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Nestle Production Supervisor in Ft. Dodge, Iowa

We’re a leader in the pet care industry, which means we’re not only ahead in volume, profit and market share, but our associates dare to Stand Taller. We innovate new products, impart new agilities into existing processes, constantly advance pet nutrition, and always pay it forward in the form of service for our communities and families. Are you up for the dare?

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Position Summary

As a Production Supervisor, you are responsible for the coordination of all first line management functions regarding production planning, production output, equipment maintenance, management of people, quality, safety, and sanitation of the processing and departments. In this role you will be required to a problem solver that drives Continuous Improvement efforts across the plant. This role will be required to be available for all shifts as required for business needs.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Direct supervision of hourly employees in the processing and packaging area.

  • Manage the processing or packaging schedule to maximize output while minimizing costs including active participation in problem solving to achieve these results

  • Lead and coach integrated work groups to achieve results based on the factory’s continuous improvement plan

  • Confers with engineering and maintenance in coordination of repairs and modifications to demonstrate ownership of the assigned areas of the factory

  • Ensure products are produced in compliance with quality key check points and within “Good Manufacturing Practices”

  • Provide safe working environment for employees

Basic Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED required

  • 2+ years’ experience in a manufacturing, military, or related environment,

  • 1+ years’ supervisory experience in a manufacturing, military, or related environment


  • Bachelor's Degree preferred

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It 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 Nestlé. 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. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. 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 or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

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