Our Mechanicsburg factory, built in 1969, is located just eight miles west of Pennsylvania’s state capital of Harrisburg. Our Mechanicsburg factory is one of the largest manufacturers in the area and produces a large portion of Nestlé Purina’s dry pet food portfolio, including Puppy Chow®, Dog Chow®, Beneful®, Pro Plan®, Alpo®, Kitten Chow®, Cat Chow®, Friskies®, Nestlé Purina ONE® and Kit ‘N Kaboodle®. Beyond our work in pet food production, we support various local animal shelters and organizations (Susquehanna Service Dogs Organization and Woofstock among others) to more deeply impact our ability to enrich the lives of pets everywhere.
In the Labor Pool role, you’ll train in several areas within the production environment so you can effectively provide support to your assigned position and ensure you can effectively be a part of our safety policies and procedures. Since we’re a safety-first culture, much of your responsibility will focus on ensuring top-notch maintenance and cleanliness around the equipment is completed. You will have the opportunity to learn to operate, clean and maintain our production facility. Candidates must be open to work off shifts and weekends as needed. This is an excellent role to learn all about our company environment and procedures and is a great starting point for developing a long term career with Nestle Purina.
Ensure a clean and safe production environment including sanitation, sweeping, cleaning of machinery and remove trash and recycling
Regularly lift items up to 57 pounds safely
Operate walkie, sweeper, and scrubber safely
Performs dye making and drying
Assist production team with changeovers
Develop working knowledge of production equipment and operations
Qualifications & Requirements
High School Diploma or GED required
6 months' of experience manufacturing, production, warehouse, agriculture, military, food service, or related environment.
To our veterans and separated service members-- you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestle Purina. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as adaptability, 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 in a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestle Purina home.