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Unleashing Potential: Meet Two PetSmart Associates who found their career path in Distribution Centers!


Ever wondered what it takes to climb the career ladder in a bustling distribution center? At PetSmart, the opportunities are as abundant as the pet products that line their shelves.


Let's zoom in on two associates who have unleashed their potential within the PetSmart distribution network and discover why this company might just be the perfect place for you to grow a career in distribution.


Chris, VP of Distribution

We proudly promote our culture of belonging and inclusion, where all individuals are encouraged to share their diverse backgrounds and talents. We know by working together as our authentic selves, we can accomplish great things and we're dedicated to remaining united together for all associates and are proud to have leaders like Christopher Maura working with us.

As VP of Distribution, Chris says, "One of the reasons I joined PetSmart is because someone I knew and trusted talked about how great the culture was. All these years later, that's what keeps me around. We work hard, we get things done, but our culture is like no other."




Spencer, DC Trainer

Setting the tone for when associates first come in, Spencer started out at store #281 in Fayetteville, GA, stocking shelves, moving his way up to managing the store, and has since held various positions at DC38.


Spencer says, "PetSmart's culture and training and very people-oriented. We realize the importance of valuing people in the retail industry, not just in our stores but in our distribution centers and offices alike. We value those one-on-one relationships."


Why PetSmart is a Great Place to Grow a Career in Distribution:

  • Career Advancement: PetSmart actively promotes from within, providing a clear path for career progression.

  • Learning and Development: With training programs and educational assistance, associates are encouraged to expand their knowledge and skills.

  • Recognition and Rewards: Exceptional work doesn't go unnoticed, with various programs in place to acknowledge associate achievements.

  • Work-Life Balance: Understanding the importance of a balanced life, PetSmart supports its associates with flexible scheduling and comprehensive benefits.

  • Innovative Culture: A forward-thinking environment means associates like Chris and Spencer can contribute to meaningful changes within the company.


Chris and Spencer's stories are just two examples of how a job at PetSmart's distribution centers can evolve into a rewarding career. With a supportive atmosphere that fosters professional growth, PetSmart stands out as a company where your ambitions can become a reality.


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