You don’t have to be a former resident to find a great job in Fort Dodge. This small community has attracted many leading employers to the area, like Nestlé Purina, Cargill, and CJ Bio America. Many vacancies are just waiting to be filled by the right candidate.
Nestlé Purina, a company that makes high-quality pet care products like dog food and cat food, is one of the most well-respected companies in the area. “More than half of our associates have been with the company for 10+ years,” said Jennifer Leiting, Training Manager at Nestlé Purina. Their employees love the great work environment, as well as the generous benefits and compensation packages.
“With a number of our skilled mechanics progressing in their careers, we’re looking for individuals who also want to build a career on our maintenance team,” Leiting, said
Nestlé Purina is hiring industrial mechanics, production and sanitation operators to join their team. Those interested in these positions can join Purina’s talent network at purinajobs.com/fortdodge for more information. Nestlé Purina isn’t the only local company looking for great candidates.
About Us: Nestlé Purina PetCare Company, headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, is the leading pet food company in the U.S. and for over 40 years has run a major operation out of Fort Dodge, Iowa. The 220-person facility produces Purina brands such as Friskies, Pro Plan, and Mighty Dog, and offers career growth opportunities not only in Fort Dodge but also across the U.S. and in 150 countries around the globe.
“When I started with the organization, I liked the stability and upward mobility, but now what I appreciate most is the people. There are more than 8,000 associates across Purina’s network in the U.S., but people across the organization still know my family,” said Mark Layton, Fort Dodge Factory Manager, who has been with the company for nine years and recently moved to Fort Dodge.
Nestlé Purina prides itself on its passionate and hardworking people, its significant investment in safety and quality, its pursuit of the latest technology and innovation in pet care, and its commitment to giving back to the community. The company provides its employees with an opportunity to be on the cutting edge of the pet care industry, as well as competitive wages, tuition reimbursements, pet adoption assistance, health benefits for employees and their families, and more.
Nestlé Purina is looking for highly motivated people with a mechanical aptitude and a high school diploma or the equivalent, and experience in the manufacturing industry is ideal. The company also looks for people who have strong individual troubleshooting capabilities and appreciate continuous on-the-job learning.
To find out more, visit Nestlé Purina’s careers website.
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