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Trainee Petcare Associate

Trainee Petcare Associate

 

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

 

This position is responsible for performing the necessary work related to the care of the pets under
general supervision.

As a Trainee, PetCare Associate, you’ll be responsible for providing quality care for pets including daily feeding, grooming, and socialization. By maintaining a safe, clean, and sanitary work environment you’ll be able to ensure we practice safety in the workplace.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
1. Knowledge of and compliance with the Animal Welfare Act and all procedures and protocols in the Nestlé
Purina R&D Petcare Manual
2. Adherence to Nestlé Quality Management Systems (QMS) and Good Laboratory Practices (GLP)
3. Perform all necessary cleaning and sanitation duties
4. Daily feeding of the pets not on trials
5. Perform grooming
6. Obtain animal body weights and body condition scoring as required
7. Accurate and reliable data entry
8. Provide socialization programs for pets
9. Report to the veterinary staff sick animals or unusual behavior observed
10. Maintain a safe, clean and sanitary work environment and practice safety in the work place

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES
• Actively participate in training and skill development as needed
• Additional duties as assigned

BASIC REQUIREMENTS
• High School Diploma (or GED) or Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science or related field
• Experience with animal husbandry and regular care of animals
• Demonstrated ability to work well independently and in a team
• Demonstrated interpersonal, communication, organization, and math skills, computer literacy

 

REQUISITION ID:

191907

 

 

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

 

This position is responsible for performing the necessary work related to the care of the pets under
general supervision.

As a Trainee, PetCare Associate, you’ll be responsible for providing quality care for pets including daily feeding, grooming, and socialization. By maintaining a safe, clean, and sanitary work environment you’ll be able to ensure we practice safety in the workplace.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
1. Knowledge of and compliance with the Animal Welfare Act and all procedures and protocols in the Nestlé
Purina R&D Petcare Manual
2. Adherence to Nestlé Quality Management Systems (QMS) and Good Laboratory Practices (GLP)
3. Perform all necessary cleaning and sanitation duties
4. Daily feeding of the pets not on trials
5. Perform grooming
6. Obtain animal body weights and body condition scoring as required
7. Accurate and reliable data entry
8. Provide socialization programs for pets
9. Report to the veterinary staff sick animals or unusual behavior observed
10. Maintain a safe, clean and sanitary work environment and practice safety in the work place

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES
• Actively participate in training and skill development as needed
• Additional duties as assigned

BASIC REQUIREMENTS
• High School Diploma (or GED) or Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science or related field
• Experience with animal husbandry and regular care of animals
• Demonstrated ability to work well independently and in a team
• Demonstrated interpersonal, communication, organization, and math skills, computer literacy

 

REQUISITION ID:

191907

 

 

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.

 

 

St. Joseph, MO, US, 64503

St. Joseph, MO, US, 64503


Nearest Major Market: Kansas City

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