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NESTLE PURINA PETCARE CO Factory Manager of Manufacturing Excellence - 21004074 in FORT DODGE, Iowa

Factory Manager of Manufacturing ExcellenceJob DescriptionFort Dodge is considered a regional hub for retail and recreation, located just 90 minutes north of Des Moines, IA. Fort Dodge prides itself on its strong sense of community and we can proudly say the say the same for our Fort Dodge Nestl Purina Family - a small and passionate family producing brands you know and pets love including Friskies and Mighty Dog.As the Factory Manufacturing Excellence Manager, you will be responsible for the coordination of all Nestle Continuous Excellence (World Class Manufacturing) initiatives and pillar activities within the factory, acting as the single point of contact for the team. You will have oversight to industrial performance functions and provide coaching and leadership to colleagues at every level.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Define, communicate, and implement Nestle Continuous Excellence rollout plans for the Factory.Responsible for Continuous Improvement methodology, training, coaching and assessing.Ensure the integration of manufacturing excellence initiatives and pillars.Manage the Manufacturing Excellence Organization and allocation of roles and responsibilities for all industrial performance / industrial engineering, focused improvement, and goal alignment activities in the factory.Monitor the execution of the Nestle Continuous Excellence/ Total Productive Maintenance roll out plan in own factory.Guide the factory floor data standardization, collection, utilization, and management to drive continuous improvement.Act as a Change Agent, promoting the vision and the path to Manufacturing Excellence.BASIC QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum):Education: Bachelor's Degree in an engineering, business, or related field required.Experience (Years/Type): 5 years of leadership experience to include continuous improvement projects and/or coaching in a manufacturing, military or related environment required.Preferred Qualifications: Experience with Lean Six Sigma, DMAIC, Kaizen or TPM in a manufacturing environmentIt 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 Purina. 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. We hope you'll consider sharing in our mission--you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestl Purina home.The Nestl Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and look for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.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 to notify of us of any needs related to completing the job application.Job: Factory Manager of Manufacturing ExcellencePrimary Location: Fort Dodge, IA USOther Location:Career Area: ProfessionalNestle Purina PetCare Company Opportunity Employerminorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity