Warehouse Supervisor
Nestle Waters - Stanwood, MI

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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 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 have the strength of Nestle, the world's largest food company, behind us.

Our beliefs, 'Respect, Honesty, Integrity and Teamwork' have guided how we interact, how we make decisions and how we lead. This guidance has driven our success for over 30 years. Today, we are looking for talented individuals who live these Beliefs in everything they do, and can use them to further grow our business.

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 Supply Chain. 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!

We are seeking a Warehouse Supervisor (Resource) to join our team in 2012. The role is located in our Stanwood, MI facility located about 45 minutes north of Grand Rapids. Key responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

'Serving as the leader at night over warehouse operations and staff in a 24 X 7 operation

'Ensuring warehouse key performance indicators (KPIs) are met or exceeded

'Reviewing daily achievement of targets and reporting variances during on-the-floor and debrief meetings

'Driving inventory accuracy results

'Coaching, mentoring and developing team members to meet current and future business requirements

'Facilitating seamless handoffs and communicating key information to peers, team members and management

'Understanding internal and external regulations, procedures & policies and apply them fairly and consistently

'Maintaining contingency plans for time sensitive operations (unscheduled absentees, equipment issues, system or process malfunctions, inventory exceptions)

'Driving departmental results using the Nestle Continuous Excellence (NCE) process

'Ensuring complete compliance to prescribed GMP's and internal NESTEC standards

Key qualifications include:
'Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Logistics or related field preferred

'Five or more years of prior experience within a warehouse or distribution environment with two or more years of experience in a leadership role

'Strong understanding of warehouse, distribution and inventory processes

'Prior experience in a consumer products, food or beverage desired!

'Strong computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and business management software (SAP preferred).

'Experience with Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) needed.

'Ability to coach and develop employees

'Solid communication skills with the ability to influence and lead change

'Understanding of cost implications, quality and hygiene requirements

'Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines

'Demonstrated success in achieving results and driving continuous improvement

'Willingness and ability to work nights and respond on call to critical issues

This is a tremendous opportunity! We offer a competitive salary 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!

Interested individuals should apply online at www.nestlewaterscareers.com. Employees of Nestle Waters or any other Nestle Operating Company should apply on TOP. For company news and information, please visit www.nestlewatersnorthamerica.com.

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As the nation’s largest bottled water company, Nestlé Waters North America is behind many of the leading domestic and imported...