Staff Engineer

Nestlé Purina Pet Care
Edmond, Oklahoma
Apr 16, 2024
Apr 17, 2024
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Staff Engineer

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?

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For more than 100 years, Purina has led the charge in revolutionizing pet food production and its ability to enrich the lives of pets everywhere. By 1956, through innovative engineering, we literally reshaped Pet Care, introducing Dog Chow as the first extruded dry food. We're still at it today, with Tidy Cats , the lightweight cat litter champion of the world and our new Ultra-Premium brands, Beyond and Just Right pet food.

As a Staff Engineer, you will lead the design, estimation, justification, and execution of capital projects. In this role, you will proactively communicate and collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive results. In addition, you will investigate and resolve plant operational concerns and identify opportunities for continuously improving safety, quality, processes, productivity, and efficiency. Spearhead operational optimization through planned equipment maintenance and facility improvements as well as timely troubleshooting of manufacturing systems.

Direct the installation of new equipment and automation enhancements and provide training for plant personnel.
Monitor outside contractors to ensure compliance with all company standards including safety, quality, and cost control.
Support maintenance team leaders and provide engineering assistance as needed.
Provide utilities management expertise to ensure energy efficiency, environmental prioritization and compliance.


Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
2+ years of experience in plant engineering, specifically project management within a manufacturing, production, or military environment.

The approximate pay range for this position is $73,000 to $98,000. Please note that the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Final compensation may vary based on factors including but not limited to background, knowledge, skills, and abilities as well as geographic location of the position. Nestlé offers performance-based incentives and a competitive total rewards package, which includes a 401k with Company match, healthcare coverage and a broad range of other benefits. Incentives and/or benefit packages may vary depending on the position. Learn more at About Us Nestlé Careers ()



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