ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – A new company is coming to Abilene soon, and they’re looking to fill over 100 positions by opening day.
Prairie Dog Pet Products is holding a two-day hiring event for these positions on January 10th and 11th from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.on the 6th floor of Workforce Solutions Center at 500 Chestnut Street in Downtown Abilene.
A press release says applicants can go to pre-register on the 11th floor Workforce Solutions to schedule an interview time.
Over 100 positions, including plant manager, lead supervisor, supervisors, and staff for the production kitchen, warehouse, sanitation and packaging, will be available. Job offers are subject to assessments and drug screen results, according to the press release.
In 2015, the Downtown Corporation of Abilene invested $9,000,000 in Prairie Dog Pet Products. $5,000,000 of the allotted funds have gone to secure the company a speculation three building at the Five Points Business park, and the other $4,000,000 will be used to upgrade the building to better equip the pet food company.
The company invested $30,000,000 to build a manufacturing center that will incorporate headquarter activities like corporate finance, customer support, and sales.