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2505 SW Willmar Avenue

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Full Time

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ABOUT JENNIE-O TURKEY STORE INC. – Food that inspires you to live well. Jennie-O Turkey Store, Inc., based in Willmar, Minn., is one of the largest and most beloved turkey brands in the world. A wholly owned subsidiary of Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL), Jennie-O Turkey Store offers an array of more than 1,500 high quality fresh, frozen, refrigerated and deli turkey products that are distributed throughout the United States and 40 countries worldwide. ABOUT HORMEL FOODS – INSPIRED PEOPLE. INSPIRED FOOD.™ Hormel Foods Corporation, based in Austin, Minn., is a global branded food company with over $9 billion in annual revenues across 75 countries worldwide. Its brands include SKIPPY®, SPAM®, Hormel® Natural Choice®, Applegate®, Justin’s®, Columbus®, 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 and

Full Job Description:

Direct supervisors and team members assigned to production departments to meet the needed requirements for quality, productivity, standard costs, safety, Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP), and Total Quality Control (TQC). Drive change and innovation.


RESPONSIBILITIES: In conjunction with the Plant Manager, the incumbent develops short term and long range production planning schedules to meet the needs of plant production to fill sales orders. Assures all aspects of plant operations are functioning properly. The incumbent will work closely with plant Human Resources to assure employees follow company work rules and recommend necessary discipline fair and consistent. The incumbent will maintain good employee relations and solve employee issues with the guidance of plant HR. Schedules and coordinates with management to perform plant maintenance and production schedules. Supervises a work group to assure that production meets daily schedules. Must have knowledge of Good Manufacturing Processing procedures to prevent equipment and employees from causing product contamination. Develops and implements approved Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) plans and insures these plans are followed as written. Assures all required records are keep properly and up to date. Works with plant management to coordinate equipment layouts for efficient operations. Assures the department is a safe environment to work and enforces safety objectives. Ensuring our belief that Safety is First; we ensure that employee and food safety are the utmost importance. Achieves Labor efficiency, utilization and standard yield objectives. Participates in the Continuous Improvement Process. cost objectives. (e.g. Downtime reduction, Supply Utilization and Utilities). Effectively relates to, coordinates with other Superintendents in the operation. Incumbent is attentive to and achieves production and integrates with other departments and plants. Performs other activities as assigned by management, which may include, but not limited to any of the following: A: Coordinates and supervises general work to assure that priorities are met efficiently for the entire department or plant. B: Under supervision, provide short-term relief supervision for vacations and/or when assistance is required.

Experience Needed / Suggested:

*A pattern of initiative and leadership * Well-developed written and verbal communication skills * Strong interpersonal skills * Strong problem solving skills and sound decision-making ability * Excellent project management skills * Knowledge in technical aspects of food and/or poultry processing * Demonstrated commitment, flexibility and ability to work extended hours/shifts as needed Preferred Experience: Experience successfully managing or supervising a turkey first processing or further process operation * Experience successfully interacting with USDA/FSIS personnel with minimal direction


Jennie-O Turkey Store offers an excellent benefits package. Competitive base salary plus target incentive, annual merit increase performance reviews, medical, dental, vision, non-contributory pension, profit sharing, 401(k), stock purchase plan, paid personal time off. FREE two-year community or technical college tuition for children of employees. Relocation assistance is available based on eligibility. Inspired People. Inspired Food.

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