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Safety, Health, & Environmental Specialist - St. Louis, MO



Nestlé Purina Pet Care







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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

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. The attention to safety and quality, matched by a culture of continuous improvement, innovation and renovation, helps us to attain our fullest potential. Such leadership starts and ends with our focus on safe and compliant environments. We’re a safety-always environment and as Safety Health & Environmental Specialist, you’ll ensure our ‘safety-always’ mentality is engrained in every person at work, at play, at home and on the road. This team supports our Head Office (which includes Purina Farms, Flight Operations, and various Sales offices with auditing, training and knowledge sharing, and implementing new, successful programs and resources. Based at Purina World Headquarters in St. Louis, MO, we will challenge you to cultivate relationships with Head Office departments, remote sites, and vendors that are spread across the country.


This role may require occasional travel. As a culture that continuously challenges us to Stand Tall and think, “What’s Next?” we’ll empower you to challenge the status quo in safety. Join a company that believes in bettering our work every day to enrich the lives of pets and the people who love them. The Safety, Health, & Environmental Specialist will support Safety and Environmental programs for Nestle Purina. This person will be responsible for inspecting and evaluating workplace environments, equipment, tools, and practices, in order to ensure compliance with safety standards and government regulations.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Inspect and evaluate workplace environments, equipment, and practices, in order to ensure compliance with safety standards and government regulations.
  • Develop, maintain and implement SHE procedures, training programs and content.
  • Leads SHE projects to promote continual improvement
  • Provide safety training to campus departments and external contractors
  • Provide safety support for various internal groups
  • Perform and review Risk Assessments
  • Interacts with internal, third party and regulatory auditors/inspectors.
  • Provide environmental compliance assistance where necessary



  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent Required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Safety & Health, Life Science, or Engineering discipline


Preferred Qualifications:

  • One year of relevant work experience required, military, healthcare, manufacturing, corporate work histories applicable
  • Demonstrated interest in Environmental Health and safety, materials handling, life science, compliance, process improvement.

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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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St. Louis, MO, US, 63102



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