Product Safety Specialist

Product Safety Specialist

Nestlé Purina Pet Care | Fairburn, GA, US
Salary Range:$50,000 – $83,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 19 days ago

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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

As a Product Safety Specialist, you will be responsible for testing samples of our finished products and communicating those test results to the appropriate departments. You will regularly interact with Production, Maintenance, and Product Safety. Quality and safety are the promises we make on every bag, container, tub, and can – and we continue to deliver on that promise.

Identify and treat three primary types of pest contamination; insect, bird and rodent.
Sample and test incoming ingredients that include, but are not limited to physical testing, salmonella and EB testing, environmental sampling, and testing rail cars, trucks, bins, sacks, and totes.
Audit sanitation through the factory
Maintain work area and equipment in a safe and sanitary fashion,
Comply with all safety regulations involving conduct of the job to include respiratory protection, protective clothing, and medical testing.
Comply with all regulatory statutes to include MSDS, applicator certification, documentation logs, and labels.
Assist Product Safety Team Leader in heat treatment, warehouse fogging and rail car/truck fumigation and aeration.
Reorder and inventory stock of sanitation and pest control materials.
Perform pheromone monitoring, installation, investigation and appropriate actions to include maintaining accurate records.
Obtain, maintain and update pesticide applicator certification.
Perform inspection of incoming equipment and new plant installations to make recommendations concerning sanitary design.
Conduct investigation for source of any contaminant in the plant, ingredients, product and/or process.
Conduct Monthly GMP inspection.
Assist Product Safety Team Leader with general administration duties.


High School Diploma or GED
1+ years of experience in quality, food manufacturing, lab or related environment
1 year of Integrate Pest Management experience.
1 year of Manufacturing experience.


2+ years' experience with Good Manufacturing Practices and Master Sanitation Plans.

**Must be willing and capable of obtaining the following two certifications within the first 60 days of hire: (38) Agricultural Commodity Fumigation and (35) Industrial, Institutional, Structural and Health Related Pest Control.



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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