Clinton has been home to one of our factories since 1969 – a proud producer of Pro Plan®, Purina ONE Beyond®, Purina Veterinary Diets®, Beggin®, T-Bonz® and Whisker Lickins® among other varieties. Although this small Midwestern town is perfect for families, some of our associates choose to live in Davenport, IA – a short commute away from Clinton.
Manufacturing is the very core of our business. The Production Operators within our factories have their hands in it all. You’ll train in several functional areas within the manufacturing environment so you can effectively provide support to our production teams. Since safety is a top priority at Purina, much of your responsibility will focus on ensuring that our equipment and machinery remain in top-notch condition. Your ability to acclimate and problem solve quickly will be critically important as unforeseen equipment issues may arise throughout the normal operation day. You’ll have the opportunity to see our operations through the different shifts, working with experts in each of the different areas within manufacturing. Join the Nestlé Purina Family to support something so much greater – bettering the lives of pets everywhere.
Safely operates production equipment, including fork truck, packing lines and processing equipment.
Produce quality products and/or deliver products on time at the specified rates.
Perform quality checks and meet product specifications.
Maintain a safe and clean workplace.
Perform sanitation duties and material handling.
Safely and efficiently operate, troubleshoot, and make minor repairs on operating equipment and use lock out procedures, as prescribed.
Utilize computer technology to effectively perform job requirements.
All other duties as assigned.
*Must be open and available to work nights and/or weekends.
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum):
Education: High School Diploma or GED
Experience: 1+ year of experience in a manufacturing, production, agriculture, warehouse, military or related environment.
It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.
To our veterans and separated service members, you’re at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé Purina. The skills you’ve gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. We hope you’ll consider sharing in our mission–you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé Purina home.
The Nestlé Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and look for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.
Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to notify of us of any needs related to completing the job application.
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