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Nature's Variety is a holistic pet food company with locations in Lincoln, Nebraska and Saint Louis, Missouri.  Our wholesome foods are sold in independent retail stores, PetSmart and Petco in the United States and Canada. Below is a list of available positions at Nature's Variety:

Director of National Accounts
St. Louis, MO & San Diego, CA The Director of National Accounts is responsible for the strategic direction of the Nature’s Variety business and relationship at Petco, a national retailer in the pet specialty channel. This role will build a joint business plan with this key partner, work closely with internal and customer based cross‐functional teams to execute a strategy that ensures we meet our mutual growth goals. Learn more.


R&D Director
St. Louis, MO This position will support new product and existing product renovations by formulating products from bench top to commercialization mainly for dry and treats products. Learn more.


Senior Demand Planning Analyst
St. Louis, MO This role will have ongoing responsibility for the quality of demand forecasts in terms of accuracy, timeliness, coordination and communication. Proactively partner with Sales, Marketing, and Supply Chain to continuously improve forecast accuracy. Responsible for communicating forecasts and sales results to all levels of the organization. Learn more.


Coupon Specialist
St. Louis, MO The Coupon Specialist position is responsible for the coupon redemption process which includes but is not limited to: accurate counting of redeemed coupons, maintain redemption counts in coupon database, verification of coupon credits in a timely manner, research and document discrepancies, work with internal Marketing and Sales Team to ensure redemption values and expiration date policies are followed. Other duties may be assigned as time allows. Learn more.


Co-Pack Quality Manager
LINCOLN, NE Primary liaison between NV and co-pack quality functions at the manufacturing level. Will work in a variety of process environments (extrusion, canning, baking and roasting) providing leadership in designing, implementing and compliance with NV food safety, quality, and process improvement programs. Work with plant QA and NV co-pack operations to provide technical support to investigate non-conformances and consumer complaints, conducting root cause analysis and leading corrective action efforts. Conduct and review third party audits to assure compliance with NV standards and as an approval/disapproval tool for new vendors. Support business strategies and commercialization process from a quality and food safety perspective. Learn more.


HVAC Maintenance Tech
LINCOLN, NE This position is responsible for performing a variety of HVAC and maintenance duties to support the greater team. The majority of the time will be on general maintenance tasks and machine repair to ensure the smooth operation of the production process but will also do special projects and preventative maintenance when not doing work necessary to keep production running. Learn more.


Production Foreman - Openings for 1st & 2nd Shift
LINCOLN, NE This position reports directly to the Production Supervisor of the respective shift and is responsible for assisting with the management of day to day activities of plant operations. The Team Leader is also responsible for making sure standard yields and standard lbs. per hour are met on a daily basis. In addition, the Team Leader will assist the Supervisor to ensure employees are properly trained to perform their duties in an efficient and safe manner. Learn more.


Janitorial/Sanitation Employee 3rd Shift
LINCOLN, NE This position is responsible for performing a variety of janitorial and sanitation duties to support the greater team. The majority of the time will be on general maintenance of facilities, but this individual will also be required to understand and carry out plant sanitation tasks. Learn more.


Operations Operator/Mechanic
LINCOLN, NE This position will be responsible for the daily operation, maintenance, trouble shooting and performing the recommended P.M. program of the automated weighing systems in production. This person will help ensure that the equipment is performing at or above set operational speeds and fill rates. Learn more.


Warehouse Associate – Haymarket
LINCOLN, NE This position is responsible for performing a variety of skilled duties to support the greater team. The majority of the time will be working in the warehouse picking/loading/stacking products, but will assist with loading/unloading trucks and other assigned duties. Learn more.


Warehouse Associate
LINCOLN, NE This position is responsible for performing a variety of skilled duties to support the greater team. The majority of the time will be clerical but will assist with picking orders, loading and unloading trucks, and other duties as assigned. Learn more.


General Production Worker
LINCOLN, NE This position is responsible for performing various tasks to support the processing and packaging of food. A majority of the time will be spent in a processing environment completing duties assigned by the team leader or department supervisor. Learn more.


Operations Analyst
LINCOLN, NE The Operations Analyst will have the primary responsibility of providing key insights of the performance of our manufacturing operations in Lincoln, Nebraska. This individual will gather data from our ERP system (QAD) and other sources to develop and publish reports outlining performance across all areas of our operations. The Operations Analyst will be a key member of the manufacturing leadership team and will report directly to the Chief Operating Officer (COO). Learn more.


Retail Training Specialist
Seattle, WA The Retail Training Specialist will be responsible for delivering product and brand training in key independent retail environments focused on a primary audience of retail managers and sales associates. Many of these trainings will take place in a one on one format, while others may be in larger group settings. The objective of this role is to drive confidence in selling our brand and products as well as enhanced store level advocacy for Nature’s Variety. Learn more.


Maintenance Tech - 2nd Shift
Lincoln, NE This position presents an opportunity to be full-time member of a maintenance team with significant professional growth potential. Technician will be responsible for performing a variety of maintenance duties to support the greater team. The majority of the time will be on general maintenance tasks and machine repair to ensure the smooth operation of the production process, but will also do special projects and preventative maintenance when not doing work necessary to keep production running. Learn more.


Brand Ambassador (In-Store Demonstrator)
NATIONWIDE
Brand Ambassadors are key part-time members of our team, and are responsible for generating excitement and sales of Nature’s Variety to pet parents across the US and Canada. Learn more.


To apply for the above positions (or any other position) at Nature's Variety please send your resume to NVJobs@naturesvariety.com.


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