Information Technology, Quality Control, Research & Development, Environmental
For more than 100 years, Purina has led the charge in revolutionizing pet food production and its ability to enrich the lives of pets everywhere. Nestle Purina has a large presence in Oklahoma City (OKC) with one of our dry pet food factories located just 10 miles outside of downtown in Edmond. Having served as a production facility for many years in this area as producers of Dog Chow®, Puppy Chow®, Beneful® and Purina ONE® brands, we have left a big paw print on this charming western city.
In a typical 24-hour production cycle, we conduct 30,000 detailed quality checks involving ingredient/packaging, receiving, processing, and packing. That’s how much we care! Not only is Nestlé Purina an industry leader and at the groundbreaking of pet food innovations that are revolutionizing the business, we’ve set the gold standard in quality assurance. We’re grounded in a strong values system of developing high-quality products with unconditional integrity, passion, expertise, performance, and innovation. As a QA Floater, you'll be empowered to continuously think “What’s Next?” and be challenged to do so with integrity, expertise, high performance, and passion.
Analyze finished product using various test methods, including wet chemistry
Perform formulations including format, bin bottoms, ingredient changes, and fines utilization
Perform sensory evaluations of in process and finished product
Maintain Instrument calibrations
Execute hold product procedures in a timely manner and investigate and communicate all quality results
Analyze data and release product through formal release & GLOBE programs
Sample and test incoming ingredients that include, but are not limited to physical testing, salmonella and EB testing, environmental sampling, and testing rail cars, trucks, bins, sacks, and totes
Cover other positions in the event of loss of staff or vacations to provide relief
Qualifications & Requirements
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum):
Education and Experience:
High School Diploma or GED
2 year quality, food manufacturing, lab, or related experience OR a 2 year degree in a science or related field
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