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Central Garden & Pet Overview

Walnut Creek, CA (US)
1001 to 5000 employees
1980
Company - Public (CENTA)
Manufacturing
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Spectrum Brands, Scotts Miracle-Gro, Newell Brands
Central Garden & Pet is happy to help with both pets and pests. The company is among the largest US manufacturers and distributors of lawn, garden, and pet supplies, providing its products to pet supplies retailers, home improvement centers, nurseries, and ... Read more

Central Garden & Pet Reviews

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Central Garden & Pet President and CEO George Roeth
George Roeth
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  • "Regional Sales Manager"

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    Current Employee - Regional Sales Manager in Springfield, IL (US)
    Current Employee - Regional Sales Manager in Springfield, IL (US)
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    I have been working at Central Garden & Pet full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Competitive pay, great support from corporate, good benefits, and co-workers all willing to help. A true team atmosphere.

    Cons

    Lots of travel, however that was laid out initially and that is what i signed up for.

    Advice to Management

    Have new associates in the field with veterans first.

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Central Garden & Pet Photos

Central Garden & Pet photo of: George R with his dog Chloe
Central Garden & Pet photo of: Rodolfo with Wheels (from Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation)
Central Garden & Pet photo of: Niko with Finley (from Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation)
Central Garden & Pet photo of: Mike with Motown (from Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation)
Central Garden & Pet photo of: Marilyn with her dog Lizzie
Central Garden & Pet photo of: Kay with Daisy (from Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation)
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Central Garden & Pet Interviews

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    Customer Service Order Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Boise, ID (US)
    Accepted Offer
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    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 6 weeks. I interviewed at Central Garden & Pet (Boise, ID (US)) in June-2016.

    Interview

    Very easy going and friendly interview. They were up front, honest and described the job accurately. I would recommend to my friends to apply at Central Garden & Pet Supply it is simply an awesome place to work.

    Interview Questions

    • What was my weakest strength?   1 Answer
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Company Updates

  • Three brands from the Central Garden & Pet family (Farnam®, Vita Flex® and Horse Health™ Products) received six awards at the EMA's in AZ: http://wcsps02/PublishingImages/Central%20Garden%20and%20Pet%20Equine%20Marketing%20Awards%202017.pdf

  • Central has purchased K & H Manufacturing, a leading provider of unique, high quality, functional pet and hobby farming products to a diverse range of e-commerce, pet specialty, mass, club, farm & ranch, and outdoor retail channel customers.

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Central Garden & Pet Awards & Accolades

  • 1st Place "Best in Show" - Small Animal Category, Global Pet Expo, 2016
  • 3rd Place "Best in Show" - Aquatics Category, Global Pet Expo, 2016
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