures (OGSMs)
  • The Supervisor of Manufacturing is responsible for ensuring Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) are in effect, assuring the quality and quantity of products produced.
  • Identifies and supports continuous improvement activities in process efficiencies, costs, and productivity
  • Implements sustainable improvements and procedural changes to enhance department performance
  • Coaches and develops associates by performing regular evaluations of associates through the accumulation of events in an individual's coaching diary
  • Uses Root Cause Analysis to investigate operational errors and recommends corrective/preventative action where needed for a positive result
  • Motivates associates in maintaining quality and efficiency throughout the department
  • Ensures that batch records and logbooks are properly documented
  • Creates a safe and positive work environment for all associates
  • Ensures all Manufacturing Team members follow all SOPs, cGMPs, safety requirements and procedures P
  • Performs other duties as assignedExperience and Education Requirements:
    • 1-2 years of experience in a lead or supervisory role within a manufacturing environment preferred.
    • Bachelors Degree preferred
    • Work experience or military experience can be in lieu of education
    • Strong organizational skills with the ability to work independently to meet daily deadlines and objectives
    • Strong mathematical skills
    • Strong written and oral communication skills
    • Must be able to multi-task and follow up when responses are needed
    • Knowledge and proven ability to work effectively in high performing organizations
    • Intermediate Microsoft Suite skills are required
    • Systems: proficiency in various computer systems and programs
    • SAP, Excel, PP, DEMO & Kronos
    • Ability to utilize effective interpersonal skills to communicate and positively influence team members
    • Ability to assess potential risks and quickly apply the appropriate corrective actions
    • Ability to analyze numbers, determine trends, and make recommendations for actions to be taken
    • Must be able to motivate and energize others to work toward the achievement of organizational goals and objectives
    • Must be able to effectively communicate with senior management, outside consultants, suppliers, and associates
    • Ability to successfully collaborate with support functions such as EHS, Quality, Maintenance, Production, Inventory Control, Planning, and Human Resources
      • Physical ability to lift, stand, climb, bend, within a manufacturing environment
      • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
      • Work environment may be exposed to powders, chemicals and allergens (peanuts, tree nuts, milk, dairy, eggs, wheat, gluten, soy, fish and shellfishRequisition ID: 222910It 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 accommodations@nestle.com 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, Westport , Production Supervisor - 2nd Shift, Hospitality & Tourism , Bayport, Connecticut

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