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 Operations Supervisor
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Nestle Nutrition

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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. With strength of our GERBER, GRADUATES and GOOD START brands, we develop products, education and service that will enable us to become the trusted nutrition authority for consumers, retailers, healthcare professionals and regulatory agencies.
OUR MISSION is to help nurture a healthier generation, one baby at a time.
OUR VISION is to be the recognized leader in early childhood nutrition.
The work atmosphere at Nestle Nutrition/Gerber Products is energized, professional and collaborative. Team members are empowered to truly impact the business while advancing their skills, building their knowledge, and achieving a good life and career.
At Nestle Nutrition/Gerber Products our ideal candidates are those who share our passion for Continuous Excellence, with solid leadership skills - able to inspire, lead and develop people, and adding value - results focus and take initiative. If you are this person - We Want To Meet You!
The opportunity has arisen for an Operations Supervisor to join our fast-paced team-focused production staff at our unionized manufacturing facility located in Fremont, Michigan.
Be a Leader
  • Manage day-to-day operations of the business unit to assure collaboration of shifts to guarantee smooth transitions.
  • Provides leadership/direction to hourly employees.
  • Ensure teams are properly trained and following approved processes to facilitate the manufacturing of quality goods based on accepted practices, regulatory requirements, and/or company policies.
  • Balances quality, productivity, cost, safety, and moral to achieve production goals.
  • Be a role-model for your team!
Assure Quality
  • Develop, maintain and empower a quality conscientious attitude among employees. Ensure all operations are handled within GMP guidelines.
  • Maintain ISO food safety, occupational safety and environmental level facility, with a focus on safe work practices and housekeeping programs, as well as maintenance and upkeep of all equipment.


Additional Requirements:


  • Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience.
  • 3-4 years progressive experience in a leadership role.
  • Food manufacturing experience along with food processing, aseptic or pharmaceutical, highy desirable.
  • TPM experience preferred.
  • Good interpersonal skills along with communication skills; be able to facilitate and coach in a manner that engages team to achieve departmental goals.
  • Good problem solving skills - be able to identify cause effect relationships and utilize data to make the right decisions.
  • Technical knowledge and skills, preferably in a LAN environment.
  • Must be able to work rotating shifts.
Nestle Nutrition/Gerber Products structure enables employees to advance in various directions. We encourage our employees to contribute to the company's success by enabling them to experience our diverse functions, divisions, brands and nationwide locations in a way that encourages flexibility in career paths. We also offer a generous compensation and benefits package including health, dental and life insurance, and a generous paid time off package.
The Nestle companies are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.

How to Apply

Please apply on our website at www.nestlejobs.com

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  • Employer Name: Nestle Nutrition
  • Address: Gerber Product Company
  • Address Line 2: 405 State Street
  • City: Fremont
  • State/Province/Region: MI
  • Zip/Postal Code: 49413
  • Website: http://:www.nestleusa.com/jobs
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  • Description: The Nestle Nuttrition/Gerber Fremont Factory began operations in 1901 as the Fremont Canning Company, producing canned fruits and vegetables. In 1928, we produced the first Gerber baby foods, including strained peas, prunes, carrots, spinach, and beef vegetable soup. Since that time, with strong support from our co-located Research and Development organization, we have continuously innovated and improved our products, processes, and packaging to meet the needs of our global consumers. Today, the Fremont Factory involves over 600 employees in the production of fruit and vegetable purees, dinners and diced products in glass jars, aseptically processed purees in plastic cups, and juice / beverage offerings in plastic bottles. Our focus on delighting the consumer through commitment to excellence, continuous improvement, and dedication to quality helps to maintain the strategic advantage of “the Gerber Trust”. Fremont is located in beautiful West Michigan, approximately 45 miles from Grand Rapids and 40 minutes from the Lake Michigan shoreline. The fertile soil in this area provides abundant varieties and volumes of fresh produce that are processed in our factory - helping to create and support a strong network within the local community while meeting the Gerber vision of “Start Healthy, Stay Healthy”

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