Maintenance Supervisor

Houston, TX, United States
Aug 16, 2016
May 06, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Who is Nestlé Waters?  You know us primarily in Texas as Ozarka but we are so much more than that. Our water brands include Nestlé Pure Life, S. Pellegrino, Perrier and Acqua Panna, as well as 5 other regional spring water brands across the US.  Our tea brands are Nestea, Tradewinds and Sweet Leaf.  Our healthy hydration portfolio keeps Texans hydrated and on the move.  Our people are one of our biggest elements of our success.  We are passionate about customer service, safety and environmental stewardship.  It's what makes us tick.

We are growing in Texas!  To support this growth, we are interviewing candidates to invite on site for a day long hiring event in Dallas in mid July. 

 We are seeking a Maintenance Supervisor (Technical Resource) who will be part of the leadership team for our manufacturing plant.  We are seeking someone who would have flexibility to work either a day or overnight shift as required by the needs of the plant.  This role is located in Pasadena, TX.  Key responsibilities include:

  • Part of the Maintenance leadership team responsible for plant technical operations, specifically production line maintenance, processing equipment maintenance and utility equipment maintenance

  • Assist with leading the preventative maintenance process, defining processes, driving improvements and achieving KPI targets

  • Coach, mentor and develop front line employees to meet current and future business requirements

  • Help lead change initiatives and continuous improvement efforts, including the implementation of a LEAN manufacturing environment

  • Utilize and model our beliefs in the execution of daily work activities and decision making

  • Build relationships with frontline team members to help create and maintain a positive work environment

  • Partner with internal customers and suppliers, colleagues and support services to ensure achievement of targets

  • Understand and adhere to internal and external regulations, procedures & policies

  • Maintain cleanliness to GMP standards and ensure all safety standards are met

  • Effectively communicate safety, quality, technical and training issues to team

  • Review daily maintenance effectiveness to identify opportunities for improvement and work with the Operations team to get resolution

  • Ensure the development and implementation of action plans to address root causes of failures


 Key qualifications include:

  • Associates' Degree in Engineering or Industrial Technology or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

  • Five or more years of experience in industrial maintenance with at least two or more years of experience in a leadership capacity

  • Prior experience in a beverage, food or other clean manufacturing environment with familiarity with quality, GMP and hygiene regulations preferred.

  • Prior experience with pneumatics, hydraulics, electric systems and PLC control systems and communication systems.

  • Knowledge of preventative maintenance programs with a grasp of financial factors in maintenance.

  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Suite applications; business management software (SAP preferred) needed.

  • Understanding of production processes & technical troubleshooting and root cause analysis skills.

  • Continuous improvement or process improvement experience. Green belt or black belt certification or prior TPM experience preferred.

  • Effective communication and presentation skills with the ability to facilitate change

  • Time management, delegation and organization skills with strong problem solving ability

  • Ability to grow relationships with business partners and to lead, coach and develop employees

  • Schedule flexibility with the ability to provide on call coverage.

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 brands are Nestea, Tradewinds and Sweet Leaf.  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?