3 Women in Engineering and Manufacturing Discuss Courage, Mentorship, and Peer Support

How Women in Manufacturing at Nestlé USA and Nestlé Purina are focused on developing great careers

Allison @ Nestlé
Jun 21 · 7 min read

First of all, can you tell me a little about what you do?


What’s your origin story — what brought you into the engineering field?

Kathryn is a Factory Engineering Manager for Nestlé USA

Do you have advice for somebody starting a new career with Nestlé?

Amy, VP of Manufacturing at Nestlé Purina, with her family.

What is the importance of developing women in engineering and manufacturing roles?

Rafa manages a team of 700 at our factory in Laurel, Maryland.

I’ve talked about my experience with Nestlé’s parent support policy in the past, and how it’s helped me in my career. Has this kind of policy had an impact for you?

“I had great support from my team when I took parental leave” — Kathryn.


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Allison @ Nestlé

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Corporate and Brand Affairs Manager at Nestlé USA

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