First Officer / SIC

Hiring POC

Mark Lazzaro
+1 800-321-6467

Website Nestlé Purina North America

About the job
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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Position Summary

As the First Pilot/Second-in-Command (SIC), you will assist the Captain in all aspects of a flight and ensure the safety and comfort of the passengers. You will be located at the Flight Operations Center at the Spirit of St. Louis Airport in Chesterfield, MO where you will work as part of a team consisting of other Pilots, Maintenance Personnel, Aircraft Schedulers, Office Managers, etc. Our vibrant culture challenges us to always think “What’s next?” or “What’s better?” So, if your full potential could be unleashed, what would you add to the mix?

Job Responsibilities

Plan trips by verifying departure times, itinerary, and determines, in conjunction with the PIC, any special requirements for the flight
Prepare for preflight by receiving a preflight briefing from the PIC regarding pertinent aspects of the upcoming flight
Performs the aircraft preflight inspections, paying particular attention to the desired fuel loading
Ensures the cabin is properly configured and stocked for flight
Computes and posts the Takeoff Data Card and prepares flight information publications
Assists the PIC with all normal functions including periodic updating of the en route destination and alternate weather conditions
Conducts a postflight inspection and assists the PIC with fueling, post flight and securing of the aircraft.
The First Pilot/SIC must be prepared to take over the duties of the PIC in the event the PIC is incapacitated
The First Pilot/SIC will be familiar with and follow all FARs, company policies and flight operations policies and procedures pertinent to his assigned duties
Participates in additional flight operations duties and projects as assigned by Director or Chief Pilot


Basic Qualifications:

Commercial Instrument Multi-Engine Rating required
Minimum of Second Class Medical Certificate required
Minimum of 1500+ hours total time (or military equivalent) as a pilot required
Detailed understanding of Part 91 or Part 135 operations required
Ability to travel internationally with a valid passport required


Preferred Qualifications:

An ATP rating preferred
Bachelor’s Degree preferred
Minimum of 250+ hours Jet time experience preferred.
Corporate or Charter aviation experience preferred




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.

Hiring POC: Mark Lazzaro
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Nestlé Purina North America

Hiring POC

Mark Lazzaro
+1 800-321-6467

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