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Processing Operator

US Nestle
Zanesville, OH 43701
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Processing Operator

Job Description
Our dry pet food factory in Zanesville is favorably located along the banks of the Muskingum River in scenic east-central Ohio halfway between Columbus and Wheeling, West Virginia. Originally under the ownership of BENCO Pet Foods, this 100-year-old facility was acquired by Nestl Purina in 1987 and has since evolved as we've innovated and renovated our portfolio of products, processes and technical equipment. Zanesville is the only Nestl Purina location that produces Alpo Meal Helpers and Moist & Meaty and Beneful Simple Goodness for all of the United States and Canada, packaged and shipped with the utmost quality and nutrition.

Manufacturing is the very core of our business. As a Processing Operator, will be responsible for using good manufacturing practices in order to produce high quality pet food. Since safety is a top priority at Purina, much of your responsibility will focus on ensuring that our equipment and machinery remain in top-notch condition through weekly and daily sanitation and cleaning duties.

Over 120 years in existence, we've grown our passionate Nestl 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. Join the Nestl Purina Family to support something so much greater - bettering the lives of pets everywhere.

This position is scheduled for 2nd shift Monday through Friday in addition to every other weekend.


  • Safely operates processing equipment.
  • Perform quality checks and ensure all ingredient and product specifications are met.
  • Meet production requirements.
  • Maintain a safe and clean workplace.
  • Perform designated mechanical work on equipment to make operation run at efficient and timely pace.
  • Perform sanitation duties and material handling.
  • Perform proper clean up duties.
  • Recognize problems with the equipment and address as necessary.
  • Perform changeovers.
  • Operate computer proficiently.


Education: High School Diploma or GED

Experience: 1+ years of experience in a manufacturing, warehouse, military or related environment.

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 Nestl Purina. 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. We hope you'll consider sharing in our mission--you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestl Purina home.

The Nestl Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and look for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.

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@purina.nestle.com to notify of us of any needs related to completing the job application.

Job: Processing Operator

Primary Location: Zanesville, OH US

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Career Area: Hourly

Nestle Purina PetCare Company


Posted: 2020-03-14 Expires: 2020-04-12
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