Nestlé Career – Ingredient Handler Jobs in USA

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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.

Position Summary

The Ingredient Handler assists with setting up production line, preparing ingredients, supplying production the lines, and, ensuring overall flow of the production line. Ingredient Handler is responsible for all QA requirements.


  • Assist in setting up assigned production line or work area.
  • Clean, sanitize and dry all equipment and machinery as needed.
  • Assist the line in relief activities as well as starting up and setting up the production line from any planned or unplanned stoppages
  • Prepare ingredients per procedure or recipe, auditing and ensuring compliance of weights of raw materials consumed.
  • Supply line with ingredients in a timely and acceptable manner.
  • Perform prepweigher jobs as assigned.
  • Operate different machinery in prep areas such as dicers, tumblers, extruders, mixers etc.
  • Enter and verify the correct information on all paperwork that is required.
  • Responsible for SAP and Return Procedure (Tags).
  • Maintain quality standards by complying with all code 32s and proper food handling techniques.
  • Maintains and adheres to all TPM activities (CL/CIL/5S/Tagging/SOC/etc.) to ensure that all prep areas and the production line is maintained and operates at peak efficiency
  • Ensure proper weight control on all ingredients prepped to recipe and ensure to minimize waste by completely emptying all ingredients from their containers.
  • Ensure all V-Mags are completely empty and ingredients are used in the process before taking them to pot station to be washed.
  • Other duties assigned.


  • Manufacturing experience preferred.
  • Must have legible handwriting with attention to detail.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Must have mechanical ability to make minor adjustments.
  • Detect and understand warning lights, buzzers, alarms or instruments indicating hazardous conditions or circumstances which may cause equipment or product loss and physical harm.
  • Must observe Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs).
  • Must follow safety rules and procedures indicated in the Ingredient Handler SOP.
  • Must be able to work at least 40 hours per week on an assigned shift with some daily overtime and weekend overtime.
  • High school diploma or GED required

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.