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22 Jul
Shag Driver

Shag Driver

Job Description

Competitive Starting wage of: $22.98

This is a 3rd shift position

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. Over 120 years in existence, we've grown our passionate Nestlé Purina Family as we've grown the breadth of our business. Your needs are our responsibility—job security, benefits, safety, and career growth. But, we leave it up to you to shape our future and your career aspirations.

POSITION SUMMARY: Properly moves and spots trailers while operating a motorized vehicle in a safe and correct method as prescribed by company policy. Assists with loading and unloading of trucks when necessary and during idle time.


  1. Perform case pick, load and unload shuttle trailers, as well as load and unload regular loads if time permits.

  2. Moves/spots all trailers as directed. When there is not a working dock lock where spotted then the rear wheels must be chocked.

  3. Supports wet plant and can plant by moving or spotting trailers as they are needed.

  4. Performs all job duties in a safe manner, abiding by all safety rules and policies.

5.Perform all other duties as assigned.


Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent

Must have a valid CDL Class A License.

Experience (Years/Type): 1+ Years experience driving a commercial trailer.


  1. Must be willing and able to work in a team environment.

  2. Must maintain valid Commercial Drivers License (CDL A)

  3. Must obtain a Nestle Purina PetCare forklift license.

  4. Need to have good computer, reading and math skills.

  5. Must have ability to make good decisions. It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

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 Purina. 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. We hope you'll consider sharing in our mission--you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé Purina home.

The Nestlé Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and look for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.

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 to notify of us of any needs related to completing the job application.

Job: Shag Driver

Primary Location: Crete, NE US

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Career Area: Hourly

Nestle Purina PetCare Company