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Production Operator

Production Operator

 

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

 

Located in North America’s wind belt, Davenport is at the forefront of renewable energy technology and has remained home to our largest manufacturing facility since 1927. Originally producing cereal, the factory became a pet food-only manufacturer in the late ‘90’s and as the largest pet food manufacturing facility in the U.S., it carefully produces, packages and ships several varieties of our Dog Chow®, Puppy Chow®, Alpo®, Beneful®, Nestlé Purina ONE®, Cat Chow®, Kitten Chow®, Friskies® and Kit N Kaboodle® brands.

 

We’re a “safety first” culture driven by a zero defect and zero waste mentality set out to enrich the lives of pets everywhere. As a leading pet food manufacturer, we carry on the legacy of our Founder who led us to reshape the larger pet care category. Over 120 years in existence, we’ve grown our passionate Nestlé Purina Family as we’ve grown the breadth of our business. Your needs are our responsibility—job security, benefits, safety, and career growth. But, we leave it up to you to shape our future and your career aspirations.

 

  • May train on and be placed into any production job at the factory including Operator Process, Operator Relief and Operator Line.
  • Effectively troubleshoot equipment, process, or product problems.
  • Maintain knowledge of lean manufacturing concepts, 5S practices and continuous improvement operations.
  • Be able to operate or learn to operate a fork lift truck.
  • Conduct general sanitation activities including being trained in emptying hoppers and baler.
  • Have the ability to run reports and manage data using computer-based technology.
  • Must be open to working any shift, including 2nd, 3rd, and weekend shifts.


Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • 1+ years of experience in a fast-paced environment

 
The approximate hourly pay for this position is $24.07 per hour for Production Operator. Please note that the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Final compensation may vary based on factors including, but not limited to, knowledge, skills, and abilities as well as geographic location.

 

Nestlé offers performance-based incentives and a competitive total rewards package, which includes a 401k with company match, healthcare coverage, and a broad range of other benefits. Incentives and/or benefit packages may vary depending on the position. Learn more about us at Nestle in the US Benefits | Nestlé Careers (nestlejobs.com).

 
REQUISITION ID
307683

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

 

*Note: Nespresso is not a federal contractor and does not maintain affirmative action programs

 

Review our applicant privacy notice before applying at https://www.nestlejobs.com/privacy

 

 

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

 

Located in North America’s wind belt, Davenport is at the forefront of renewable energy technology and has remained home to our largest manufacturing facility since 1927. Originally producing cereal, the factory became a pet food-only manufacturer in the late ‘90’s and as the largest pet food manufacturing facility in the U.S., it carefully produces, packages and ships several varieties of our Dog Chow®, Puppy Chow®, Alpo®, Beneful®, Nestlé Purina ONE®, Cat Chow®, Kitten Chow®, Friskies® and Kit N Kaboodle® brands.

 

We’re a “safety first” culture driven by a zero defect and zero waste mentality set out to enrich the lives of pets everywhere. As a leading pet food manufacturer, we carry on the legacy of our Founder who led us to reshape the larger pet care category. Over 120 years in existence, we’ve grown our passionate Nestlé Purina Family as we’ve grown the breadth of our business. Your needs are our responsibility—job security, benefits, safety, and career growth. But, we leave it up to you to shape our future and your career aspirations.

 

  • May train on and be placed into any production job at the factory including Operator Process, Operator Relief and Operator Line.
  • Effectively troubleshoot equipment, process, or product problems.
  • Maintain knowledge of lean manufacturing concepts, 5S practices and continuous improvement operations.
  • Be able to operate or learn to operate a fork lift truck.
  • Conduct general sanitation activities including being trained in emptying hoppers and baler.
  • Have the ability to run reports and manage data using computer-based technology.
  • Must be open to working any shift, including 2nd, 3rd, and weekend shifts.


Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • 1+ years of experience in a fast-paced environment

 
The approximate hourly pay for this position is $24.07 per hour for Production Operator. Please note that the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Final compensation may vary based on factors including, but not limited to, knowledge, skills, and abilities as well as geographic location.

 

Nestlé offers performance-based incentives and a competitive total rewards package, which includes a 401k with company match, healthcare coverage, and a broad range of other benefits. Incentives and/or benefit packages may vary depending on the position. Learn more about us at Nestle in the US Benefits | Nestlé Careers (nestlejobs.com).

 
REQUISITION ID
307683

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

 

*Note: Nespresso is not a federal contractor and does not maintain affirmative action programs

 

Review our applicant privacy notice before applying at https://www.nestlejobs.com/privacy

 

Davenport, IA, US, 52802

Davenport, IA, US, 52802


Nearest Major Market: Davenport
Nearest Secondary Market: Moline

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