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Hormel Foods Corporation Associate Shipping and Warehouse Supervisor in Austin, Minnesota

Shipping and Warehouse Supervisor -- Entry Level

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

Company Description:

Hormel Foods Corporation, based in Austin, Minn., is a global branded food company with over $9 billion in annual revenues across more than 80 countries worldwide. Its brands include SKIPPY®, SPAM®, Hormel® Natural Choice®, Applegate®, Justin's®, Wholly Guacamole®, 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 one of "The 100 Best Corporate Citizens" by Corporate Responsibility Magazine for the 10th year in a row, and has received numerous other awards and accolades for its corporate responsibility and community service efforts. In 2016, the company celebrated its 125th anniversary and announced its new vision for the future -- Inspired People. Inspired Food.™ -- focusing on its legacy of innovation. For more information, visit www.hormelfoods.com and http://csr.hormelfoods.com/.

Job Purpose: Leads a high performance work team of schedulers, team leaders, and operators in all aspects of interplant logistics and warehouse operations


  • Supervises and trains employees

  • Coordinates in and out-bound shipments of product

  • Analyzes least cost distribution methods, tracks cost, and implements cost saving initiatives

  • Manages third party carriers to meet customer needs and assure that all products arrive safely and on-time


  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Management, Economics, Business, or Agricultural Business, or related field with a minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA or higher OR have:

  • At least 3 years of increasing supervisory responsibility in a military, production manufacturing, or shipping environment

  • Proven leadership, initiative, teamwork, and quantitative skills are necessary for success in this position

  • 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


  • Typical starting locations include Austin, Minnesota or Davenport, Iowa

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


  • Approximately 4-6 weeks are spent in a hands-on environment at a manufacturing facility or distribution center environment to obtain the necessary skills to effectively manage people and get an understanding of how the distribution process is run

  • Formal supervisory training and process control/product training

  • Shipping and Warehouse Supervisors attend a one week new employee orientation at our Corporate Office in Austin, Minnesota. This will include presentations by different divisions to increase product knowledge, company knowledge, and leadership skills.


  • Opportunities for advancement include Inventory Management, Transportation or Purchasing Management positions within the same facility, another facility or the Corporate Office.

  • A background in distribution will enable Shipping and Warehouse Supervisors to succeed in any area of Operations

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

  • Hormel Foods' "promote-from-within" philosophy rewards outstanding performance


Hormel Foods offers an excellent benefits package, including competitive base salaries plus yearly bonuses, an annual merit increase performance review, medical, dental, vision, non-contributory pension, profit sharing, 401(k), stock purchase plan, and more.

Application Instructions:

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

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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