Zanesville, Ohio

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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Quality and safety are the promises we make on every bag, container, tub, and can – and we continue to deliver on that promise. As the Safety Manager, you will work with the Management team to establish the Plant’s Safety Performance goals. You will provide all associates with the training, resources and support needed to work safely and follow all safety policies and procedures. You will champion all safety policies and procedures and lead plant-wide safety meetings, teams and functional training.




  • Develops Safety and Health programs, systems and processes, including training and coaching to establish clear expectations and procedures.


  • Maintain the Safety Management System in accordance with the certification requirements of OHSAS 18001. Drive compliance with local, state, and federal safety requirements.


  • Leads the effective implementation and utilization of risk assessment and risk prediction processes to ensure effective at identification, communication, and mitigation of workplace hazards.  Ensures investigation of all work-related incidents utilizing TPM tools to drive to root cause and identification of actions to prevent recurrence. 


  • Implement an effective Safety Training program that meets the requirements of OSHA and the NPPC Safety Management System (SMS). 


  • Utilize Nestle TPM principles, tools, systems and processes to enhance performance.  Develops and leads the Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE) pillar for the site during TPM implementation.




Bachelor’s Degree in Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Health or related field

3+ years’ experience in a safety or compliance role within a manufacturing, industrial, military or related environment



Requisition ID 216538



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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Zanesville, Ohio

Discover your Next Mission at Nestlé 

Like you, we have a strong sense of mission. You serve our country, and we serve our country's families, communities, and pets.  

Integrity, courage, expertise, speed, and innovation. These are the same principles you have perfected through your service and sacrifice in the form of leadership, adaptability, and resiliency. We will help you utilize those capabilities and develop further in a supportive career environment. It's a shared partnership where we take care of one another like family – the kind of brother-sisterhood that brings out the best in each other. 


Vetted By Vets

It's our mission to offer stability and growth opportunities to members of the military community. We work with partners in the industry, the government and educational institutions who further enhance our military-supportive culture. These groups help us create a strong environment for veterans to assimilate into civilian careers at Nestlé. 


Everyday Benefits That Serve You and Your Family

When you choose a career at any one of our Nestlé operating companies, you join a collaborative and inspiring culture - and we reward what you contribute and celebrate all you achieve here. We offer a competitive total rewards package inclusive of programs that support your physical, financial, and emotional wellbeing, in addition to retirement plans that help you plan for the future. 

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