Production Supervisor
Nestle Waters North America - Palm Springs, CA

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We are currently seeking a Production Supervisor for our Cabazon, CA location. Key responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Oversee a team of frontline employees responsible for operating and maintaining high speed bottling equipment
Manage relationships with Planning, Quality, Maintenance and the Warehouse to maximize efficiencies and achievement of targets
Facilitate the execution of changes and activities needed to support Nestle Continuous Excellence (NCE) and the pursuit of TPM
Coach, mentor and develop team members to meet current and future business requirements
Review daily achievement of targets and report variances during on-the-floor and review meetings
Use continuous improvement methodologies and projects to improve and streamline production
Prioritize, schedule, and ensure maintenance & repairs are completed to maximize efficiency through effective Down Hours Planning.
Review daily maintenance effectiveness with Maintenance Mechanic and Team members to identify opportunities for improvement.
Ensure the development and implementation of action plans to address root causes of failures and support continuous improvement initiatives
Ensure a clean and safe work environment, in accordance with plant operating standards and internal and external regulations
Facilitate seamless handoffs and communicate key information to peers, team members and Production Management
Oversee the proper training of new hires and seasonal staff

Key qualifications include:
High school diploma or GED
Bachelors degree in Supply Chain, Engineering or a Masters preferred
Five or more years of experience within manufacturing with two or more years of experience in a supervisory capacity with production line ownership required
Prior experience in the consumer products industry or food and beverage with familiarity with quality and hygiene regulation desired
Knowledge and exposure to TPM, Six Sigma, and various problem solving methodologies
Solid understanding of production processes and mechanics of line equipment
Strong computer skills, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and business management software (SAP preferred).
Knowledge of preventative maintenance programs and production monitoring systems (i.e. EIT)
Grasp of cost implications on various operations related factors
Ability to manage multiple projects and initiatives on tight deadlines and delegate accordingly
Effective communication skills with the ability to influence change and encourage action
Solid problem solving abilities with the ability to coach and mentor others in this capacity
Demonstrated track record of developing employees
Ability and willingness to respond to after hour calls for critical issues and provide weekend coverage.
This is a tremendous opportunity! We offer competitive pay based on education, experience, and other qualifications. This position is eligible for bonus and relocation assistance. Nestle Waters North America offers comprehensive benefits including medical, prescription, dental, vision, flex, life, disability, EAP, 401(k) with match, profit sharing, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, and more!

Nestle Waters North America (NWNA) is the largest bottled water company in the United States , distributing 7 of the top 10 brands in North America. We have the #1 national brand, Nestle Pure Life and many of the nation's strongest regional brands, including Poland Spring, Arrowhead, Ozarka, Deer Park , Zephyrhills and Ice Mountain. We also offer the much loved bottled teas of Sweet Leaf Tea and TradeWinds. We also have the strength of Nestle, the world’s largest food company, behind us.

Putting safety and quality first as we deliver the right product, to the right customer, on time, every time is what we do every day in our operations. Our competitive differentiator is our people who make it happen! Our Supply Chain organization is recognized as best in class in safety, quality, production, packaging, labor, warehouse productivity, payload, and order fill rate. We also lead the way in sustainability with the smallest environmental footprint in the beverage category. As we pursue TPM, we expect to further enable our people to drive excellence in all areas.

For company news and information, please visit www.nestlewatersnorthamerica.com . You can find us on Facebook under Nestle Waters North America Careers, on LinkedIn at Nestle Waters North America and Twitter @NestleWatersJob.

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Nestle Waters North America (NWNA) is the largest bottled water company in the United States, distributing 7 of the top 10 brands in North...