Job fair for new Abilene dog treat plant; 100-plus positions available


ABILENE, Texas - Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas is holding a two-day job fair next week for the dog treat manufacturing plant coming to Abilene.

Prairie Dog Pet Products plans to hire 125-130 during this job fair and more than 500 overall over the course of the next two years, according to the city of Abilene.

The job fair will be from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Jan. 10 and 11 at the Abilene Workforce Solutions Center (500 Chestnut, 6 th Floor).

Workforce Solutions recommends you pre-register at their office to schedule an interview time.

Job openings include: plant manager, lead supervisor, supervisors, and staff for the production kitchen, warehouse, sanitation and packaging.

The Abilene City Council has approved nearly $10 million in incentives to the company. The plant will be located in the Five Points Business Park in south Abilene.

Prairie Dog Pet Products is headquartered in Grand Prairie. This will be the company's fourth manufacturing facility.

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