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Quality Assurance Management Development Associate (20004955)

Nestle Purina PetCare

Last Updated: 9/29/20

Job Description

Quality Assurance Management Development Associate Job Description For more than 30 years, our Management Development Program has developed the future leaders of the manufacturing side of our business. This program allows you to embark on a personal and professional development experience a classroom can’t offer.
As a Quality Assurance Management Development Associate, you’ll be immersed in a highly technical and high-quality production environment to play a key role in achieving our standards of continuous improvement and manufacturing excellence. Through a well-designed rotation of our factory functions, you’ll learn our operations, how they apply to quality assurance, and how quality assurance interacts with other factory functions, such as production, engineering, information systems, supply chain, finance, and human resources. Collaborating with your mentor and peers is critical in this role, as they will help you use your new business knowledge to assure quality standards for throughout your career.
Why Quality Assurance with us versus somewhere else? Taking the Quality Assurance path of our Management Development Associate is a full-time position that puts you on the fast track to management on the manufacturing side of our business. You are the future leader.
Primary responsibilities

  • Perform quality assurance and control functions for production, QA, and food safety employees
  • Train with all departments with the specific purpose of learning how quality interacts with these functions.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement during factory and QA department trainings
  • Collaborate with the QA staff to improve their portion of the two-year Training & Development plan and six-week QA Analyst training checklist
  • Gain experience working with all three shifts and participate in shift meetings
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum):
  • Must be open to relocation to one or more of our 21 production facilities across the U.S.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Science, Biology, Microbiology, Animal Science or other scientific disciplines attained or expected by June 2021
Preferred: Prior co-op or practicum experience; student organization or other leadership experience.
Note: This position does not provide sponsorship for employment status (e.g. H-1B visa status). You must have the legal right to work in the United States in order to qualify for one of these positions.
Locations: Crete, NE; Clinton, IA

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Nestle Purina PetCare

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...