Facility Quality Specialist (Ingredients)

Aimmune Therapeutics

Aimmune Therapeutics

Quality Assurance
Williamsburg, OH, USA
Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024

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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Introducing Nestlé Purina’s new Williamsburg Township, Ohio, factory – just 30 miles east of Cincinnati. This world-class factory will be built from the ground up to produce a wide variety of some of the most trusted and beloved pet care brands in the U.S. Our passionate team in Williamsburg Township will work in an environment that values safety, the latest technology in manufacturing and a culture of learning. Help us write the next chapter of Purina’s history.

As the Ingredient Specialist, you are responsible for assuring the quality and food safety of all raw materials/ingredients at factory. You have shared responsibility in sampling, testing, documentation, and release of incoming raw materials. You will manage the factory’s Ingredient Program to ensure compliance to company and regulatory requirements.

This position will require travel up to 50% for training purposes to other Nestle Purina operating facilities until the Williamsburg Township facility reaches operation and/or you are fully qualified in your role. The travel will significantly reduce once the Williamsburg Township facility is operational.

  • Conduct ingredient load sampling, testing, data entry and ingredient release as required.
  • Assist ingredient testers and unloaders with ingredient issues and appropriate escalation.
  • Lead and support associates with ingredients delivered under fumigation. Coordinate customer returns trailer fumigation.
  • Train, coach and audit the factory’s Ingredient Program, operational pre-requisite programs, quality checks.
  • Maintain and manage programs including but not limited to ingredient shelf-life, vendor non-compliance Reports
  • Address issues as related to testing instruments, verifications and calibrations, software, and procedures.
  • Assist with compliance and auditing.
  • Participate in continuous improvement activities and uphold Safety and Quality as core values.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • 2+ years of laboratory, quality assurance and/or food manufacturing experience required


  • Associates or bachelor’s degree in science related field (Food Science, Microbiology, Biology, Chemistry, related technical field) preferred
  • PCQI certification preferred

Don’t meet all the qualifications listed under “other”? These are preferred, but not required. When you apply for a role with Nestlé Purina, we ensure that individual confidentiality is held to the highest regard. We are intentional about creating an inclusive workplace for everyone. We consider our associates our most valuable assets. Please apply for full consideration.

This position will require travel up to 50% for the first 18 months and will gradually reduce as the Williamsburg Township facility approaches operational startup. The travel will include training at other Nestle Purina operating facilities and will assist with the startup of our Eden, NC plant.

The approximate pay range for this position is $60,000 to $86,000. 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 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 at About Us | Nestlé Careers (nestlejobs.com).



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