As the nation’s leading bottled water company, Nestlé Waters North America is dedicated to providing customers with healthy hydration options. Alongside that, we’re also committed to developing our people – enabling them to make the most of the many elements that help them to succeed.
Nestlé Waters consists of four business units: Corporate, Retail, Supply Chain and ReadyRefresh by Nestlé. Whichever one of these areas you choose to join, you’ll find yourself collaborating with a highly talented team on work that’s challenging, engaging and incredibly rewarding. You’ll be an essential element of our success: trusted, empowered and supported to make a lasting impact on the very future of our business. It’s a chance to use your knowledge, skills and experience to shine brightly and achieve your ambitions – all while delivering healthy hydration to millions of customers.
We are currently seeking an Intern for our Operations/Technical Team based out of our Poland Spring Factory. Nestlé Waters North America offers meaningful internships to high-potential students. For 10 weeks over the summer, participants are assigned substantive projects and receive developmental feedback to gain a better understanding of the role of Operations, Maintenance, and Engineering at the world’s leading bottled water company. At the end, we hope to meet one of the key objectives of the internship program, to develop students into high-caliber candidates for full-time employment with Nestlé Waters North America.
High Impact Projects
You will be working as part of the Production or Technical teams, supporting the Operations or Technical Manager. You will also have specific project responsibility in the following areas:
•Develop standard operating procedures, cleaning & inspection standards, and training documents •Assist with line loss analysis and continuous improvement activities •Lead technical improvement projects including TPM (Total Performance Management), SOC (Source of Contamination), and waste reduction •Support DMAIC (Six Sigma) and problem solving activities to improve equipment reliability
These challenging, highly valued projects have measurable goals and objectives and are achievable during your tenure. Your recommendations will shape our decisions and your efforts will be showcased in an end-of-internship presentation.
Supervised, Yet Self-Directed
We believe you will gain the most from your internship by working with experienced supervisors who are accountable for your summer experience. With this in mind, supervisors will offer you ongoing guidance and counsel. While objectives and delivery deadlines will be clearly outlined, you will help establish project timelines and milestones.
•Degree Requirements/Minimum Education Level: Must be an Undergraduate student, rising Junior level or above, with a Business Management or related major. •Must be in good academic standing, with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 •Passion for Community Service and Volunteering •Strong communication, analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills •Detail oriented with strong project management skills •An involved member of the community, with previous community service experience •Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
To our veterans and separated service members: you are at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills that you have gained while serving our country, such as adaptability, agility, and leadership, are aligned with the skills that we look for when we think about what success looks like at Nestle. We hope that you will consider sharing in our mission and purpose to enhance quality of life and contribute to a healthier future.
Nestlé Waters North America is the nation’s leading bottled water company. Our water brands include Poland Spring, Arrowhead, Ozarka, Deer Park, Zephyrhills and Ice Mountain, Nestlé Pure Life, S. Pellegrino, Perrier and Acqua Panna. Our tea brand is Nestea. We’re passionate about creating shared value for society in all kinds of ways: from providing careers and benefits to communities where we operate to environmental stewardship – most notably responsible water management, lightweight packaging and advancing recycling in America. As a valuable part of our team, you’ll receive a competitive total rewards package – something that will provide you with the support you need to thrive both inside and outside of work. It’s not just the work that you’ll find fulfilling here though. As you build a career with us, you’ll receive exactly the kind of benefits you’d expect from a leading name in healthy hydration. The only question is, what elements will help you succeed at Nestlé Waters?
The Nestlé Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.
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After the Interview
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The Nestlé Companies are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran. If you require an accommodation in order to view or apply to open positions, please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-877-204-8650. For technical assistance: email NesCareersSupport@icareerhelp.com or phone 1-877-204-8650.