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Manufacturing Excellence Specialist - Nestle - UK Ltd

Date Posted: May 07, 2023
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Position Snapshot Business Unit - Nestlé Purina Job Title - Manufacturing Excellence Specialist Location - Wisbech, Cambridgeshire Shift Pattern - Full Time, Days Based Position Monday to Friday. Salary ranging from £35,000 - £47,000 depending on experience plus additional benefits including an 8% potential bonus Position Summary We have an exciting opportunity at our Nestlé Purina Wisbech Manufacturing site, we are looking for Manufacturing Excellence Specialist s to join the team. This is an exciting opportunity to develop your career with an amazing team. As a Manufacturing Excellence Specialist, you will be supporting the implementation of the Continuous Improvement programme within the Factory. You will focus on training, coaching and the deployment of TPM tools and methodology to support the successful transformation of the Factory. We re looking for you to lead and coach multi-disciplinary teams to identify and eliminate losses in one of our most challenging manufacturing environments. You will act as back up to the Line Performance Manager role and be developed as a successor to the Line Performance Manager role. At Nestlé PURINA Pet Care, we're passionately committed to helping pets enjoy happier, healthier and longer lives because we're pet owners too. As a world leading company in pet care and nutrition, Nestlé PURINA has been helping pet s live healthy, happy lives for over 85 years. We are proud to produce some of the UK s best loved brands including BAKERS , GO-CAT , WINALOT , FELIX , and BONIO, trusted and bought by millions of pet owners. A day in the life of a Manufacturing Excellence Specialist The Manufacturing Excellence Specialist will work closely with the local leadership team, supporting the Production Manager and Line Performance Managers in building the competency of their team to ensure that key Factory results are achieved. You will focus on problem solving in the factory and have responsibility for delivering key projects in line with the factory OMP. Other key responsibilities include: • Support the implementation of Nestle Continuous Excellence (NCE)/TPM master plan and execution of the Maturity Level Check at both factory level, and at allocated Local Leadership Team level. • Ensure Key Standard Routines are embedded within Local Leadership Teams and shopfloor by coaching and continually develop a standards mindset in your area. • Continually focus on Key losses and build awareness and competence on the key tools to build a Zero loss mindset in the Local leadership team and shopfloor • Benchmark with other factories within the market to capture, deploy and share best practices in the factory. • Support the Local Leadership Team to build a coaching culture driving engagement in our teams. • Manage key stakeholders and ensure consistent, clear communication within your own area and Factory. • Be a champion for the PDCA/SDCA (Plan Do Check Act / Standardise Do Check Act) implementation and continued support. What will make you successful You ll need to be passionate about helping to drive our journey towards becoming a LEAN enterprise. This is a hugely exciting, world-wide change to the way Nestlé operates. It s not in just any job that you get to play a key part in helping a world-leading company undertake the biggest change in its history! You may be just finishing on a graduate scheme or worked with a FMCG manufacturing environment for several years, applying lean methods with a great focus on improvement activities, either way you will need to demonstrate a technical understanding of a fast-paced environment. Other key attributes would be: • Educated to degree level or equivalent would be preferable but not essential. • Previous involvement delivering manufacturing excellence or improvement projects. • Demonstrable experience in collaborating and managing key stakeholders. • A CI related qualification (i.e Six Sigma Green Belt, SMED) would be advantageous. • Proven track record in delivering results by working with cross-functional teams. • Ideally a knowledge and understanding of TPM. • You will occasionally be required to work flexibly to support coaching and cross functional working. • A high level of resilience and being able to deliver results through others. What you Need to Know What can we offer in return? Great benefits you d expect from a business the size of Nestlé in the shape of a competitive salary and benefits package, bonus scheme, flexible working scheme, 25 days holiday plus statutory holiday plus flex leave, pension scheme and a real focus on personal development and growth. The closing date for this role is Friday 19th May. We will be considering candidates as they apply and we will occasionally close job advertisements early in the event we receive sufficient applicants, so please don t delay in submitting your application. At Nestlé, our values are rooted in respect. When we embrace diversity and give everyone the chance to be the best they can be, we can think in new, creative ways that grow and enhance our business. People of all gender identities, ethnically diverse individuals, people with disabilities, and members of the LGBT+ community are strongly encouraged to apply. If there is anything we can do to accommodate you to participate fully in the application process, please let us know. We take pride in championing inclusion and diversity, our people make up a number of Colleague Networks who represent different experiences and communities who hold us accountable in creating a sense of belonging for all, and our values create the conditions for us to respect the unique contribution you bring. We are committed to equal opportunity for all and we may collect relevant data for monitoring purposes during our candidate registration process. Be yourself, everyone else is taken

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    Wisbech, United Kingdom
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  • Apply Before:
    Jun 11, 2023