You know us as the food and beverage company behind a lot of your favorites like Stouffer’s, Nesquik, Toll House, and Lean Cuisine, as well as new discoveries like Sweet Earth and Chameleon Cold-Brew coffee. Across our organization, we’re building a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is encouraged, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day!
Responsible for providing a short-term finite capacity-constrained production schedule with an optimal, feasible and realistic sequence of materials in accordance with the availability of resources (production lines/labor) and materials. This role should work strategically with production, master production planners, and corporate functional heads to support reducing costs, and realizing optimal inventory levels.
-Create a feasible production plan within the detailed production scheduling period by shift that takes into consideration available capacity, labor and materials while respecting the product sequencing laid out by the MPS planner and optimizing the factory costs to produce.
-Review the detailed production schedule on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis to ensure it continues to meet business priorities and requirements.
-Work with factory IP’s to identify practical issues that may cause plant shutdowns in the future and relay this information back to master production scheduling for long-term planning of product promotions.
-Utilize GLOBE tools during production scheduling and capacity planning exercises in order to determine the optimal schedule for cost and service.
-Convert production schedule to process orders for
production as required.
-Publish weekly production schedule to plant, and review all production changes, limitations, priorities to meet customer orders and abnormal events.
-Provide information in advance detailing swings in labor requirements within the DPS planning horizon.
-Act as the liaison between the factory and corporate supply chain to properly determine the priorities of the business.
-Maintain SAP APO master data, performing routine maintenance to insure system integrity.
-Ensure all manufacturing procedures comply with government and Nestle standards for food safety and quality.
-Engage in LEAN, End to End Value Stream continuous improvement initiatives to improve costs and efficiencies throughout our manufacturing and planning process.
REQUIREMENTSAND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL:
·BS/BA degree required(preferably in an Industrial Engineering, Logistics Management, Supply Chain Management or Business Management).
·Past experience in manufacturing environment with responsibility for Logistics or Supply Chain Management.
·Firm understanding of manufacturing and distribution processes.
·Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement principles and processes, and a passion for continuous improvement preferred.
·Experience in a manufacturing environment.
·Experience in production scheduling, material handling, and/or supply chain management.
·Prior experience negotiating with vendors.
·Factory master data management
·Understanding and following the product life cycle process
The Nestlé Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and looking for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.