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Shag Driver | $27.04/hr

Nestle Operational Services Worldwide SA
Crete, Nebraska, United States (on-site)
5 days ago


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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Our factory in Crete, NE is one of the largest wet pet food manufacturing facilities in the U.S. as a mass producer of over one thousand tons of pet food per day, including brands like Alpo®, Nestlé Purina ONE®, Pro Plan®, Friskies® and Nestlé Purina Veterinary Diets® brands. With the city of Lincoln just 25 miles from the factory, many of our associates find convenience in larger-city living in Lincoln and embrace the short commute to the quainter city of Crete.

We’re a “safety first” culture driven by a zero defect and zero waste mentality set out to enrich the lives of pets everywhere. As a leading pet food manufacturer, we carry on the legacy of our Founder who led us to reshape the larger pet care category. We dare to Stand Taller and make every day better.

As a Shag Driver, you will properly move and spot trailers while operating a motorized vehicle in a safe and correct method as prescribed by company policy. You will assist with loading and unloading of trucks when necessary and during idle time. In this position, you will enjoy competitive weekly pay starting at $27.04/hr, shift differential eligibility, overtime pay, full health benefits, 401k match, paid time off, excellent maternity/paternity leave and more!

Primary Responsibilities
  • Performs daily maintenance check of shag trucks and trailers and completes written report that is turned into Team Leader
  • Performs daily yard check as directed for loaded and empty trailers
  • Loads and unloads shuttle trailers as well as load and unload regular loads if time permits
  • Moves/spots all trailers as directed
  • Has proficient knowledge of all finished products to facilitate the proper rotation of stock using the FIFO (First In First Out) method
  • Keeps equipment clean and orderly and assists with general housekeeping to maintain food safety standards
  • Complies with all Nestlé and plant-specific policies
  • Perform all other duties as assigned

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Must have a valid Class A CDL License
  • 1+ year experience driving a commercial trailer/truck


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.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 68494814
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Crete, Nebraska, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Nestle Operational Services Worldwide SA
  • Position Title: Shag Driver | $27.04/hr
  • Job Function: Other

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