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Since 1976, when we introduced Perrier® Sparkling Natural Mineral Water in North America, we’ve inspired a generation of bottled water drinkers, thirsty to fuel their active, healthy lifestyle. Today, our bottled water and tea portfolio is more than 15 brands strong, and we continue to lead the industry with the highest quality standards. Ensuring healthy hydration for generations to come, we are also active participants in the communities in which we operate, and are steadfast in our commitment to environmental stewardship.

Production Tech

Job Number 17003654 Company Nestle Waters North America Location Livermore, California

Description

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 a Production Operator (Production Technician) to join our team in Livermore, CA. This role works 8 hour shifts, Monday - Friday, Saturday and Overtime as needed. 

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

• Operating, troubleshooting, conducting basic and preventative maintenance and performing changeovers on various bottling line equipment

• Ensure the safety of self and others during all work activities

• Conducting hourly quality checks and completing online data entry and documentation for production and downtime tracking, analyzing data as needed

• Working effectively with peers as a team to support production goals

• Load raw materials and remove dunnage

• Work with Planning, Quality and Logistics to maximize results and efficiency

• Comply with plant sanitation standards and keep work area clean

• Supports continuous improvement initiatives

• Work as a team with other operators to ensure no line stoppages and improve operations

• Cross training to perform work on other lines or in other production areas as needed

• Provide vacation coverage to team members as needed

• Key qualifications include:

• High school diploma or equivalent

• Prior experience in manufacturing preferred

• Exposure to high speed production, clean manufacturing or basic maintenance strongly desired

• Ability to work self-directed and with a team

• Solid communication and interpersonal skills with experience working in a team based environment

• Ability to interact with various internal contacts to manage the flow of work

• Computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft applications, SAP experience a plus

• Focus on safe work practices and high quality while executing duties with a sense of urgency

• Ability to move/lift 50 lbs and stand on your feet for long periods of time throughout the day

• Prerequisites:

• Applicants must be at least 18 years of age

• Able and willing to work 12 hour shifts - nights, weekends and holidays

• Must be able to successfully complete a post-offer pre-employment physical, drug screen and background check

This is a tremendous opportunity! We offer competitive pay based on education, experience, and other qualifications. 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!

Qualifications

 REQUIREMENTS

• High School diploma or GED equivalent

• Some Microbiology or other scientific background a plus

• Strong organizational and problem-solving skills with strong attention to detail

• Ability to stand, bend, climb stairs, stoop, and lift at least 50 lbs multiple times a day

• At least 2 years relevant work experience with food or beverage manufacturing experience a plus

• Forklift operator certification (training and certification will be provided)

• Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact with other team members

• Computer proficiency in standard Microsoft Office Software, SAP experience a plus

• Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment with minimal supervision

 

This is a tremendous opportunity! We offer competitive pay based on education, experience, and other qualifications. 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.

 


The Nestlé Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.

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