Vice President, Head of Technical & Production, Supply Chain and Procurement
2016 - present
Bill Trackim is the Vice President and Head of Technical & Production, Supply Chain and Procurement for Nestlé Waters North America (NWNA). He has been a member of the Executive Team since 2016.
In this role, Bill oversees all processes related to supply, including procurement and water resource management. He is also responsible for manufacturing, quality, engineering, safety, health & environment, capacity planning, physical logistics and distribution at NWNA.
Under his leadership, NWNA’s Supply Chain and Manufacturing operations ensure that the highest quality products are available whenever and wherever consumers are looking for healthy hydration. His teams focus on improving the company’s efficiency of operations from factory to customer – all while ensuring the safest of work environments for our associates and the utmost care and respect for the communities where we operate.
Previously, Bill was the Head of Supply Chain and Logistics at NWNA, where he helped develop a high-performing business model focused on efficiency and speed of execution to support the goal of reaching consumers safely, as quickly as possible, and over the shortest available distance while reducing the environmental impact. He has held numerous Supply Chain and Manufacturing leadership positions for NWNA, including Regional Logistics Manager and National Supply Chain Manager, since joining the company as the Operations Leader for the Zephyrhills Factory in Florida in 1993.
Bill’s contributions have been instrumental in developing a best-in-class logistics operation for NWNA, recognized for high performance metrics in safety, productivity, efficiency, cost reduction, and sustainability.
Bill has been named Best-in-Class for Supply Chain Management in the annual Advantage Survey seven times between 2010 and 2019. Nestlé Waters has also been named Shipper of Choice by the Freightwaves organization. Bill also received NWNA’s “President’s Award,” a company award given to outstanding employees who have made exceptional contributions to their workplace, their communities and their families.
Prior to joining NWNA, Bill held operations positions with the Pepsi Cola Company and the Honda Motor Company. Bill earned a Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management and a minor in Economics from The Pennsylvania State University.