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Fort Dodge, Iowa

Skyline view of Fort Dodge

Just an hour and a half north of Des Moines, Fort Dodge is located near Webster County and considered a bio-hub, which attracts nationally and internationally renowned businesses and cutting-edge fields. Some of the largest trucking companies in America are based in Fort Dodge, so we can offer the best transportation possible to our retail customers.

In our Fort Dodge facility, we manufacture over 130,000 cases daily of wet pet food products, which include our Friskies® and Mighty Dog® brands.

Factory Facts
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1975

factory opening

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225+

employees

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319k

sq. ft. factory space

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zero

waste for disposal

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35,000

quality checks across all of our factories in a typical 24-hour production cycle

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99%

of our pet food products sold in the U.S. are made in our U.S. factories, including Fort Dodge, IA

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24%

of electricity used in our manufacturing facilities comes from renewable energy

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32%

of factory population has tenure of 10+ years

Cody working on a machine in the factory
Meet Cody M.

 

Project Opportunity is a career acceleration initiative to help people of all ages gain work experience and strengthen their professional development skills. At the core of Project Opportunity is its commitment to train a new group of highly skilled workers by providing readiness for work activities, internships, trainee and apprenticeship opportunities, thus enhancing the ‘employability’ of people in the workforce, people like Cody M., - a Mechanic in our Fort Dodge facility.

Brands Produced
Friskies Logo
Mighty Dog Logo
Available Jobs in Fort Dodge, Iowa
Company Job Title Job Function Job ID Location(s)
Nestlé Purina Pet Care Industrial Sanitation Manufacturing & Operations 21005554 Fort Dodge, IA
Nestlé Purina Pet Care Maintenance Mechanic Manufacturing & Operations 21005553 Fort Dodge, IA
Nestlé Purina Pet Care Production Operator Manufacturing & Operations 21006975 Fort Dodge, IA
Nestlé Purina Pet Care Safety Manager Manufacturing & Operations 21007743 Fort Dodge, IA
Nestlé Purina Pet Care Production Supervisor Manufacturing & Operations 21006715 Fort Dodge, IA