Awards & Recognition
A Top Employer in the U.S.
Nestlé Purina is frequently recognized by local, national, and international organizations for our positive work environment, focus on our associates, and career opportunities. To us, each award is a true testament to the culture at Nestlé
Best Places to Work
2017 Employees' Choice
Nestlé Purina has proudly ranked within the Top 10 again this year on Glassdoor's 2017 'Best Places to Work' list — an Employees' Choice Award. We are the highest-ranking Consumer Packaged Goods(CPG) company on this award-winning list. The winners are based on feedback provided by our own associates who elected to post an anonymous review on our Glassdoor page. We are honored to accept this award for another year, and truly proud of our track record of being a place where people love to work and choose to stay.
Work Life Seal of Distinction
We're very proud and humbled to accept the Seal of Distinction Award in 2016 from the WorldatWork non-profit organization, which measures the overall strength of organizations' work-life portfolio and success in creating positive work environments.
Top Intern Employer
As an organization with a strong college recruitment program, we are very proud to be recognized as a 'Top Intern Employer' by CollegeGrad.com, a highly-ranked entry-level job site and the leader in the field of entry-level job search since 1995.
St. Louis Business Journal Best Places to Work
2014 marks the fifth consecutive year that Nestlé Purina has had the honor to receive this award from the St. Louis Business Journal. This award is based on associate feedback regarding a variety of
Best Places to Work for Recent Grads
NACE-Symplicity, a relationship management company, selected its annual list of 25 organizations who offer a team-oriented company culture, employee benefits that promote work-life balance, extraordinary opportunities for career growth and a best-fit environment for young, growing professionals. Nestlé Purina has proudly received this award in 2010 and 2015.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch Top Work Places
Nestlé Purina is proud to have been recognized as the Best Place to Work in The Greater St. Louis Area by the St. Louis
Heroes of the Planet
In 2012, Nestlé Purina was presented with the St. Louis Business Journal's annual Heroes of the Plant Award for our commitment to sustainability as the 'hero' of the Products category.
Corporate Diversity Award
The St. Louis Regional Chamber and Growth Association awarded Nestlé Purina with a Salute to Excellence in Business with a Corporate Diversity Award in 2012.
Healthiest Employer Award
In 2014, Nestlé Purina ranked among the Top 25 employers in St. Louis, Missouri for taking the most comprehensive approach to workplace wellness, which includes promoting healthy diets, exercise, external programs and health benefits.
The Black Collegian Top 100 Employer
Nestlé Purina was named as one of the Top 100 Employers of the Class of 2010 by The Black Collegian, and again as one of the Top 100 Employers of the Class of 2011, 2012 and 2013 by Diversity Employers Magazine. This award was given based on employer's projected entry-level hires and the majors these employers are recruiting.
Glassdoor.com Top Companies for Work-Life Balance
This award identifies which companies demonstrate leadership in allowing their employees to meet family and personal responsibilities while fulfilling their professional duties. Nestlé Purina took the number one spot on Glassdoor's Top 25 Companies for Work-Life Balance list in 2011, receiving the highest rating based on employees' reviews.
Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award
This award recognizes organizations that show consistent excellence in the areas of leadership, customer and market focus, strategic planning, process management, measurement, analysis and knowledge management, workforce focus, and results. In 2010, Nestlé Purina was the first consumer packaged goods and pet food company to ever receive the Award.
ARCUS Ameren Corporate Citizenship Award
In 2013, Nestlé Purina proudly accepted the St. Louis Regional Chamber's Ameren Corporate Citizenship Arcus Award, which acknowledges overarching achievement in community leadership, economic development, and philanthropy. We've received this prestigious honor two out of the past three years.
Role Model Company
Nestlé Purina is proud to have been named a Role Model Company by the Starkloff Disability Institute. Most recently, our Chief Human Resources Officer, Steve Degnan, received recognition from Starkloff for 'Outstanding Leadership in the Next Big Step'. The Next Big Step is an initiative for Role Model Companies to help find disabled job candidates whom they can hire, retain and promote. The Starkloff Institute as a whole is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting