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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

For thirty years, Nestlé Purina has been proud to call St. Joseph, MO home to two facilities, a wet pet food factory and our Product Technology Center (PTC) dedicated to research and development. The PTC is home to dogs and cats who help us learn, research and better understand the well-being of pets all while enjoying the best quality of life. Located an hour north of Kansas City, the community of 77,000 people is packed with character and a rich history – just like Nestlé Purina is. The city was recognized with the All-America City Award, given to communities with citizens who work together to pinpoint and address community-wide challenges and achieve exceptional results.

 

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 a be able to ensure we practice safety in the workplace.

 

  • Knowledge of and compliance with the Animal Welfare Act and all procedures and protocols in the Nestlé Purina R&D Petcare Manual
  • Adherence to Nestlé Quality Management Systems (QMS) and Good Laboratory Practices (GLP)
  • Perform all necessary cleaning and sanitation duties
  • Obtain animal body weights and body condition scoring as required
  • Accurate and reliable data entry 
  • Provide socialization programs for pets
  • Report to the veterinary staff sick animals or unusual behavior observed 
  • Maintain a safe, clean, and sanitary work environment and practice safety in the workplace
  • Actively participate in training and skill development as needed

 

Skills

  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Communication and organizational skills

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science or related field OR High School Diploma or GED equivalent and 1 year of experience with animal husbandry and regular care of animals
     

Requisition ID

169237 

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

For thirty years, Nestlé Purina has been proud to call St. Joseph, MO home to two facilities, a wet pet food factory and our Product Technology Center (PTC) dedicated to research and development. The PTC is home to dogs and cats who help us learn, research and better understand the well-being of pets all while enjoying the best quality of life. Located an hour north of Kansas City, the community of 77,000 people is packed with character and a rich history – just like Nestlé Purina is. The city was recognized with the All-America City Award, given to communities with citizens who work together to pinpoint and address community-wide challenges and achieve exceptional results.

 

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 a be able to ensure we practice safety in the workplace.

 

  • Knowledge of and compliance with the Animal Welfare Act and all procedures and protocols in the Nestlé Purina R&D Petcare Manual
  • Adherence to Nestlé Quality Management Systems (QMS) and Good Laboratory Practices (GLP)
  • Perform all necessary cleaning and sanitation duties
  • Obtain animal body weights and body condition scoring as required
  • Accurate and reliable data entry 
  • Provide socialization programs for pets
  • Report to the veterinary staff sick animals or unusual behavior observed 
  • Maintain a safe, clean, and sanitary work environment and practice safety in the workplace
  • Actively participate in training and skill development as needed

 

Skills

  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Communication and organizational skills

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science or related field OR High School Diploma or GED equivalent and 1 year of experience with animal husbandry and regular care of animals
     

Requisition ID

169237 

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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