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PetCare Manager

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?

**Position Summary**

As a PetCare Manager within the Purina Technology Center (PTC), you’re responsible for resource planning and strategic focus to ensure the palatability, behavior and nutritional trials meet the requirements of the requesting scientists. To do so, you’ll develop and lead a team of high-performing staff responsible for the day-to-day operations of the PetCare Facility

+ Knowledge of, and compliance with, the Animal Welfare Act and all procedures and protocols in the Nestlé Purina R&D Pet Care Manual

+ Leadership of facility staff including coordination of work

+ Provide coaching and counseling to monitor employee performance and guide employee training and development

+ Responsible for the care and welfare of the pets

+ Plan, develop and manage an appropriate pet population to support all types of pet research

+ Foster an environment where both optimal physical and mental well-being of the pets is achieved within the two facilities

+ Communicate with other Nestlé Purina Pet Care Centers world-wide

+ Responsible for adherence to Nestec requirements for Capital and Operating Budgets established for the Pet Care groups

+ Ensure compliance with Nestle Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) in the work area

+ Ensure safety and compliance with company policies and procedures by group members

+ Represent Nestle Purina expertise to key industry, customer and Influential visitors at the Pet Care Centers

+ Ensure implementation of appropriate information technology commensurate with a state-of-the-art research facility


+ B.S. Degree required, Animal Science, Animal Nutrition, Animal Behavior, or related Sciences preferred

+ 5+ years of experience

+ Knowledge of all government and R&D requirements for using animals in research

+ Knowledge of all government and R&D requirements for Good Laboratory Practices and the use of chemicals in the workplace

**Requisition ID**


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.

PetCare Manager

Full time
Victoria, TX

Published on 11/26/2021

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