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Production Supervisor

Company: Nestle
Location: Jonesboro
Posted on: November 21, 2022

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, Nestle is the place for you. Nestle USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestle's 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.

We're 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 Supervisor Production role is responsible for ensuring employee safety, product quality, and asset performance while delivering the shift/line/area production plan on time. This is accomplished by leading a team through areas such as the hiring process, employee onboarding, and performance management. In addition, this position is a problem solver who drives continuous improvement efforts.

It is important that this role drives proactive cooperation with other groups both onsite and within the broader business to ensure that their area and people are fully aligned with the organization and its goals. It is expected that the Supervisor Production models the way for others by practicing what is preached to create and maintain a workplace culture that engages and motivates associates at all levels. This role focuses on results in order to deliver success as measured by key performance metrics.

  • Ensure a safe work environment is maintained at all times and that all positions have updated work instructions available. Processes are run in accordance with SOP's, SSOP's, and other documentation. Activities being performed having an environmental impact are communicated and accomplished according to environmental management standards.
  • Ensure quality objectives are met, including regular adherence to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's), the performance of sanitation audits, food safety checks, and product quality checks are conducted according to policies. Actively participate in the prevention and correction of quality-related errors. Check and enforce personnel hygiene & safety, e.g., protective clothing (uniform), shoe change & hand wash.
  • Ongoing coaching of employees to fulfill and exceed the requirements of the job through a continuous improvement approach. Daily review of achievement of targets and report variances during on-the-floor and review meetings. Ensure the development and implementation of action plans to address root causes of failures and support continuous improvement initiatives. Facilitate seamless handoffs and communicate key information to peers, team members and Production Management


    • Bachelor's degree AND 1 year of leadership experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment
    • OR 3+ years of supervisory/management experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment
    • OR 2 years in a leadership role in the United States Military
    • Willing to work in a factory where ambient conditions may be extremely cold, wet or warm

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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 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 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, Jonesboro , Production Supervisor, Other , Jonesboro, Arkansas

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