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On behalf of everyone at Nestlé Purina, we're excited to welcome you!

There has never been a greater demand from consumers to understand where products come from, how they are made and who makes them—that's why we're giving you an inside peek at some of our pet food manufacturing facilities and the people who bring our products to life. At Nestlé Purina, we're united by our passion for pets and the belief that pets and people are better together—we're emotionally bound to the work we do every day and we hope to share that with you.

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Safety First!

At Nestlé Purina, safety is #1.

As an organization, we're recognized as one of the best in the pet care industry for outstanding safety performance. Before anyone can step foot inside one of our manufacturing facilities they must be armed with the appropriate protective gear–safety goggles, hard hat, gloves, safety vest, and ear plugs.

So put on your virtual protective gear–your journey into the facility is about to begin!

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You've successfully made it to the end of your tour and earned 7 badges to reach Manufacturing Excellence status. Well done! You've started your journey into the world of manufacturing. We rely on cross-training with functional experts to develop our associates into the industry's top talent. Buckle up, more opportunities are ahead.

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Ingredient Storage

Batching

Processing

Extrusion

Drying

Packaging

Palletizing & Warehouse

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Explore Career Opportunities

Production

Production

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Safety

logistics

Logistics

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Supply Chain

quality

Quality

human-resources

Human Resources

maintenance

Maintenance

finance

Finance

it

IT

engineering

Engineering

  • Production
  • Safety
  • Logistics
  • Supply Chain
  • Quality
  • Human Resources
  • Maintenance
  • Finance
  • IT
  • Engineering

Production

We’re a “safety first” culture driven by a zero defect and zero waste mentality set out to enrich the lives of pets everywhere. As a leading pet food manufacturer, we carry on the legacy of our Founder who led us to reshape the larger pet care category. Over 120 years in existence, we’ve grown our passionate Nestlé Purina Family as we’ve grown the breadth of our business. Your needs are our responsibility—job security, benefits, safety, and career growth. But, we leave it up to you to shape our future and your career aspirations.

Career Path in Production

Education / Background

  • 6+ months of manufacturing experience, military experience, experience in a fast-paced work environment or related.
  • High School Diploma or GED

Entry Level Compensation

Federal Minimum Wage
*national average wage for entry-level production workers

*as reported by the bureau of labor statistics

Safety

Safety is our #1 priority, and it’s paramount to our culture and products. We work closely with our production and quality teams to ensure every ingredient that comes through our doors maintains our high standards. Within our factories, we support employee education and training to ensure our employees go home every night exactly the way they came in—happy and healthy.

Career Path in Safety

Education / Background

  • 3+ years’ experience in a quality assurance role within a food or pharmaceutical manufacturing environment.
  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalency

Entry Level Compensation

Federal Minimum Wage
*national average wage for entry-level safety workers

*as reported by the bureau of labor statistics

Logistics

Before the rubber meets the road, it meets our trade relations representatives, the dependable associates who oversee the ins and outs of our shipping and receiving. It’s a major part of doing business at Nestlé Purina. With our network of U.S. manufacturing facilities across the U.S., 99% of our production is based here, and leading the nation in sales, volume, and market share.

Career Path in Logistics

Education / Background

  • Minimum of 2+ years of forklift operations experience within a high volume warehouse environment or have completed a certified program on forklift operations.
  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalency

Entry Level Compensation

Federal Minimum Wage
*national average wage for entry-level logistics workers

*as reported by the bureau of labor statistics

Supply Chain

We have a unique partnership with our customers’ merchandisers and inventory managers as we work hand-in-hand every step of the way so orders are placed, filled, and shipped on time and within budget. Best of all is that we’re equally as integrated with our internal partners—the Sales, Finance, and Operations groups —so the process from source to bowl continues to be better than ever.

Career Path in Supply Chain

Education / Background

  • 2+ years’ of experience in a fast paced customer service oriented setting and 2+ years’ of clerical experience.
  • High School Diploma or GED

Entry Level Compensation

Federal Minimum Wage
*national average wage for entry-level supply chain workers

*as reported by the bureau of labor statistics

Quality

In a typical 24-hour production cycle, we conduct hundreds of thousands of documented quality checks involving ingredient/packaging, receiving, processing, and packing accross our networks. That’s how much we care. Not only is Nestlé Purina an industry leader and at the cutting edge of pet food innovations that are revolutionizing the business, we’ve set the gold standard in quality assurance. We’re backed by a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, but more significantly, we’re grounded in a strong values system of developing high-quality products with unconditional integrity, passion, expertise, performance, and innovation.

Career Path in Quality

Education / Background

  • 2+ years’ experience in quality, food manufacturing, lab or related environment.
  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalency

Entry Level Compensation

Federal Minimum Wage
*national average wage for entry-level quality assurance workers

*as reported by the bureau of labor statistics

Human Resources

Whether you join us in our corporate office in St. Louis, MO, or in one of our U.S. factories, it’s likely you’ll sit next to someone very different from you. Together, we share a singular goal: to drive our business forward by attracting, keeping, and developing the best and brightest talent.

Career Path in Human Resources

Education / Background

  • 2+ years of experience in an administrative, clerical, or HR related environment.
  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalency

Entry Level Compensation

Federal Minimum Wage
*national average wage for entry-level human resources workers

*as reported by the bureau of labor statistics

Maintenance

As a Maintenance Technician for one of our facilities, you will have the opportunity to contribute your skills and background to a collaborative, cross-functional team. You will train on new equipment and aid in the execution of both planned maintenance and predictive maintenance activities.

Career Path in Maintenance

Education / Background

  • 1+ years of maintenance experience in a manufacturing, technical, warehouse, industrial, military, or related environment.
  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalency

Entry Level Compensation

Federal Minimum Wage
*national average wage for entry-level maintenance workers

*as reported by the bureau of labor statistics

Finance

You hold the power to provide financial support for plant and division management with reviews, analysis, recaps, forecasts and new measurements.

Career Path in Finance

Education / Background

  • 1+ years of experience in materials accounting or production systems in a manufacturing, production, warehouse or military environment.
  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalency

Entry Level Compensation

Federal Minimum Wage
*national average wage for entry-level finance workers

*as reported by the bureau of labor statistics

IT

We enable Nestlé to engage with millions of consumers using a product-driven approach with leading technologies and solutions. Innovating through machine learning, advanced analytics and automation, we are driving industry 4.0 opportunities in areas like supply chain and manufacturing.

Career Path in IT

Education / Background

  • 2+ years of experience in PC and server environments.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field.

Entry Level Compensation

Federal Minimum Wage
*national average wage for entry-level information technology workers

*as reported by the bureau of labor statistics

Engineering

Through innovative engineering, we literally reshaped pet care, introducing Dog Chow® as the first extruded dry food. We’re still at it today, and such leadership requires constant innovation and renovation, which is so often rooted in engineering.

Career Path in Engineering

Education / Background

  • 3+ years’ experience in a manufacturing environment, including experience with capital project and maintenance support.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related field.

Entry Level Compensation

Federal Minimum Wage
*national average wage for entry-level engineering workers

*as reported by the bureau of labor statistics

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