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Production Management Development Associate (Operations)

Production Management Development Associate (Operations)

We’re a leader in the pet care industry, which means we’re not only ahead in volume, profit and market share, but our associates dare to Stand Taller. We innovate new products, impart new agilities into existing processes, constantly advance pet nutrition, and always pay it forward in the form of service for our communities and families. Are you up for the dare?

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

Position Summary

Joining Nestlé Purina as a Production Management Development Associate (Operations) means you're joining our factory family to play a key role in leading people and the operations floor through the entire path to high-quality pet food production. You’ll experience information systems, quality assurance, supply chain, accounting, human resources, production, R&D engineering, and operations performance to understand how each of these areas collaborate with the production management work that you’ll do. Following from there, you’ll experience a unique breadth of work within your functional area and focus on becoming a domain expert at the factory you’re assigned to.

 

Why a leadership developmental role with us versus somewhere else? Taking the production path of our Management Development Associate (Operations) program is a full-time position that puts you on the fast track to management on the manufacturing side of our business. You are the future leader.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Discover a variety of the field concepts, practices and procedures that will allow you to rely on experience and discernment to plan and accomplish your goals
  • Practice personal safety and be an example to the organization in terms of employee safety and protection of company assets
  • Lead and oversee the execution of production schedules
  • Ensure the flow of materials, parts and resources necessary for plant-wide production
  • Perform various complicated tasks, including management of employees. Plan methods to improve efficiency in production and be assigned production improvement tasks
  • Maintain compliance with approved methods and quality standards
  • Develop leadership skills and experience

 

Basic Qualifications (Minimum):

  • Must be open to relocation to one or more of our 23 production facilities across the U.S.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology, Business Management, or related field attained or expected by June 2022

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior co-op or practicum experience; manufacturing experience; student organization or other leadership experience

Requisition ID

170318 

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. 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.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. 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 accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

We’re a leader in the pet care industry, which means we’re not only ahead in volume, profit and market share, but our associates dare to Stand Taller. We innovate new products, impart new agilities into existing processes, constantly advance pet nutrition, and always pay it forward in the form of service for our communities and families. Are you up for the dare?

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

Position Summary

Joining Nestlé Purina as a Production Management Development Associate (Operations) means you're joining our factory family to play a key role in leading people and the operations floor through the entire path to high-quality pet food production. You’ll experience information systems, quality assurance, supply chain, accounting, human resources, production, R&D engineering, and operations performance to understand how each of these areas collaborate with the production management work that you’ll do. Following from there, you’ll experience a unique breadth of work within your functional area and focus on becoming a domain expert at the factory you’re assigned to.

 

Why a leadership developmental role with us versus somewhere else? Taking the production path of our Management Development Associate (Operations) program is a full-time position that puts you on the fast track to management on the manufacturing side of our business. You are the future leader.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Discover a variety of the field concepts, practices and procedures that will allow you to rely on experience and discernment to plan and accomplish your goals
  • Practice personal safety and be an example to the organization in terms of employee safety and protection of company assets
  • Lead and oversee the execution of production schedules
  • Ensure the flow of materials, parts and resources necessary for plant-wide production
  • Perform various complicated tasks, including management of employees. Plan methods to improve efficiency in production and be assigned production improvement tasks
  • Maintain compliance with approved methods and quality standards
  • Develop leadership skills and experience

 

Basic Qualifications (Minimum):

  • Must be open to relocation to one or more of our 23 production facilities across the U.S.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology, Business Management, or related field attained or expected by June 2022

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior co-op or practicum experience; manufacturing experience; student organization or other leadership experience

Requisition ID

170318 

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. 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.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. 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 accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

Clinton, IA, US, 52732

Clinton, IA, US, 52732


Nearest Major Market: Davenport

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