Hormel Foods Corporation Sales Support Specialist in Austin, Minnesota


Inspired People. Inspired Food.™

Established in 1891, Hormel Foods Corporation is a $9.5 billion Fortune 500 company based in Austin, Minn. Founded upon a commitment to the highest standards of food safety and product quality, Hormel Foods continues to expand as a global maker and marketer of consumer-branded foods. Even after 125 years, Hormel Foods follows the vision of its founder to "Originate, don't imitate," and seeks out people who make that a reality. Employees at Hormel Foods are highly regarded as some of the best and brightest in the industry. A career with Hormel Foods means joining a team of more than 20,000 people dedicated to inspiring each other and bettering food for all. Learn more at www.hormelfoods.com


The incumbent will be responsible for the following tasks on assigned accounts:

  • Performs research and resolution duties associated with all deductions, check payment requests and credit types in a team environment. This includes identifying, researching, collecting appropriate supporting documentation and determining the appropriate resolution type in an audit compliant manner using the support of the Sales Support Clerk.

  • Creates requests to customers, field sales and others within Hormel in order to resolve open items.

  • Responds to sales requests concerning spending and fund availability, which includes understanding the role and function of sales as relates to promotion entry and execution.

  • Performs statement management by monitoring key measures and responding accordingly in order to drive improvements where needed and stay within goal.

  • Works with sales to analyze deductions in order to recognize liabilities properly and actualize promotional events.

  • Collaborates with team members and other areas for the purpose of deduction prevention and process improvement.

  • Handles identification, invoice preparation and collection of invalid deductions.



  • Demonstrated pattern of initiative.

  • Strong problem solving and decision making skills.

  • Well developed written and verbal communication skills.

  • Well developed interpersonal and organizational skills.

  • Proven customer service experience.

  • Proven ability to make independent decisions and work under minimal supervision.


  • Experience with Accounts Receivable, Siebel, and HighRadius.

  • Post high school accounting classes or accounting related experience.


  • Austin, Minnesota

  • Position is full time, 40 hours per week

  • First Shift


  • Competitive wage

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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