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Trainee Petcare Associate

Company: Nestl-- Purina Pet Care
Location: Saint Joseph
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

We re a leader in the pet care industry, which means we re not only ahead in volume, profit and market share, but our associates dare to Stand Taller. We innovate new products, impart new agilities into existing processes, constantly advance pet nutrition, and always pay it forward in the form of service for our communities and families. Are you up for the dare?This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.Position SummaryThis position is responsible for performing the necessary work related to the care of the pets undergeneral supervision.As a Trainee, PetCare Associate, you ll be responsible for providing quality care for pets including daily feeding, grooming, and socialization. By maintaining a safe, clean, and sanitary work environment you ll be able to ensure we practice safety in the workplace.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS1. Knowledge of and compliance with the Animal Welfare Act and all procedures and protocols in the Nestl--Purina R&D Petcare Manual2. Adherence to Nestl-- Quality Management Systems (QMS) and Good Laboratory Practices (GLP)3. Perform all necessary cleaning and sanitation duties4. Daily feeding of the pets not on trials5. Perform grooming6. Obtain animal body weights and body condition scoring as required7. Accurate and reliable data entry8. Provide socialization programs for pets9. Report to the veterinary staff sick animals or unusual behavior observed10. Maintain a safe, clean and sanitary work environment and practice safety in the work placeADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES--- Actively participate in training and skill development as needed--- Additional duties as assignedBASIC REQUIREMENTS--- High School Diploma (or GED) or Bachelor s Degree in Animal Science or related field--- Experience with animal husbandry and regular care of animals--- Demonstrated ability to work well independently and in a team--- Demonstrated interpersonal, communication, organization, and math skills, computer literacyREQUISITION ID:191907It 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 Nestl--. 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. Nestl-- seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestl-- home.The Nestl-- 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 or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-.This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

Keywords: Nestl-- Purina Pet Care, Saint Joseph , Trainee Petcare Associate, Other , Saint Joseph, Missouri

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