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Nestle Instant Product Handler in Waverly, Iowa

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

Function: Supply quality product to all package lines at a rate that maintains operation. To handle product from processing lines, either substandard or quality product, and warehouse this product. Job duties may change due to production requirements.


  1. Supply quality powder to package lines, using oldest manufacture date first. Supply empty totes to processing lines. Apply MES/SAP tags.

  2. Guarantee QMS compliance, which includes magnet checks, screen checks, hold procedures, and right product/right line. Manage tote bin resources, bulk bags, and WIP inventories on 2nd floor.

  3. Transfer powder from supersacks to totes as needed.

  4. Keep lift truck in a safe operating condition. Perform daily lift truck checks and change forklift battery when needed.

  5. Responsible for sanitation and cleaning on 2nd floor including SSOP checklists and K-tron room.

  6. Clean tote tilt on powder changes.

  7. Locate totes for resampling when needed.

  8. Perform MES/SAP functions to comply with all QMS requirements.

  9. Communicate with package line operators, processing operators, and lab operators.

  10. Safe and sanitary operation of the elevator.

  11. Perform other duties assigned by Supervisor.

  12. Change tote fill transitions, tote wrench transitions as needed.

  13. Operate high lift to clean ceiling areas. Operate scrubbers to clean floor.


High school diploma or equivalent preferred

Previous lift truck certification and experience highly desired.

Previous experience in a food manufacturing environment strongly preferred.

Must have basic proficiency of English language to comply with verbal and written directions, signs, policies and procedures.

Willing and able to stand on a frequent basis.

Willing and able to work overtime.

Willing and able to work various shifts.

Able to lift up to 50 pounds.

**This is a 3rd shift position (12 am-8 am)

Pay: $25.57/hr

$1000 sign on bonus after successful completion of 90 days

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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