Saturday, March 1, 2014

Nestlé Purina – Working Tall with Diversity


Nestlé Purina is the pet care division of Nestlé S.A., world's largest food and beverage company, and it came into being as a result of the acquisition of Ralston Purina Company by Nestlé in 2001. With Nestlé's rich history in pet care and Purina's strong heritage combined, Nestlé Purina has maintained its standing as a leading, globally competitive business that carries brands trusted by pet owners.

The core values that govern Nestlé Purina as an organization are known as the “Five Talls.”
  • Integrity – The people at Nestlé Purina stand tall with integrity.
  • Passion – They smile tall with passion.
  • Expertise – They think tall with expertise.
  • Performance – They live tall with performance.
  • Innovation – They create tall with innovation.
These are the values that each and everyone in the organization embrace and live by, and unite them as a team.

Nestlé Purina strongly believes in striking a healthy balance between work and home life, as it believes that the best associates are healthy and happy, and lead full lives. One unique and exciting feature of the Company's 'Perks at Work' is being able to bring one's pet to work daily.

This belief that people and pets are better together is the driving force that allows Nestlé Purina to build the strongest teams who can produce the highest quality products, and to this end, diversity is openly embraced.

Nestlé Purina is deeply committed to cultivating a culturally diverse and inclusive workplace, for a diverse workforce that reflects their consumer base is an essentail. It values individual differences that, ultimately, bring them closer together to empower, inspire and impact the lives of others.

For this commitment to diversity and inclusion, and focus on its employees, Nestlé Purina has been consistently recognized. Among its awards is being named as as one of the:
  • Top 100 Employers of the Class of 2011, 2012 and 2013 by Diversity Employers Magazine.
  • St. Louis Business Journal Best Places to Work 2013, for the 6th consecutive year.
  • The Best Place to Work in The Greater St. Louis Area by the St. Louis Post Dispatch for 2013, and also in 2012.
Nestlé Purina is also proud to have been named a Role Model company by the Starkloff Disability Institute.

Diverse career opportunities abound far and wide at Nestlé Purina: internship opportunities, entry-level and management trainee positions, professional careers as well as hourly job opportunities. To top it all, the Company offers continuous training and development programs for career advancement and professional growth.

Come to DiversityWorking.com, the largest job board online to search for Nestlé Purina jobs, and launch and grow your career with a great diversity company.

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