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Nestle Factory Quality Technician (2k Sign-on Bonus Eligible) in Davenport, Iowa

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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Position Summary

As the Factory Quality Technician, you will perform a variety of tasks. You will be performing multiple chemical tests of finished product samples and escalating tests when needed. You will be responsible for the raw material coverage during periods where an ingredient specialist is not available. You will also be responsible for ensuring all non-conforming finished product is placed on quality hold to prevent shipment to our customers.

  • Perform physical, and sensory tests on finished products collected from the dry pet packing room accurately and precisely

  • Responsible for the proper use and maintenance of lab equipment including the maintenance, cleaning, and calibration

  • Work as a team with other lab associates to achieve shift, department, and factory objectives

  • Assist in preparation for compliance audits Follow laboratory practices and lab safety manual guidelines


  • HS Diploma or GED equivalent

  • 1+ years working in a quality, food, military or related environment

*Must be open to back shifts (2nd/3rd)



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 or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.