Manufacturing Group Manager

2 days left

Grand Rapids, MI, United States
Feb 17, 2017
May 27, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Nestle Nutrition/Gerber Products is a company founded on the principles of nutrition, health and wellness. At Nestle Nutrition/Gerber Products we understand the importance of giving our consumers food and beverages that taste great and help them enrich their lives. That's what "Nestle. Good Food, Good Life" is all about.

At Infant Nutrition, supporting the healthy growth, development and eating habits of children from infant to preschooler remains at the heart of everything we do. OUR MISSION
is to help nurture a healthier generation, one baby at a time.

The opportunity has arisen for a Manufacturing Group Manager
to join our Nestle Nutrition R&D Centers, Inc. facility located in Fremont, Michigan. This position reports directly to the CTCU Head.

Main purpose of job:

Assist the TCU head and the Category Technical Manager in defining global manufacturing & ingredient strategy in order to deliver the manufacturing compass on both sides: introducing new and operating existing. Introducing New= Support business with early management of ensuring supply functions in I&R projects NDC driven. Operating existing = Define manufacturing standards and strongly support CTAG for their deployment (Training/ people competence building).

Support business by delivering manufacturing standards and Technical assistance (operating existing) and providing early involvement of ensuring supply functions in I&R project (introducing new)

Responsibilities include:

Support the development of global I/R project (Ensuring supply related directions) to NDC Project Leaders / Project managers (Prod. Dev. or Tech Dev.). Manage MRM function.

Manage within the TCU the Baby Food glass technology platform (Retort, glass management), define Standards and lead deployment through regional structure (CTAG).

Support the deployment of new technology projects through Regional structures (CTAGs).

Provide technical assistance to factories as needed.

Support any technology platform in Defining selected Standards on manufacturing topic.

Nestle is an 'Equal Opportunity Employer' and is looking for diversity in candidates for employment

University graduate or post-graduate qualification

At least 15 years in operational (Production, QA, Eng, AG …) and/or R&D experience (Product Development / management, Technical assistance, …).

At least 5 years in managing a group within TCU, CTAG, or AG group in factory.

At least 5 years in Baby-Food during the last 10 years

Specialized functional knowledge:

In-depth product and process knowledge (from raw materials to formulation to processing).

Solid understanding on QA systems, filling & packing, costing , safety and environment.

Know global product portfolio, composition, positioning and scientific rationale concerning nutrition.

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