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Denver, Colorado

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Denver is one of the ‘happiest and healthiest cities in the U.S.’ Lucky for us, one of our factories is located just minutes from the heart of downtown Denver.

It's common for those living in Denver to share the same story: "I came to Denver...and never left." The same holds true for many of us at Nestlé Purina. Our factory was built in 1930, just 72 years after Denver was first established in Colorado as a capital. For its first 42 years in operation, livestock feed was produced until the factory transitioned to a pet food-only manufacturer in 1972. Since then, this location became the first-ever pet food factory to utilize solar energy.

Factory Facts
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sq. ft. factory space

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waste for disposal

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

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

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of electricity used in our manufacturing facilities comes from renewable energy

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of factory population has tenure of 10+ years

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Meet Nick D.


What does your day-to-day look like in the factory?

My work begins before my actual shift start time. I typically arrive early to prepare and go through a shift hand-off with the crew before me. I use that information to prioritize goals for the next shift and share those with the next crew. From there, most of my time is spent on the floor taking inventory, recommending maintenance on equipment, and coaching the production crew.

Brands Produced
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Available Jobs in Denver, Colorado
Company Job Title Job Function Job ID Location(s)
Nestlé Purina Pet Care Manufacturing Excellence Specialist (Continuous Improvement) Manufacturing & Operations 140637 Denver, CO
Nestlé Purina Pet Care Manager Information Technology Information Technology 21006985 Denver, CO
Nestlé Purina Pet Care Production Data Coordinator Finance, Accounting & Audit 21007803 Denver, CO
Nestlé Purina Pet Care Maintenance Supervisor Engineering, Packaging & Quality Assurance 141652 Denver, CO
Nestlé Purina Pet Care Forklift Operator (Reserve) Manufacturing & Operations 21006089 Denver, CO
Nestlé Purina Pet Care Quality Assurance Technician Engineering, Packaging & Quality Assurance 141640 Denver, CO
Nestlé USA Lead Technical Project Manager - Remote (Western US Only)) Manufacturing & Operations 21007281 Denver, CO
Nestlé Purina Pet Care Production Operator (Reserve) Manufacturing & Operations 21006087 Denver, CO
Nestlé USA Customer Account Manager (Small Format) Sales 141974 Denver, CO
Nestlé Purina Pet Care Warehouse Coordinator (Shipping/Receiving) Facilities Management & Administrative 21007158 Denver, CO