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Warehouse Manager

Nestle Waters North America Longview, TX
  • Expired: August 18, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

As the nation's leading bottled water company, Nestle 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.
Nestle Waters consists of five business units: Corporate, Commercial, Supply Chain, Technical & Production and ReadyRefresh by Nestle. 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 Nestle 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.

We are currently seeking a Warehouse Manager to be located in Hawkins, TX and report to the Regional Logistics Director.
Key responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Ownership of the handling, storage and distribution of NWNA bottled water products to the end consumer.
  • Oversees the warehouse operations in a manufacturing facility, to include safety, quality, continuous improvement, P & L, budgeting, inventory control, and fleet operations.
  • Lead the execution of cultural changes and activities needed to support Nestle Continuous
  • Excellence (NCE) and the pursuit of TPM and LEAN
  • Coach and develop leaders and team members to successful results, including identifying training and development needs
  • Determine staffing needs to meet workload requirements and manage day to day budget and forecasts
  • Effectively manage warehouse utilization and resolve exceptions to daily operation
  • Maintain contingency plans for time sensitive operations (unscheduled absentees, customer issues, systems malfunctions, inventory exceptions, transport equipment issues)
  • Daily interaction with plant management, planning, transportation, quality and inventory control
  • Interaction with peers across the company to share best practices and maintain compliance
  • Confirm processes are run in accordance with Nestle Compliance, local SOPs, and other documents.
  • Drive being a Shipper of Choice and provide quality service to our customers by exceeding targeted shipping service metrics of Truck Turn Time and Drop Trailers Loaded on Time.
  • Required Travel: <10%

Key qualifications include:
  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Business or relevant field
  • 10 years of supply chain experience, including warehouse and inventory experience with at least 5 years leading a team
  • Prior experience in consumer products, food and beverage specifically, preferred
  • Strong computer skills, including Word, Excel PowerPoint and business management software (SAP preferred) and Warehouse Management Systems (WMS). Experience with SAP EWM a plus.
  • Proven leadership skills, coaching and developing leaders & employees
  • Demonstrated ability to drive continuous improvement and manage to/achieve metrics
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to interact effectively with frontline employees, peers, and executives.
  • Ability to drive positive change in both processes and systems and culture.
  • Strong internal and external customer focus with great follow-up
  • Ability to provide after-hours support to a 24 X 7 operation for critical issues
To our veterans and separated service members: you are at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestle. The skills that you have gained while serving our country, such as adaptability, agility, and leadership, are aligned with the skills that we look for when we think about what success looks like at Nestle. We hope that you will consider sharing in our mission and purpose to enhance quality of life and contribute to a healthier future.
Nestle 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, Nestle Pure Life, S. Pellegrino, Perrier and Acqua Panna. 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 Nestle Waters?

Job: Logistics/Supply Chain/Distribution/Transportation
Organization: Nestle Waters North America
Title: Warehouse Manager
Location: TX-Longview-Hawkins
Requisition ID: 19005447
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Nestle Waters North America


Longview, TX
75601 USA