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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

We’re a “safety first” culture passionate about a zero defect and zero waste attitude. As a leading pet food manufacturer, we carry on the legacy of our Founder who led us to reshape the larger pet care category. With over 120 years in existence, we’ve grown our hardworking Nestlé Purina Family while establishing 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.

 

Our Production Operators are the feeder group for all production-based operator positions within the various production departments, which include Unloading, Dry Pet Processing and Dry Pet Packing. Team members train during and/or after the training period and will be moved to one of several critical factory positions to operate, including Extruder Operator, Utility, Packing Operator, etc.  

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Train on specific production equipment/machinery in a safe and productive manner.
  • Provide support to operators in Unloading, Processing and Packing.
  • Run unloading, processing, and packing equipment, and serve as backups to operator positions in various departments.
  • Troubleshoot and complete preventative maintenance/clean and inspect checklist for equipment
  • Effectively work with interdepartmental personnel in order to maintain a good flow of safety, quality, and production information throughout the plant.
  • Operate a forklift as needed.

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 1+ years of experience operating and troubleshooting machinery/equipment in a manufacturing, production, agricultural, military, or related environment.

 

This position requires a flexible work schedule. You may be required to work a 2nd or 3rd shift.  

 

This position has a starting salary of $25.00 an hour. When you choose a career at Nestlé Purina PetCare Company (Purina), you may gain access to a variety of valuable benefits you can elect for yourself or family. When you elect your benefits, you and Purina partner together to manage costs for medical, prescription, dental, vision, life and accidental death and dismemberment, short-term disability, and long-term disability coverage. You may also choose to set aside tax-free money by electing one of three Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) or a Health Spending Account (HSA) to best meet your and your family’s needs. You are eligible for the Nestlé 401K Savings Plan with company-matched contributions (up to a limit) and an annual retirement contribution to help you save for retirement and may be eligible for a retirement pension benefit. We also offer other benefits such as an extensive Parental Support Policy, providing 26 weeks of leave, the first 18 weeks at 100% pay for the primary care giver of a newborn child under six months of age, and adoption assistance. Purina offers earned vacation, sick and personal time for you to use throughout the year. Purina typically honors paid 10 holidays throughout the year. 

Requisition ID

179753 

 

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

We’re a “safety first” culture passionate about a zero defect and zero waste attitude. As a leading pet food manufacturer, we carry on the legacy of our Founder who led us to reshape the larger pet care category. With over 120 years in existence, we’ve grown our hardworking Nestlé Purina Family while establishing 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.

 

Our Production Operators are the feeder group for all production-based operator positions within the various production departments, which include Unloading, Dry Pet Processing and Dry Pet Packing. Team members train during and/or after the training period and will be moved to one of several critical factory positions to operate, including Extruder Operator, Utility, Packing Operator, etc.  

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Train on specific production equipment/machinery in a safe and productive manner.
  • Provide support to operators in Unloading, Processing and Packing.
  • Run unloading, processing, and packing equipment, and serve as backups to operator positions in various departments.
  • Troubleshoot and complete preventative maintenance/clean and inspect checklist for equipment
  • Effectively work with interdepartmental personnel in order to maintain a good flow of safety, quality, and production information throughout the plant.
  • Operate a forklift as needed.

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 1+ years of experience operating and troubleshooting machinery/equipment in a manufacturing, production, agricultural, military, or related environment.

 

This position requires a flexible work schedule. You may be required to work a 2nd or 3rd shift.  

 

This position has a starting salary of $25.00 an hour. When you choose a career at Nestlé Purina PetCare Company (Purina), you may gain access to a variety of valuable benefits you can elect for yourself or family. When you elect your benefits, you and Purina partner together to manage costs for medical, prescription, dental, vision, life and accidental death and dismemberment, short-term disability, and long-term disability coverage. You may also choose to set aside tax-free money by electing one of three Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) or a Health Spending Account (HSA) to best meet your and your family’s needs. You are eligible for the Nestlé 401K Savings Plan with company-matched contributions (up to a limit) and an annual retirement contribution to help you save for retirement and may be eligible for a retirement pension benefit. We also offer other benefits such as an extensive Parental Support Policy, providing 26 weeks of leave, the first 18 weeks at 100% pay for the primary care giver of a newborn child under six months of age, and adoption assistance. Purina offers earned vacation, sick and personal time for you to use throughout the year. Purina typically honors paid 10 holidays throughout the year. 

Requisition ID

179753 

 

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.

 

 

Denver, CO, US, 80216

Denver, CO, US, 80216


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