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At Nestlé Health Science, we believe that nutrition, science, and wellness must merge, not collide. Here, we embrace the intrinsic connections of these three pillars, harnessing their collective strength to empower healthier lives. Our broad product portfolio includes renowned brands like Garden of Life®, Nature's Bounty®, Vital Proteins®, Orgain®, Nuun®, BOOST®, Carnation Breakfast Essentials®, Peptamen®, Compleat Organic Blends®, and more. We also have extensive pharmaceutical expertise, offering innovative medicines that aim to prevent, manage, and treat gastrointestinal and metabolic-related diseases.


At Nestlé Health Science, we bring our best for better lives. Our people are challenged to bring fresh, diverse views and make bold moves to empower healthier lives through nutrition. We know brilliant ideas can come from anyone, anywhere. Here we embrace the entrepreneurial spirit and collaborate with teams that champion focused and forward thinking. We are committed to fostering professional growth and celebrating the achievements of our people along the way. We offer dynamic career paths, robust development, opportunities to learn from talented colleagues around the globe, and benefits that support physical, financial, and emotional wellbeing. 


Join us to innovate for impact and reimagine the future of health and nutrition for patients and consumers. 


Position Summary: 
Electrical and Automation (E & A)-MES Engineering Manager is responsible to lead E&A-MES Group supporting electrical and systems (Automation & MES) functions for the Nestle Health Science. Team is responsible for electrical infrastructure, process control systems & associated instrumentation and digital journey implementation.  Engaging, supporting maintenance group through Nestle maintenance foundation principles, Calibration program & NCE-TPM ways of working for round the clock operations. In addition, Project management responsibilities include design, administering upgrades/modifications/new installations to maintain and increase operational efficiency of the process.   
Key Responsibilities:
Provides leadership, development, and support to team members under the guidance of the Nestle Management and Leadership Principles. Provide Nestle compliance support for E&A, MES related activities through Nestle Maintenance Foundations, Nestle Continuous Excellence (NCE-TPM), & Nestle Quality Management System (NQMS), etc.


Maintenance & Calibration Systems:
• Lead team to maintain and support existing systems and structure.
• Ensuring regulatory compliance – Calibration program
• Develop and maintain maintenance contracts for key computer components. 
• Control and support the general operation for maximum reliability and up-time.
• Manage user's hardware and software work requests.
• Supply technical support for existing systems.   Assist with troubleshooting and maintenance projects.


Project Management:
• Design, estimation, planning, and execution of electrical and automation projects for factories.  
• Develop and implement project descriptions, plans, timelines, resources requirements, costs and other associated project details. 
• Lead personnel - Engineers/Associates in project development and execution.
• Implement modification and improvements associated to PLC/HMI and MES.
• Site lead for Industry 4.0 Digital Factory Journey – DMO, Vibrations sensors, TrendMiner, etc.
• Ensure compliance to Nestle Internal Audits


• Ensures that adequate personnel are always available.
• Makes performance evaluations and identifies development needs for staff.
• Formulates training needs and ensures that all employees are sufficiently trained to perform their duties.
• Provides long term development opportunities and guidance to team members for career development. 


Change Control:
• Ensure that guidelines and procedures are followed for software changes, including written management approval, clear change definition. Save previous code, test and validate new code to produce finish product.  
• Update process descriptions, P&IDs, and other documentation when a change is implemented.  


Inter-departmental Communication:
• Direct and advise various groups (production, engineering, maintenance, etc.) on the implementation and use of the process control and data acquisition software and hardware.  
• Direct and lead local IT department.


Safety and Environmental:
• Perform Qualified Electrical safety training for site employees.
• Follow factory safety & environmental objectives & targets. 
• Follow the plant safety rules, report incidents & unsafe conditions immediately. 
• Maintain compliance with regulations and refer to the Safety & Environmental Management System(s) on all related procedures and programs. 
• Understand the environmental aspects of the position and take action to reduce these environmental impacts by conserving paper, electricity, water etc. Will also recycle all appropriate materials (paper, plastic, food, etc.)


• Follow factory food safety, quality objectives & targets. 
• Follow Nestle Good Manufacturing Practices, report food safety and quality issues immediately.
• Maintain compliance with regulations and refer to Nestle Quality Management System on all related procedures and programs. 
• Understand the food safety and quality aspects of the position as indicated on QMS, on the job training (OJT's) and standard operating procedures (SOP's) that apply.


Experience and Education Requirements:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field. 
• Experience in food product industry Preferred. Experience with implementation of digital footprint with factory setting. Experience supervising other Engineering employees.


• Ability to work flexible hours
• Ability to lead and develop others
• Above average communication skills (written and oral)
• Excellent project management skills
• Problem-solving skills, Ability to prioritize
• Competency with Allen Bradley PLC program logic. Able to go online and decipher logic and how it functions.
• Competency with Wonderware System Platform, software or Intellution (Wonderware System Platform – IAS, FIX 7.0, iFIX, and iBatch, InSQL 2005, 2008, Microsoft SQLServer and Terminal Services)
• Working knowledge of industrial electricity
• Working knowledge of MES, including server network management
• Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Project and Excel required; SAP, AutoCAD experience is preferred.
• Knowledgeable in the principles and application of statistics.
• Understands principles of TPM, QMS, HACCP, and SOP's.


Requisition ID: 287161 

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