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Hormel Foods Plant/Maintenance Engineer Intern or Co-Op- Hormel Foods - Summer 2024 - Osceola, IA; Dubuque, IA; Rochelle, IL; Austin, MN; or Wichita, KS in Wichita, Kansas

Plant/Maintenance Engineer Intern & Co-op

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

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/

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: To gain real world experience by performing the duties of their full-time engineering counterparts, supervising maintenance personnel and directing the modification, improvement and installation of high-tech equipment in a manufacturing facility to maximize equipment and facility productivity at minimum cost

Responsibilities:

  • Will be involved in one or more of the following assignments:

  • Learn about DataStream 7i software and assist with ongoing implementation efforts

  • Update engineering information on the plant water and industrial sewer systems

  • Learn about system design and make recommendations regarding improvements which could include involvement with water-saving and energy conservation projects

  • Update plant engineering information on the plant compressed air distribution system

  • Become familiar with the design of plant air handling equipment and make recommendations to improve air balance within certain areas of the plant

  • Supervise plant maintenance employees on a relief basis

Requirements:

  • Must graduate in December 2024, May 2025, or August 2025 and major in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, or a related engineering field with a minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA preferred

  • Demonstrated leadership, persuasive, initiative, analytical, and communication skills are necessary for success in this position

  • Possess a strong work ethic and an entrepreneurial spirit

  • 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 any time in the future, require sponsorship for an employment visa

  • This position will require access to and/or the utilization of a personal motor vehicle to get to and from the workplace

Location and Hours:

  • Position is based out of one of our production facilities including:

  • Austin, MN

  • Dubuque, IA

  • Osceola, IA

  • Wichita, KS

  • Rochelle, IL

  • 2 options:

  • Internship is 3 months, full time, 40 hours per week, beginning late May to early August

  • Co-op is 6 months, full time, 40 hours per week, beginning late May to early December

Compensation:

  • The base pay range is $23 to $26 per hour; however, actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including, but not limited to, job-related knowledge, skill set, level of experience, and specific office location

  • Paid housing allowance

Requisition ID : 21919

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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