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Hormel Foods HFC - Associate Industrial Engineer in Osceola, Iowa

Associate Industrial Engineer

Hormel Foods Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

" At Hormel we invite difference and diversity in all aspects. We offer a space of support, understanding, and community. We are committed to the journey! Learn more about our progress here: https://www.hormelfoods.com/about/diversity-and-inclusion/ "

To save time applying, Hormel Foods does not offer sponsorship of job applicants for employment-based visas for this position at this time.

ABOUT HORMEL FOODS — Inspired People. Inspired Food.™

Hormel Foods Corporation, based in Austin, Minn., is a global branded food company with over $12 billion in annual revenue across more than 80 countries worldwide. Its brands include SKIPPY® , Planter’s ® , SPAM ®, Hormel® Natural Choice®, Applegate®, Justin’s®, Wholly®, Hormel® Black Label®, Columbus® and more than 30 other beloved brands. The company is a member of the S&P 500 Index and the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats, was named on the “Global 2000 World’s Best Employers” list by Forbes magazine for three straight years, is one of Fortune magazine’s most admired companies, has appeared on Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s “The 100 Best Corporate Citizens” list for the 12th year in a row, and has received numerous other awards and accolades for its corporate responsibility and community service efforts. The company lives by its purpose statement — Inspired People. Inspired Food.™ — to bring some of the world’s most trusted and iconic brands to tables across the globe. For more information, visit www.hormelfoods.com and http://csr.hormelfoods.com/ .

Job Purpose:

Offers sound technical and engineering advice for facilities performance

Responsibilities:

  • Drives Continuous Improvement in our plant operations

  • Develops an understanding of the equipment and manufacturing processes

  • Learns and uses Six Sigma tools such as DMAIC to solve problems

  • Uses LEAN principals to develop creative ideas to reduce waste and cost in the process

  • Participates in and eventually leads an interdisciplinary task force for equipment installations or to improve plant operations

  • Uses AutoCAD to develop, design, and recommend plant and equipment layouts

  • Researches equipment and selects vendors for new equipment purchase

  • Develops project justification (Return On Investment)

  • Develops facility capacity and utilization calculations

  • Utilizes work measurement to determine and recommend correct plant and line productivity requirements and employee staffing levels

  • Maximizes plant and line capacities

  • Uses ergonomic principles to develop and improve tools, equipment, and work stations

  • Utilizes simulation software to model plant operations to determine bottlenecks in the operation

  • Offers sound technical and engineering advice for facilities performance to include Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Technology, Engineering Technology, or a related field with a minimum 2.7 GPA preferred.

  • Must be a Citizen or National of the United States, a lawful, permanent resident, or have authorization to work in the United States

  • Applicants must not now, or in the future, require sponsorship for an employment visa

  • Must be open to relocation

Location:

  • Typical starting locations include Austin, Minnesota; Osceola, Iowa; or Rochelle, Illinois,

  • Location is based on business needs at the time an offer is made

Training:

  • Spend up to six weeks in a hands-on training environment before promotion to your own department

  • The training program consists of working with experienced Industrial Engineers to learn these basic skills:

  • Work measurement, time studies, and process flow

  • CAD usage and development of plant equipment layouts

  • Usage of our Labor Productivity and Labor Cost software

  • Usage of our Data Collection software

  • Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)

  • Ergonomics in a food manufacturing facility

  • Continuous Improvement Process (CIP)

  • Plant safety rules and requirements

  • Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HAACP)

  • Total Quality Control (TQC)

  • Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)

  • Industrial Engineers attend a virtual Inspired Hires orientation. This will include presentations by different divisions to increase product knowledge, company knowledge, and leadership skills.

Advancement:

  • Additional opportunities may exist in different departments, facilities, or subsidiaries

  • Hormel Foods’ “promote-from-within” philosophy rewards outstanding performance

Benefits:

Hormel Foods offers an excellent benefits package. Competitive base salary plus bonus, annual merit increase performance reviews, medical, dental, vision, non-contributory pension, profit sharing, 401(k), stock purchase plan, and more.

The base pay range for this position $72,000 to $77,000 per year; however, actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to job-related knowledge, skills set, level of experience, and specific office location.

Application Instructions:

Please visit http://www.hormelfoods.com/careers to apply online.

Requisition ID : 22623

Hormel Foods Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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