Manufacturing Maintenance Supervisor

Nestle International Freehold , NJ 07728

Posted 1 week ago

Nestl in the United States, part of Nestl S.A., is committed to enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future - for individuals and families, for our thriving and resilient communities, and for the planet. We are transforming our product portfolio - from pet care, premium water, frozen meals, and infant nutrition - to meet changing consumer needs by focusing on high-growth food, beverage and consumer categories.

Our operations in the U.S. are composed of seven operating companies: Nestl USA, Nestl Purina, Nespresso, Gerber, Nestl Health Science, Nestl Professional, and Information Technology at Nestl all focused on our mission of "Good Food, Good Life." Our organization offers tremendous potential for professional growth and achievement, opportunities to make an impact on a global scale, and substantial rewards for a job well done.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

Position Summary & Responsibilities

Supervisor, Facilities Maintenance - Freehold, NJ

Position Summary:

As the Maintenance Supervisor you will manage all maintenance functions necessary to ensure efficient plant operations: manufacturing, processing, packaging and associated utilities. Maintenance Supervisor also provides mentorship and skill development to the Maintenance and Operations teams. Other responsibilities include training, mentoring and assessing mechanics on maintenance & engineering.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • You will guide the factory to reduce technical stoppages in equipment or areas of common occurrence (priority given to areas of highest incidence or impact). Ensure the detailed review all line, processes, and utilities that are essential to the business and those where failure can have an unacceptable impact on safety, personnel safety, food safety, environment, or compliance with the law.

  • Monitor plant/equipment trends to ensure highest possible operation and reduction of planned/unplanned downtime.

  • Propose and monitor key performance indicators in accordance with the Best Maintenance Practices.

  • Facilitate the evolution/refinement of maintenance activities to minimize planned and unplanned downtime (PM's, changeovers, etc.).

  • Maintain processing and packaging equipment and systems, decreasing unplanned downtime and growing reliability and availability.

  • You will implement of all repairs/modifications resulting from Gap assessments, plant audits, and notifications are executed on time and offer a high-quality workmanship.

  • Ownership of the job planning and validate all material and services planning for accuracy and efficiency.

  • Lead the documentation for equipment history, damage code and root cause analysis are completed accurately.

  • You will develop and lead a network of Factory SME's (subject matter experts). Train and guide them in the implementation and leadership of the NCE Reliability program in their factories.

  • Evaluate the performance of team members and provide periodic feedback to ensure development.

  • You will share other maintenance-related standard methodologies across all Nestl factories, via the corporate engineering website, leadership/training guides, etc.

  • Collaborate with corporate engineers, suppliers, contractors, and plant partners to ensure customer needs are met.

  • Encourage close partnership between all functions (Engineering, Productions, Quality Management, etc.).

  • Conduct regular inspections of plant to seek out potential problems and to solicit operator feedback.

  • Consolidate and analyze the factory M&R budgets, drive valuable and sustainable improvements with the assistance of Group Engineering Specialists and Engineering Managers.

  • Run the technical stores, scheduled Work Orders, labor hour allocation and the equipment Bill of Material (BOM).

  • Support and back-fill the rollout and sustainability of TPM-PM Pillar across all Nestl USA and Canada factories.

  • Assures compliance with government regulatory agencies.

  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Ability to work off-shifts

Qualifications

Experience:

Bachelor's degree AND 2 years of leadership experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment OR 5 years of supervisory/management experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment OR 2 years in a leadership role in the United States Military

Direct experience in management of mechanics for the maintenance of equipment required. Some knowledge of utilities and facility equipment preferred.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Strong technical and leadership skills: Ability to lead, motivate and develop others; able to prioritize, coordinate, and direct users, teams and multiple tasks.

  • Knowledge of TPM / PM Pillar Tools including:

  • Breakdown Analysis

  • Reliability Center Maintenance Practices

  • PM Optimization and Predictive Maintenance Technologies including (infrared, ultrasonic, vibration analysis, etc)

  • Understanding of regulatory requirements for food safety.

  • Proficient of computer programs such as Microsoft Office.

  • Knowledge and understanding of the cost drivers of maintenance in manufacturing operations.

  • Good working knowledge of CMMS systems (SAP, Maximo) with the ability to mine and analyze data for trends/reports.

Competencies:

  • Results Focus: Strong impact to operations performance. The role requires discipline to meet performance objectives

  • Lead People: Strong skills leading direct reports in order to promote operating efficiency

  • Proactive Partnership: Ensure that the maintenance team operates in a multi-functional team with clear and open communication with other areas

  • Service Orientation: Understand the customer's expectations and needs and provide them high quality service

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It 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 you'll 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 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.


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