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Staff Engineer Job Description

Clinton has been home to one of our factories since 1969 – a proud producer of Pro Plan®, Purina ONE Beyond®, Purina Veterinary Diets®, Beggin®, T-Bonz® and Whisker Lickins® among other varieties. Although this small Midwestern town is perfect for families, some of our associates choose to live in Davenport, IA – a short commute away from Clinton.


As a Staff Engineer, you will report to the Engineering Manager and play a key role in the capital projects happening within our Clinton facility. Day-to-day, you will manage capital projects from beginning to end, including concept, scope, estimate, cost, resources and funding. The design and implementation process will be core functions of your role – and we will challenge you to do it with integrity, passion, expertise, performance and innovation. As a Staff Engineer, you will be the voice of your larger team as you coordinate cross-functionally with employees and contractors in the successful management and execution of key projects.

We will turn to you to take ownership of capital projects that will significantly influence our larger mission of enriching the lives of pets and the people who love them. Our culture continuously dares us to stand taller and ask, “What’s next?” Are you up to the dare?


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate project scope development
  • Development of design/solutions in accordance with engineering safety, production, sanitary, and accounting procedures and specifications
    es as assigned
  • Compliance to OSHA, FDA-GMP’s, local and national life and fire safety codes
  • Preparation of estimates and schedules. Issuance of all documents and drawings for construction on assigned projects/studied
  • Evaluate bids, award contracts, and issue purchase orders and provide engineering consulting service to business teams
  • Other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering or related discipline.

Experience: 2 + years of experience in plant engineering or project management within a manufacturing, production, warehouse, or military 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 Nestlé 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 Nestlé Purina home. The Nestlé 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 [Register to View] for accommodations" style="font-family: [Register to View] notify of us of any needs related to completing the job application.

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 [Register to View] [Register to View] or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-[Register to View] .

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Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
Nestlé Purina PetCare has been advancing pet nutrition for over 80 years. Our team of over 18,000 employees and 400 scientists, including nutritionists, aim to develop products that deliver comprehensive nutrition to help ensure the long healthy lives of pets and make discoveries that can further enhance the lives of pets everywhere. Nestlé Purina is focused on delivering world-class products with...