Nestlé Waters North America

  www.nestle-watersna.com
  www.nestle-watersna.com

Nestlé Waters North America – Why Work For Us?

 

With 36 years of experience promoting healthy hydration, Nestlé Waters North America has 15 leading bottled water brands in the U.S. The company's commitment to environmental stewardship, especially in the areas of water use and packaging and energy, as well as its dedication to partnering in the communities where it operates, have led Nestlé Waters to achieve the number one bottled water position in the U.S. Nestlé Waters has 7,500 employees and 29 bottling facilities across the U.S. and Canada, and annual revenues of approximately $4.2 billion in 2011.

 

Aspirations and Beliefs

We inspire the passion and capability of our people through a shared set of Aspirations and our Beliefs of Respect, Teamwork, Honesty and Integrity. We strive to be good stewards of the environment and to be a good neighbor in our communities.





Inclusion and Diversity

We believe every employee should feel valued and understand how his or her contributions impact our business goals. Diverse backgrounds and approaches are the source of our competitive advantage. We place high importance on standards and practices that ensure equal opportunity, and a diverse workforce that represents the communities where we work and live.




Our Employees

Our success depends on our employees. We encourage our more than 7,500 employees to continue to develop their skills in the workplace and to improve the 100 communities where we operate.





Join Us

We're always looking for outstanding talent to build our team. Visit our careers site to learn more about the exciting opportunities to join the nation's largest healthy hydration company.






Volunteering in Our Communities

We have a heritage of giving back to the communities where we work and live through a variety of employee volunteerism activities. We have also built strong partnerships with local and national charitable organizations, including the American Red Cross, the American Heart Association and Project WET.

 

Brands in the Nestlé Waters North America Family

Springs have always been gathering places. People believed that spring water – surfacing from underground, where it was purified by sand and rocks, to meet the light of day – was the cleanest source. Throughout history, mankind has settled near springs. The vessels in which they carried water to their dwellings – whether in hides or earthen jugs – were the earliest forms of bottled water. 

Being tried and true doesn’t happen overnight. So many of our 15 brands have long stood proud of serving consumers for more than 100 years. These brands are steeped in a heritage of quality water, consumer trust and historic places. These brand names really mean something to people.

Our history begins in 1976 when our company was formed to market Perrier® Sparkling Natural Mineral Water in North America, a beverage that launched a generation of bottled water drinkers. Perrier changed what people chose to drink and started a bottled water culture, appealing to active, health-minded individuals. Of course, Perrier’s history goes back much farther to ancient times when people began to prize the spring’s waters for their crisp taste and replenishing flavor.
 
In 1980, with the belief that bottled water would become even more popular as an alternative to traditional drinks, we began to seek other high-quality brand name waters with regional followings and a rich heritage. The first domestic bottled water brand we added to our portfolio was Poland Spring® Brand Natural Spring Water, first bottled in Maine in 1845.
 
In 1982, we added other regional brands to our line up: Arrowhead, whose mountain spring water comes from mountain sources in the U.S. and Canada, Zephyrhills whose Florida spring sources are naturally filtered through mineral rich limestone, and Ozark, whose natrual spring water draws its distinct flavor from several Texas natural spring. For each brand, we looked for quality product with a unique heritage and a distinct flavor.
 
Today, we have a rich selection of regional, national and even imported bottled water brands, each with their own distinctive character, sources and heritage.
 
 
Nestlé Waters North America is a division of Paris-based Nestlé Waters, the world's largest bottled water company. Nestlé Waters serves customers in 130 countries, with 75 well-known bottled water brands and is, in turn, a subsidiary of the world's largest food company, Nestlé, S.A, based in Vevey, Switzerland.

 

We manage nearly 14,000 acres of natural watershed area around our 50 spring sites. At the sites, we carefully monitor water levels to ensure that they're being replenished. We strive to manage our spring sources not just for today, but for generations to come. 




How much water do we use?

If all the water in North America fit into a glass, the water used to make bottled water would be less then a drop. Selecting spring sources is a careful, thorough process. We perform a variety of studies and strive to communicate openly with the communities in which we operate. Maintaining spring sources and preserving the watershed where they are located is important to us.

 
 
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    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Nestlé Waters North America in December 2014.

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    1st week applied online
    phone interview 3 days later
    call back next day for testing at MI Works scheduled
    Testing done a week later
    Call 5 days later for a face to face/group interview at Plant with about 14 others that applied
    Explanation of group and face to face interviews. Group interview first. all applicants work together to come to an agreeable solution all while being watched by about 15 plant managers, productions managers, HR workers, maintenance management, and any other executive that works in this plant.
    Introductions around the room starting with peers first.
    Work book and timed session to see if you can complete all tasks asap. Resolve problem fast and equivalent, same for question 2-4 in packet. Put in your two sense. If you do not talk, they will not know what you feel is correct and assume you have no opinion on these things.
    Once this is done, you will break off into one on one interviews. Any where form one face to face....up to 4 face to face interviews. It doesn't matter if you get 4 face to face, or one face to face. These woman and men that are qualified to search for the exact personalities that will fit best into their work environment, and become that all around good employee that is working in the right direction to working in the most honest work environment, and making sure that these potential employees are here to work and be part of this production line so they can be proud of our products that we are producing, and our employees reflect our products whether you are on duty or off he clock. you still represent this company, and you need to be responsible enough to never jeopardize any one else's jobs at this plant because of your behaviors or un ability to adjust to change in a department. just be a team player, and you will not always be right. If that is a problem, you may want to reconsider taking a position here. :) its all about compromise....these are your work family now if you are hired in. There has to be trust, and support team while you are here. :) Good luck to you all.

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Additional Info

Website www.nestle-watersna.com
Headquarters Stamford, CT
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1986
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue £2 to £5 billion (GBP) per year

"Nestlé Waters North America (NWNA) is the largest bottled water company in the United States , distributing 7 of the top 10 brands in North America. We have the #1 national brand, Nestle Pure Life and many of the nation's strongest regional brands, including Poland Spring, Arrowhead, Ozarka, Deer Park , Zephyrhills and Ice Mountain.

Our heritage began with Perrier Sparkling Natural Mineral Water, the only brand we sold in 1976. Today, people are increasingly returning to water as their choice of refreshment and a source of well-being. Few companies ever experience the... More

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