Hormel Foods Corporation Associate Shipping and Warehouse Supervisor in Austin, Minnesota
Shipping and Warehouse Supervisor -- Entry Level
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.
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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