Senior Staff Engineer (Electrical)

Hormel Foods Corporation
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  • Post Date: Jul 07, 2019
  • Start Date: 7/7/2019
  • Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description

Senior Staff Engineer (Electrical) 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 and


  • Provides electrical systems design and support for projects company-wide. This includes development of project concepts, review of proposed projects, design of approved systems, and troubleshooting of existing systems. Assures that the design of the project follows standard engineering practices and meets established objectives and all applicable federal, state and local codes. Develops cost estimates and appropriation requests for assigned projects.
  • Plans and executes engineering assignments of complex nature involving electrical systems. Projects may be independent entities, or they may be part of larger projects.
  • Prepares and monitors designs so they deliver the expected results and achieve all financial objectives.
  • Researches and develops ideas and concepts that provide new and innovative process and equipment alternatives for company operations.
  • Assures that designs and equipment meet or exceed regulatory and company requirements for quality, safety, and sanitation.
  • Develops and implements corporate policies and standards in the areas of electrical engineering.


  • Professional Engineering license as an electrical engineer or ability to attain license within one year.
  • Minimum five years of pertinent experience in technical field.
  • A strong pattern of initiative, innovation and creativity.
  • Highly developed leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven problem-solving, decision-making and project management skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • The ability to work effectively, independently and as part of a diverse team environment. Preferred:
  • Solid understanding and knowledge of the National Electrical Code (NEC). Must be able to apply the Code to engineering design.
  • Knowledge and experience with NFPA 70E and arc flash hazard analysis. Location:
  • Austin, MN Corporate Office South 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. Application Instructions: Please visit 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. #CB

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