Supply Chain Logistics Engineering Leadership Development Program

Allentown, PA, United States
Mar 14, 2017
Mar 29, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

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. 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 Supply Chain and you'll be part of our logistics 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 Supply Chain 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.

As a participant in our Leadership Development Program, you will begin an exciting journey of personal and professional development over the course of approximately 12 - 18 months. You will be groomed for future Leadership opportunities in a fun, technical and quality-driven manufacturing environment. Supply Chain Manufacturing Leadership plays a key role in achieving our standards of continuous improvement and manufacturing excellence. You will gain in-depth knowledge of our daily operations and understand how manufacturing teams interact as you proceed through key rotations in our Operations and Technical Departments, as well as functional rotations in Logistics, Quality, and all support areas.

Following your training assignment, you will have the opportunity to continue your development as a member of the Supply Chain Manufacturing Leadership Team at any one of NWNA's facilities located in the US. Given our nationwide locations, a willingness to relocate anywhere in the US is essential.

This is an excellent opportunity for program participants to acquire and strengthen skills in core supply chain areas including manufacturing, warehousing, logistics, engineering, quality assurance, safety, and planning. Additional responsibilities will be guided by business initiatives.

Ideal candidates for this position are individuals who have demonstrated the potential to excel in a leadership/management role and/or have the ability to lead projects with significant impact.


  •  Preferred majors include but are not limited to: Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Business Administration and Operations
  • Must currently hold a Bachelor's Degree, or will attain degree, by June 2017 with a GPA of at least 2.5. A GPA of 2.7 or higher is preferred.
  • Must possess strong analytical capabilities, leadership potential, initiative, and a strong work ethic
  • Must be geographically flexibility and able to relocate to any Nestle Waters North America location upon completion of the development program
  • Must have strong computer skills including MS Office Application

Preferred Experience:

  • Manufacturing/Logistics experience a plus
  • Experience with data analysis a plus
  • Previous Manufacturing co-op or internship experience desirable
  • Student organization and leadership experiences desirable

Training Locations:

  • Hollis, Maine
  • Allentown, PA
  • Madison, FL
  • Cabazon, CA
  • Mecosta, MI

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?