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 five business units: Corporate, Commercial, Supply Chain, Technical & Production 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.
Choose a career in Technical & Production and you’ll be part of our manufacturing backbone – and a crucial element of our success. Our factories are where our products start their journey to the customer. This area of Nestlé Waters offers you the chance to experience collaboration in its purest form as you work alongside a diverse range of highly motivated and passionate people in our Technical & Production factories spread across the nation. What you do will be fulfilling, impactful and meaningful – not least is you’ll be helping to deliver healthy hydration to millions of thirsty customers. We’ll make sure you have the strong leadership and clear direction you need to feel motivated and passionate about accomplishing great things. While you take a pride in delivering an excellent performance, you’ll see your contributions are recognized and rewarded with an outstanding level of support, training and benefits – everything you need to grow and thrive in your career.
We are currently seeking a Blow Mold Manager to reporting to the National Director, Maintenance. The primary responsibilities will include:
Key responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Ownership of national technical operations in the factories, with a focus on blow molding and bottle handling equipment.
Assist in the design and optimization of preventive and predictive maintenance to ensure machine reliability targets are met utilizing SAP Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).
Ensure development of people through coaching, training and feedback.
Project Management of the following tasks: BDA's, ARMS 3.0, Extraordinary Expenses including Mold care, Oven Chain, and UPM.
Develop and Maintain Reliability Centered Maintenance for all Blowmold Equipment. Communication of key Blowmold metrics through monthly container call with factory SMEs.
Develop, Lead and Manage, processes and routines for critical areas of blow molding. BDA's, ARMS, Lubrication, Unplanned Stops, Safety Assessments, Working at Heights, CIL's, Standard PM's, Mechanical/Process Interventions, Energy Target Setting, Factory training, Weekly Vendor Calls, and Manage OEM Partnership Calls. Focus is on the Day-to-Day Week-to-Week and Month-to-Month activities that support achieving objectives.
Assist in establishing and maintaining standard operating procedures for all maintenance, safety and environmental related activities by ensuring internal compliance. Internal Compliance defined as being in accordance with established policies, standards, guidelines, specifications and best practices, while external compliance defined as aligning with all state and federal regulations.
Manage multiyear programs for UPM's and oven chains that require capex and/or extraordinary expense. This includes defined processes on how these programs will be managed and tracked along with 5-year glidepaths for spend.
Help build and support the annual maintenance budgeting process, ensuring justification, request, implementation, reporting and tracking in line with Guidelines.
Key qualifications include:
Bachelor's Degree in engineering or equivalent work experience in engineering (preferred industrial, electrical or mechanical engineering)
Willingness to travel up to 50%
Strong Pneumatic and mechanical for Blow molding equipment for two step PET.
Strong Blow molding knowledge of Sidel and Krones equipment.
Project leader in a factory: successful experience managing one or more projects
Leadership exposure across several functions.
Maintenance and technical leadership experience within high speed packaging, ideally beverage, food or other clean manufacturing.
Proven track record in delivering results by working with cross-functional teams.
Successful track record of developing people through mentorship and coaching.
Developed knowledge of Continuous Improvement methodologies.
Advanced knowledge of using Excel for data analysis
Knowledge and exposure to TPM, Six Sigma, and various problem-solving methodologies.
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, and Nestlé Pure Life. 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?
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