Nestle Careers – Pilot Plant

Website Nestlé

Job Description:

As a Pilot Plant Trainee, you’ll be responsible for assisting with, organizing, and performing Pilot Plant trials with training and guidance from Pilot Plant Technicians and Project Leaders. Every day brings a new challenge – preparing new formulas, set-up and operation of food-processing equipment all while completing trials in a safe, clean work environment. You’ll gain the skills necessary in this developmental position to grow as a Pilot Plant Technician.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Working skills/knowledge of equipment and unit operations in the pilot plant
  • Maintain equipment in good sanitary and working condition
  • Prepare summaries of trial results with recommendations for processing/product improvements based on observations
  • Interact with project teams and participate in project discussions as required
  • Adhere to all facility policies concerning safety, security, Good Laboratory and Good Manufacturing Practices (GLP & GMP)
  • Light mechanical repair/plumbing as required
  • Travel as required for training
  • Organize and record data as outlined in the pilot plant request
  • Maintain a safe, clean, and sanitary work area
  • Provide hands on support to Project Leaders, Pilot Plant Team Members, and others in pilot plant with preparation, execution, follow up, review and process improvement with trial work
  • Actively participate in cross-training as needed as well as learning new skills required due to technology advances
  • Reviews/Updates SOP’s and SSOP’s

Job Requirements:

  • High school diploma (or GED) required
  • Good mechanical skills or aptitude
  • Ability to become a licensed forklift operator
  • Working knowledge of factory pet food/food processing equipment and operations is preferred

Job Details:

Company: Nestlé

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: St. Joseph, MO, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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