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Engineering PTC Management Development Associate (Research & Development)

Company: Nestle Purina PetCare Company
Location: Jefferson
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

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.For more than 80 years, we ve led the charge in revolutionizing pet food production and its ability to enrich the lives of pets everywhere. By 1956, through innovative engineering, we literally reshaped pet care, introducing Dog Chow as the first extruded dry food. We re still at it today, with Tidy Cats, the lightweight cat litter champion of the world and Pro Plan Bright Mind, a breakthrough formula with enhanced botanical oils shown to promote alertness and mental sharpness in aging dogs. Such leadership requires constant innovation. That's where you'll play an integral role.When you join Nestl Purina as a R&D Engineering Technical Development Associate, you're joining our factory family. You'll play a key role in leading research projects behind the everyday innovation and renovation of our pet food products. You ll experience information systems, quality assurance, supply chain, accounting and human resources, production, engineering management and operations performance. At the end of your rotation, you'll understand how each of these areas collaborate with your engineering work. Following your experiential learning, you ll transfer to our Corporate R&D team in St. Louis, Missouri to focus on research projects and develop a keen understanding of the science behind our factory equipment and products.Why engineering with us versus somewhere else? You're taking the fast track to technical understanding and a full-time, leadership position. You are the future leader of our business. Master plant process flows, utility flows, capacities, procedures, and practices. Lead continuous improvement efforts to improve process sustainability, capacity, and efficiency. Plan, organize, and perform trials and experiments (pilot and factory scale) to complete process and product development projects. Lead capital projects in factories and Pilot Plants in accordance with engineering standards, some travel will be necessary. Handle development and implementation of product line extensions using new and existing equipment in the factory. Research and propose R&D projects utilizing technical innovations/renovations applicable to Nestl Purina s business strategy. Participate in quarterly TCU Engineering calls, as well as the TCU Global Engineering Conference in St. Louis (when scheduled).Requirements: Must be open to relocation to one or more of our production facilities across the U.S. Bachelor s Degree in Engineering (Chemical, Mechanical, or related) attained or expected by June 2024.Other Advanced degree or prior experience in research preferred. Prior co-op, practicum experience, or manufacturing experience preferred.Don t meet all the qualifications listed under
other ? These are preferred, but not required. When you apply for a role with Nestl Purina, we ensure that individual confidentiality is held to the highest regard. We are intentional about creating an inclusive workplace for everyone. We consider our associates our most valuable assets. Please apply for full consideration.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. 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. Nestl seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestl home.The Nestl 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.

Keywords: Nestle Purina PetCare Company, Janesville , Engineering PTC Management Development Associate (Research & Development), Engineering , Jefferson, Wisconsin

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