Hormel Foods Corporation Engineering Technician -CO in Austin, Minnesota


ABOUT HORMEL FOODS -- 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/.


  • Performs basic engineering calculations and analyses.

  • Develops equipment designs of basic to moderate complexity.

  • Prepares engineering drawings and plant layouts.

  • Supervises field installation of equipment from the start to a satisfactory completion.

  • Concentrates on the design, procurement, and installation of food processing equipment.

  • Must have a general knowledge of machine design, controls, and plant electrical systems.



  • Successful completion of two years formal education beyond high school in a drafting program or preliminary engineering course work.

  • Two years experience in drafting and engineering work.

  • Solid working knowledge of CAD (Computer-Aided Design Systems) is essential.

  • Demonstrated use of organizational skills and ability to prioritize work.

  • Demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills.

  • Ability to apply sound judgement and make appropriate decisions with minimal supervision.

  • A 2D or 3D CAD test will be given to qualified candidates.


  • Autodesk AutoCad system knowledge.

  • Autodesk Inventor system knowledge.

  • Autodesk Revit system knowledge.

  • SolidWorks system knowledge.

  • Experience with Hormel Foods equipment specifications, plant equipment installation requirements, and thermal processing equipment.

Hormel Foods Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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