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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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As the Factory Quality Technician, you will perform multiple chemical tests of finished product samples and escalate 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.

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


  • HS Diploma or GED equivalent

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

This position has a salary range of $41,000 to $57,000. Please note that the salary 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, knowledge, skills, and abilities as well as geographic location.

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 about us at Nestle in the US Benefits | Nestlé Careers (



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.

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