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Industrial Performance Engineer

Company: Nestl--
Location: Anderson
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

As a leader in the science of nutrition, Nestl-- Health Science believes in empowering healthier lives for patients and consumers through a rich product portfolio featuring top brands such as Garden of Life -, Nature's Bounty -, Vital Proteins -, Nuun -, Persona Nutrition -, BOOST -, Carnation Breakfast Essentials -, Peptamen -, Compleat Organic Blends -, and more, as well as through Aimmune Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company developing therapies to prevent, manage and treat food, GI and metabolic-related diseases.

Our team members are challenged to make a genuine impact and play an integral role in driving the business forward. We embrace a dynamic culture that always puts the consumer first, and where ownership, accountability and agility are celebrated at every level. To help our people thrive, we offer expansive career growth potential, the opportunity to work alongside and learn from talented colleagues with diverse backgrounds and skill sets, and a range of best-in-class benefits.

We have more than 11,000 employees around the world, and products available in over 140 countries

Position Summary:
The Industrial Performance Engineer will be responsible for driving operational improvement and cost savings projects for 2 dedicated Nestle Health Science (NHS) lines within the Anderson, IN facility. Continuous improvement efforts will focus on making sustainable gains in reliability, quality, safety, cost, and delivery. Methods for achieving and sustaining improvements will be based Nestle Continuous Excellence and TPM fundamentals. The team member will need to collaborate closely with the NHS team and Anderson factory and other internal partners to achieve the project objectives aligned with the NHS business needs. The team member will be responsible to carry out assignments of a broad nature while exercising considerable judgment and creativity. The team member needs to be able to carry out appropriate financial analysis to validate/support proposals and gain support of key stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities:
--- Drive continuous improvement and productivity savings projects. Utilize Nestle Continuous Excellence tools and methodologies (Goal Alignment, GSTD, DMAIC, Loss Tree Analysis, IPA, etc.) to drive sustainable operational improvements.
--- Analyze given data and operating conditions; define the road map of improvements needed; implement changes and follow-up on results by involving key responsible people (i.e. sponsor, process owner, operator).
--- Responsible for identifying, chartering, and leading significant improvement initiatives - delivering the project results on time.
--- Provide updates to NHS leadership team and Anderson Factory team highlighting the current status, adherence to the project time plan, work accomplished, quick wins, points of escalation, elements of risk and the associated mitigation plans.
--- Develop key skills to drive improvement.

Line Analysis:
--- Routine review of line measurements / bottlenecks
--- Creation and maintenance of line diagrams with machine rates
--- Evaluation of downtime improvement opportunities
--- As needed, review and revise measurement concepts for production lines
--- Assist production with line studies and analysis as needed
--- Routine Review of Line Performances and KPIs

Training and GI Education:
--- Maintain annual training on basic performance concepts and provide additional coaching as needed
--- Maintain SOPs/Work Instructions for SAM tracking and IP functions
--- Prepare training materials that are specific to each line
--- Educate new operators and supervisors on the basic GI concepts and role of SAM

Machine and Labor Standards:
--- Generate and analyze the critical information to prepare for line reviews
--- Facilitate periodic reviews of line standards for all production areas
--- Update/maintain machine standards documents

Safety and Environmental:
--- Follow factory safety & environmental objectives & targets
--- Follow the plant safety rules; report incidents & unsafe conditions immediately
--- Maintain compliance with regulations, and refer to the Safety & Environmental Management System(s) on all related procedures and programs.

--- Follow factory food safety, quality objectives & targets
--- Follow Nestle Good Manufacturing Practices, report food safety and quality issues immediately.
--- Maintain compliance with regulations and refer to Nestle Quality Management System on all related procedures and programs.
--- Understand the food safety and quality aspects of the position as indicated on QMS, OJT's and SOP's that apply.

Experience and Education Requirements:
--- Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering, Engineering or Business
--- 5+ years of experience working in a manufacturing/production environment
--- 2+ years of previous industrial performance experience preferably in a food manufacturing environment
--- Manufacturing Excellence experience with examples of application and results (Preferred)
--- Liquid Aseptice experience (Preferred)
--- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
--- Working knowledge of TPM
--- Professional maturity, appearance, and demeanor
--- Ability to work flexible hours

Requisition ID: 230347

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestl--. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestl-- seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestl-- home.

The Nestl-- Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

Keywords: Nestl--, Anderson , Industrial Performance Engineer, Engineering , Anderson, Indiana

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