Hormel Foods Corporation Associate Programmer in Austin, Minnesota

Associate Programmer

Company Description:

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 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: This position develops, maintains, and supports application software for multiple departments and business units.

Associate Programmer Responsibilities:

  • Participates in the software development lifecycle phases to deliver high quality application solutions that meet business requirements

  • Works cross functionally as a problem solver

  • Key member of management team and is expected to learn the business and apply technology solutions to solve business problems


  • Bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Information Systems, or related field with a minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA or higher

  • 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 willing to relocate to Austin, Minnesota


  • Austin, Minnesota


  • Comprehensive training will consist of an approximate two-month (self-paced), hands-on program where the incumbent completes a standard set of training modules, which provides an overview to each area of Information Technology Services

  • Seminars at our corporate headquarters in Austin, MN will include presentations by all of our different divisions to increase product knowledge, company knowledge, and leadership skills


  • Successful Associate Programmers will have the opportunity to advance to positions of greater responsibility within the department or in other technical/analytical functions

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


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 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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