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Davenport, Iowa

Bridge across the water in Davenport Iowa

Davenport is home to our largest factory with 75 buildings on the campus and over 400 employees – many of us who have remained part of the Nestlé Purina Family for decades.

Our Management Development Program was established at this location over 30 years ago. Thanks to its success, it is was implemented at three other Nestlé Purina factories in the Midwest. Many of our current associates and leaders of the organization started their career along this path, like our Vice President of Manufacturing. As a long-standing program in the company, it has evolved to continue developing new talent into the future business leaders of Nestlé.

Factory Facts
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1927

factory opening

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400+

employees

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806k

sq. ft. factory space

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largest

pet food manufacturing facility in the u.s.

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35,000

quality checks across all of our factories in a typical 24-hour production cycle

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99%

of our pet food products sold in the U.S. are made in our U.S. factories, including Davenport, IA

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24%

of electricity used in our manufacturing facilities comes from renewable energy

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34%

of factory population has tenure of 10+ years

Bryan with his yellow lab
Meet Bryan C.

 

What makes working in manufacturing at Nestlé Purina different from other companies?

The care and quality that goes in to every single product. All employees here in Davenport play a role in quality and product safety. Also, the way Nestlé Purina treats its employees is another big difference between other manufacturing companies, in my opinion.

Brands Produced
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Available Jobs in Davenport, Iowa
Company Job Title Location(s) Job Function Job ID
Nestlé Purina Pet Care Production Supervisor
  • Davenport, IA
Manufacturing & Operations 195144
Nestlé Purina Pet Care Operations Planning Coordinator - Contractor
  • Davenport, IA
Manufacturing & Operations 192629
Nestlé Purina Pet Care Data Steward (Sr. Logistics Coordinator)
  • Davenport, IA
Manufacturing & Operations 191713
Nestlé Purina Pet Care Maintenance Electrician - $2,000 Sign On Bonus
  • Davenport, IA
Engineering, Packaging & Quality Assurance 191918
Nestlé Purina Pet Care Human Resources Generalist
  • Davenport, IA
Human Resources 189503
Nestlé Purina Pet Care Factory Quality Technician (2k Sign-on Bonus Eligible)
  • Davenport, IA
Manufacturing & Operations 183770