"Celebrating Veterans Day every year at Purina reminds me of the honorable service and sacrifice of the millions of Americans who have mustered up the courage to selflessly serve a nation in this all-volunteer force. One of the things that amazed me in my 20 years of service is captured in a quote from our company's Founder, William H. Danforth: Motivate young people to achieve their best."
"What I love about my job at Purina is what I loved about what I did in the Navy. No two days are the same! I love challenges and variety. I do have the privilege of taking care of our sick associates and answering medical questions that they have, but I get to spend time teaching them. Sometimes they have questions about something their doctor told them, or they have a problem they don't understand, or the doctor is testing for a certain diagnosis that they are concerned about. I can spend more time with them actually answering all of their questions, which you never have time for in a private practice."
"Purina originally intrigued me because of how much automation we do. Then shortly after I was hired, my father was diagnosed with cancer and despite not having any vacation time, the management group worked with me to give me as much time as I needed to spend time with him during his last months. I was very impressed with them putting the employee first and realized it is a rare quality in business today. The job itself has always been interesting because we are constantly changing so it stays challenging. In my previous jobs, I became bored after a couple of years because it was always the same old thing. I have been with Purina for 17 years and being bored has never been an issue."
"I began my career as a Systems Technical Specialist at our Atlanta Factory in November of 1999. After pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree, I entered the management track in 2006, leading to assignments in Zanesville, OH and Flagstaff, AZ as an Information Systems Manager. Currently I am serving in the Engineering Department as a Manager of Business Analysts leading software development efforts as a Product Owner. I knew almost instantly that I wanted to work for and with the people I encountered in Atlanta. My continued success and desire to stay with Purina is directly attributed to the relationships and rewards of serving in this company. Opportunities to improve myself have continued to be presented at nearly every turn, and I am extremely grateful for that."
"My father started working for the company as an Operator in 1987. I was able to see how stable of a job my dad had and the opportunities that were afforded to him through hard work. 1. The culture here at Purina is unique. The people are very friendly and there is a family-type culture. The company offers great benefits for you and your family members."
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