Production Technician I
Nestle Waters North America

Los Angeles, California

Posted in Retail
3 days ago


Job Info



As the nation's leading bottled water company, Nestlé 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.

Nestlé Waters consists of four business units: Corporate, Retail, Supply Chain and Ready Refresh by Nestlé. 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.

Key responsibilities:
Operate, changeover, clean, troubleshoot, and complete basic maintenance on production equipment consisting of fillers, labelers, case packers, and wrappers
Record preventative maintenance activities, quality inspection data, equipment downtime, production output and other key metrics, performing mathematical calculations as needed
Meet or exceed performance metrics including efficiency, production, downtime
Ensure quality product is sent to customers by completing hourly quality checks
Inspect raw materials against quality standards before loading raw materials
Interact with team members, quality assurance and maintenance to maximize output and efficiency
Maintain work area in an organized and clean manner ensuring safety and Good Manufacturing Practices are met
Work as a team with other operators to ensure no line stoppages and improve operations
Cross training to perform work on other lines or in other production areas as needed
Provide vacation coverage to team members as needed

Key qualifications include:
High school diploma or equivalent
Two or more years prior experience in production within manufacturing, ideally in the food or beverage industry or a clean manufacturing environment
Solid computer skills, including the use of Word, Excel, Outlook and enterprise management software (SAP)
Ability to work independently or with a team and communicate effectively
Solid problem solving and decision making skills, Basic math and reading skills

Comfort working in a high speed production environment
Ability to perform physical requirements of the job, various times over a 12 hour shift, including but not limited to:
Moving / lifting 50 lbs.
Frequently accessing ladders and or stairs.
Bending, kneeling, squatting, pushing, pulling, walking and/ or standing between different equipment
Ability to drive forklift in indoor and outdoor conditions.
Willingness to work holidays and weekends as we are a 24/7 business operating through most weekends and holidays
Ability to successfully complete an online skills assessment prior to onsite interview
Successful completion of a post offer physical, drug screen and background check are required
Willingness and ability to work in a facility with minimal temperature control, exposed to local temperature variations (hot & cold)

To our veterans and separated service members: you are at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. 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.

Applicants with criminal histories are welcome to apply.




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